Map of flight path and driving directions from Lincoln to San Francisco.
Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and San Francisco International Airport (SFO).
How far is San Francisco from Lincoln?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Lincoln and San Francisco. Here are two common methods:Vincenty's formula (applied above)
- 1387.109 miles
- 2232.336 kilometers
- 1205.365 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
- 1383.848 miles
- 2227.088 kilometers
- 1202.531 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).
Time difference and current local times
The time difference between Lincoln and San Francisco is 2 hours. San Francisco is 2 hours behind Lincoln.
San Francisco, CA
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 172 kg (380 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Lincoln (LNK) → San Francisco (SFO).