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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Distance from Chicago to Lincoln (Midway International Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 473 miles / 761 kilometers / 411 nautical miles.

How far is Lincoln from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 472.790 miles
  • 760.881 kilometers
  • 410.843 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
  • 471.605 miles
  • 758.975 kilometers
  • 409.814 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Midway International Airport (MDW) to Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK) is 1 hour 23 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Lincoln.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 95 kg (209 pounds).

Airport information


A Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W

B 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

Chicago to Lincoln flight path

Shortest flight path between Midway International Airport (MDW) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (MDW) → Lincoln (LNK).

Elite level bonus (%):
Booking class bonus (%):
Air miles:
473
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
473

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