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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Lancaster (Philadelphia International Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 59 miles / 94 kilometers / 51 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 36 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Lancaster (LNS) is 74 miles / 119 kilometers and travel time by car is about 1 hour 37 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Philadelphia to Lancaster.

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Philadelphia?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Philadelphia and Lancaster. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 58.575 miles
  • 94.267 kilometers
  • 50.900 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
  • 58.448 miles
  • 94.064 kilometers
  • 50.790 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″W

B Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)
City: Lancaster, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LNS
ICAO Code: KLNS
Coordinates: 40°7′18″N, 76°17′45″W

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Philadelphia and Lancaster.

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 34 kg (74 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
59
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
59

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