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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Sacramento, CA (SMF)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Sacramento (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Sacramento International Airport) is 1326 miles / 2134 kilometers / 1152 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 0 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Sacramento (SMF) is 1534 miles / 2468 kilometers and travel time by car is about 24 hours 17 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Sacramento International Airport (SMF).

How far is Sacramento from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1325.804 miles
  • 2133.675 kilometers
  • 1152.092 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
  • 1322.574 miles
  • 2128.476 kilometers
  • 1149.285 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 Sacramento International Airport
City: Sacramento, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SMF
ICAO Code: KSMF
Coordinates: 38°41′43″N, 121°35′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lincoln and Sacramento is 2 hours. Sacramento is 2 hours behind Lincoln.

Time Difference

Lincoln, NE

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Sacramento, CA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 169 kg (372 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Sacramento (SMF).

Distance:
1326
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1326

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