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Distance between Seattle, WA (BFI) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Seattle to Block Island (Seattle Boeing Field – Block Island State Airport) is 2505 miles / 4032 kilometers / 2177 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 14 minutes.

Driving distance from Seattle (BFI) to Block Island (BID) is 3066 miles / 4935 kilometers and travel time by car is about 51 hours 58 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Seattle to Block Island.

Shortest flight path between Seattle Boeing Field (BFI) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Seattle?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Seattle and Block Island. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2505.320 miles
  • 4031.922 kilometers
  • 2177.064 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
  • 2498.703 miles
  • 4021.272 kilometers
  • 2171.313 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 Seattle Boeing Field
City: Seattle, WA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BFI
ICAO Code: KBFI
Coordinates: 47°31′47″N, 122°18′7″W

B Block Island State Airport
City: Block Island, RI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: BID
ICAO Code: KBID
Coordinates: 41°10′5″N, 71°34′40″W

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Seattle and Block Island is 3 hours. Block Island is 3 hours ahead of Seattle.

Time Difference

Seattle, WA

 PST

Block Island, RI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 276 kg (608 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Seattle (BFI) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
2505
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2505

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