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Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Charleston to Block Island (Charleston International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 737 miles / 1186 kilometers / 640 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 53 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Block Island (BID) is 917 miles / 1476 kilometers and travel time by car is about 17 hours 42 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 736.825 miles
  • 1185.805 kilometers
  • 640.283 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
  • 736.998 miles
  • 1186.084 kilometers
  • 640.434 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″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

There is no time difference between Charleston and Block Island.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 129 kg (283 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
737
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
737

Round trip?