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Distance between Chicago, IL (MDW) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Chicago to Block Island (Chicago Midway International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 839 miles / 1351 kilometers / 729 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Driving distance from Chicago (MDW) to Block Island (BID) is 965 miles / 1553 kilometers and travel time by car is about 19 hours 5 minutes.

Chicago – Block Island

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839
Miles
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1351
Kilometers
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729
Nautical miles

How far is Block Island from Chicago?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Los Angeles and Chicago. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 839.312 miles
  • 1350.741 kilometers
  • 729.342 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
  • 837.150 miles
  • 1347.262 kilometers
  • 727.463 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).

Flight Duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago to Block Island is 2 hours 5 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

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

Chicago time to Block Island time converter

Time in Chicago: 00:00 ⇆ Time in Block Island: 00:00

Current local times

Chicago, IL

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

On average flying from Chicago to Block Island generates about 138 kg of CO2 per passenger, 138 kilograms is equal to 305 pounds (lbs). The figures are estimates and include only the CO2 generated by burning jet fuel.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Block Island

Shortest flight path between Chicago Midway International Airport (MDW) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

Airport information

Origin Chicago Midway International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: MDW
ICAO Code: KMDW
Coordinates: 41°47′9″N, 87°45′8″W
Destination 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