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Distance between Detroit, MI (DTW) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Detroit to Block Island (Detroit Metropolitan Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 613 miles / 986 kilometers / 533 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 39 minutes.

Driving distance from Detroit (DTW) to Block Island (BID) is 777 miles / 1250 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 39 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Detroit Metropolitan Airport (DTW) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Detroit?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 612.900 miles
  • 986.367 kilometers
  • 532.596 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
  • 611.340 miles
  • 983.856 kilometers
  • 531.240 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 Detroit Metropolitan Airport
City: Detroit, MI
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: DTW
ICAO Code: KDTW
Coordinates: 42°12′44″N, 83°21′12″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 Detroit and Block Island.

Time Difference

Detroit, MI

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 114 kg (252 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Detroit (DTW) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
613
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
613

Round trip?