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

Flight distance from Chicago to Lincoln (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 466 miles / 750 kilometers / 405 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 22 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (ORD) to Lincoln (LNK) is 517 miles / 832 kilometers and travel time by car is about 8 hours 56 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

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)
  • 466.300 miles
  • 750.437 kilometers
  • 405.204 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
  • 465.145 miles
  • 748.579 kilometers
  • 404.200 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 Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″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

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Lincoln.

Time Difference

Chicago, IL

 CST

Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 94 kg (206 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
466
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
466

Round trip?