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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Washington D.C. (IAD)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Washington D.C. (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Washington Dulles International Airport) is 1032 miles / 1661 kilometers / 897 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 27 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Washington D.C. (IAD) is 1198 miles / 1928 kilometers and travel time by car is about 20 hours 57 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lincoln to Washington D.C..

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD).

How far is Washington D.C. from Lincoln?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Lincoln and Washington D.C.. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1032.050 miles
  • 1660.924 kilometers
  • 896.827 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
  • 1029.543 miles
  • 1656.889 kilometers
  • 894.648 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

Airport information


A Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)
City: Lincoln, NE
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNK
ICAO Code: KLNK
Coordinates: 40°51′3″N, 96°45′33″W

B Washington Dulles International Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAD
ICAO Code: KIAD
Coordinates: 38°56′40″N, 77°27′20″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lincoln and Washington D.C. is 1 hour. Washington D.C. is 1 hour ahead of Lincoln.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 153 kg (337 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Washington D.C. (IAD).

Distance:
1032
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1032

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