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Distance between Philadelphia, PA (PHL) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Philadelphia to Block Island (Philadelphia International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 213 miles / 342 kilometers / 185 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 54 minutes.

Driving distance from Philadelphia (PHL) to Block Island (BID) is 280 miles / 451 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 14 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Philadelphia?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 212.598 miles
  • 342.143 kilometers
  • 184.743 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
  • 212.207 miles
  • 341.513 kilometers
  • 184.402 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 Philadelphia International Airport
City: Philadelphia, PA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PHL
ICAO Code: KPHL
Coordinates: 39°52′18″N, 75°14′27″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 Philadelphia and Block Island.

Time Difference

Philadelphia, PA

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 56 kg (124 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philadelphia (PHL) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
213
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
213

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