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Distance between Providence, RI (PVD) and Lancaster, PA (LNS)

Flight distance from Providence to Lancaster (Providence T. F. Green Airport – Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania)) is 278 miles / 448 kilometers / 242 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 1 minutes.

Driving distance from Providence (PVD) to Lancaster (LNS) is 329 miles / 530 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 21 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Providence T. F. Green Airport (PVD) and Lancaster Airport (Pennsylvania) (LNS).

How far is Lancaster from Providence?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 278.283 miles
  • 447.853 kilometers
  • 241.821 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
  • 277.743 miles
  • 446.984 kilometers
  • 241.352 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 Providence T. F. Green Airport
City: Providence, RI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PVD
ICAO Code: KPVD
Coordinates: 41°43′57″N, 71°25′13″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 Providence and Lancaster.

Time Difference

Providence, RI

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Lancaster, PA

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 66 kg (145 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Providence (PVD) → Lancaster (LNS).

Distance:
278
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
278

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