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Distance between Washington D.C. (DCA) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Distance from Washington D.C. to Block Island (Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 331 miles / 532 kilometers / 287 nautical miles.

How far is Block Island from Washington D.C.?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 330.723 miles
  • 532.247 kilometers
  • 287.390 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
  • 330.201 miles
  • 531.407 kilometers
  • 286.937 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) to Block Island State Airport (BID) is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Washington D.C. and Block Island.

Time Difference

Washington D.C.
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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 71 kg (157 pounds).

Airport information


A Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
City: Washington D.C.
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DCA
ICAO Code: KDCA
Coordinates: 38°51′7″N, 77°2′15″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

Map

Washington D.C. to Block Island flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Washington D.C. (DCA) → Block Island (BID).

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Air miles:
331
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
331

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