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Distance between West Palm Beach, FL (PBI) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from West Palm Beach to Block Island (Palm Beach International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 1110 miles / 1787 kilometers / 965 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 36 minutes.

Driving distance from West Palm Beach (PBI) to Block Island (BID) is 1396 miles / 2247 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 41 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from West Palm Beach to Block Island.

Shortest flight path between Palm Beach International Airport (PBI) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from West Palm Beach?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1110.441 miles
  • 1787.082 kilometers
  • 964.947 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
  • 1112.183 miles
  • 1789.886 kilometers
  • 966.461 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 Palm Beach International Airport
City: West Palm Beach, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PBI
ICAO Code: KPBI
Coordinates: 26°40′59″N, 80°5′44″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

There is no time difference between West Palm Beach and Block Island.

Time Difference

West Palm Beach, FL

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 157 kg (347 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

West Palm Beach (PBI) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
1110
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1110

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