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

Flight distance from Houston to Block Island (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 1537 miles / 2474 kilometers / 1336 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 24 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Block Island (BID) is 1821 miles / 2930 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 2 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) 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)
  • 1537.096 miles
  • 2473.717 kilometers
  • 1335.700 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
  • 1535.362 miles
  • 2470.925 kilometers
  • 1334.193 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 George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″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

 CST

Block Island, RI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 182 kg (401 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
1537
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1537

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