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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Rochester, MN (RST)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Rochester (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Rochester International Airport) is 303 miles / 488 kilometers / 264 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Rochester (RST) is 390 miles / 628 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 45 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Rochester International Airport (RST).

How far is Rochester from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 303.294 miles
  • 488.105 kilometers
  • 263.555 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
  • 303.033 miles
  • 487.685 kilometers
  • 263.329 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Lincoln and Rochester.

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Rochester, MN

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (154 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Rochester (RST).

Distance:
303
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
303

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