Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Block Island (Fairbanks International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 3311 miles / 5329 kilometers / 2878 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 46 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Block Island (BID) is 4461 miles / 7179 kilometers and travel time by car is about 80 hours 40 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Fairbanks?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3311.432 miles
• 5329.233 kilometers
• 2877.556 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
• 3302.873 miles
• 5315.459 kilometers
• 2870.119 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 Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″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 Fairbanks and Block Island is 4 hours. Block Island is 4 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 372 kg (819 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
3311
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3311

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