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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Rochester to Lincoln (Rochester International Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 303 miles / 488 kilometers / 264 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 4 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Lincoln (LNK) is 392 miles / 631 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 303.294 miles
  • 488.105 kilometers
  • 263.555 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
  • 303.033 miles
  • 487.685 kilometers
  • 263.329 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″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 Rochester and Lincoln.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Lincoln, NE

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 70 kg (154 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
303
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
303

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