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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Louisville, KY (SDF)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Louisville (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Louisville International Airport) is 617 miles / 993 kilometers / 536 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Louisville (SDF) is 713 miles / 1148 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 32 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Louisville International Airport (SDF).

How far is Louisville from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 616.799 miles
  • 992.641 kilometers
  • 535.983 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
  • 615.496 miles
  • 990.545 kilometers
  • 534.851 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 Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″W

Time difference and current local times

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

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Louisville, KY

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 115 kg (253 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Louisville (SDF).

Distance:
617
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
617

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