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

Flight 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. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Driving distance from Washington D.C. (DCA) to Block Island (BID) is 408 miles / 657 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 14 minutes.

Washington D.C. – Block Island

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331
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532
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287
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How far is Block Island from Washington D.C.?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. 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 Washington D.C. to Block Island is 1 hour 7 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Washington D.C. time to Block Island time converter

Time in Washington D.C.: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Block Island: 00:00

Current local times

Washington D.C.

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Washington D.C. to Block Island generates about 74 kg of CO2 per passenger, 74 kilograms is equal to 162 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Washington D.C. to Block Island

Shortest flight path between Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

Airport information

Origin 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
Destination 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