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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Columbus, OH (LCK)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Columbus (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Rickenbacker International Airport) is 733 miles / 1180 kilometers / 637 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Columbus (LCK) is 844 miles / 1359 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lincoln to Columbus.

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Rickenbacker International Airport (LCK).

How far is Columbus from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 733.065 miles
  • 1179.755 kilometers
  • 637.016 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
  • 731.246 miles
  • 1176.827 kilometers
  • 635.436 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 Rickenbacker International Airport
City: Columbus, OH
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LCK
ICAO Code: KLCK
Coordinates: 39°48′49″N, 82°55′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lincoln and Columbus is 1 hour. Columbus is 1 hour ahead of Lincoln.

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Columbus, OH

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 128 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Columbus (LCK).

Distance:
733
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
733

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