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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Raleigh, NC (RDU)

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

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Raleigh (RDU) is 1256 miles / 2022 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU).

How far is Raleigh from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1032.195 miles
  • 1661.157 kilometers
  • 896.953 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
  • 1030.184 miles
  • 1657.921 kilometers
  • 895.206 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Raleigh, NC

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Raleigh (RDU).

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

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1032

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