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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 Flag of 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 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 Lafayette and Block Island is 1 hour. Block Island is 1 hour ahead of Lafayette.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

 CDT

Block Island, RI

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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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