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Distance between Houston, TX (HOU) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Houston to Block Island (Houston William P. Hobby Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 1548 miles / 2491 kilometers / 1345 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 25 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (HOU) to Block Island (BID) is 1813 miles / 2917 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 55 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston William P. Hobby Airport (HOU) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1548.119 miles
  • 2491.456 kilometers
  • 1345.279 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
  • 1546.474 miles
  • 2488.809 kilometers
  • 1343.849 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 Houston William P. Hobby Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: HOU
ICAO Code: KHOU
Coordinates: 29°38′43″N, 95°16′44″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

The time difference between Houston and Block Island is 1 hour. Block Island is 1 hour ahead of Houston.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

 CDT

Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 183 kg (402 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (HOU) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
1548
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1548

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