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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and State College, PA (SCE)

Flight distance from Lincoln to State College (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – University Park Airport) is 989 miles / 1592 kilometers / 859 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to State College (SCE) is 1074 miles / 1728 kilometers and travel time by car is about 18 hours 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Lincoln to State College.

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and University Park Airport (SCE).

How far is State College from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 988.926 miles
  • 1591.522 kilometers
  • 859.353 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
  • 986.405 miles
  • 1587.465 kilometers
  • 857.163 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 University Park Airport
City: State College, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SCE
ICAO Code: KUNV
Coordinates: 40°50′57″N, 77°50′55″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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State College, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 150 kg (331 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → State College (SCE).

Distance:
989
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
989

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