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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Block Island (Palm Springs International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 2492 miles / 4010 kilometers / 2165 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 5 hours 13 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Block Island (BID) is 2891 miles / 4653 kilometers and travel time by car is about 50 hours 7 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 2491.563 miles
  • 4009.782 kilometers
  • 2165.109 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
  • 2486.134 miles
  • 4001.045 kilometers
  • 2160.392 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 Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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 Palm Springs and Block Island is 3 hours. Block Island is 3 hours ahead of Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Block Island, RI

 EST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 274 kg (604 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
2492
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
2492

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