# 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
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
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.

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## 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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