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).
How far is Block Island from Chicago?
There are several ways to calculate distances between Chicago and Block Island. 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).
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.
Block Island, RI
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 138 kg (305 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (MDW) → Block Island (BID).