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Distance between Louisville, KY (SDF) and Lincoln, NE (LNK)

Flight distance from Louisville to Lincoln (Louisville International Airport – Lincoln Airport (Nebraska)) is 617 miles / 993 kilometers / 536 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 40 minutes.

Driving distance from Louisville (SDF) to Lincoln (LNK) is 715 miles / 1151 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 34 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Louisville International Airport (SDF) and Lincoln Airport (Nebraska) (LNK).

How far is Lincoln from Louisville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 616.799 miles
  • 992.641 kilometers
  • 535.983 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
  • 615.496 miles
  • 990.545 kilometers
  • 534.851 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 Louisville International Airport
City: Louisville, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SDF
ICAO Code: KSDF
Coordinates: 38°10′27″N, 85°44′9″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

The time difference between Louisville and Lincoln is 1 hour. Lincoln is 1 hour behind Louisville.

Time Difference

Louisville, KY

 EDT

Lincoln, NE

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 115 kg (253 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Louisville (SDF) → Lincoln (LNK).

Distance:
617
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
617

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