# Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Block Island (Lafayette Regional Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 1369 miles / 2203 kilometers / 1190 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Block Island (BID) is 1599 miles / 2573 kilometers and travel time by car is about 29 hours 15 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

## How far is Block Island from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1368.952 miles
• 2203.114 kilometers
• 1189.586 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
• 1367.717 miles
• 2201.126 kilometers
• 1188.513 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 Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″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 Lafayette and Block Island is 1 hour. Block Island is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 171 kg (378 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
1369
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1369

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