# Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Liberal, KS (LBL)

Flight distance from South Bend to Liberal (South Bend International Airport – Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport) is 846 miles / 1362 kilometers / 735 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 6 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Liberal (LBL) is 979 miles / 1576 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 24 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from South Bend to Liberal.

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport (LBL).

## How far is Liberal from South Bend?

There are several ways to calculate distances between South Bend and Liberal. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 846.047 miles
• 1361.581 kilometers
• 735.195 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
• 844.455 miles
• 1359.019 kilometers
• 733.812 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″W

B Liberal Mid-America Regional Airport
City: Liberal, KS
Country: United States
IATA Code: LBL
ICAO Code: KLBL
Coordinates: 37°2′39″N, 100°57′35″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between South Bend and Liberal is 1 hour. Liberal is 1 hour behind South Bend.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 139 kg (306 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Liberal (LBL).

Distance:
846
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
846

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