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Distance between Lincoln, NE (LNK) and Tucson, AZ (TUS)

Flight distance from Lincoln to Tucson (Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) – Tucson International Airport) is 991 miles / 1595 kilometers / 861 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Lincoln (LNK) to Tucson (TUS) is 1216 miles / 1957 kilometers and travel time by car is about 22 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) and Tucson International Airport (TUS).

How far is Tucson from Lincoln?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 990.955 miles
  • 1594.788 kilometers
  • 861.117 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
  • 990.269 miles
  • 1593.683 kilometers
  • 860.520 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 Tucson International Airport
City: Tucson, AZ
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TUS
ICAO Code: KTUS
Coordinates: 32°6′57″N, 110°56′27″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Lincoln and Tucson is 1 hour. Tucson is 1 hour behind Lincoln.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

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

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lincoln (LNK) → Tucson (TUS).

Distance:
991
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
991

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