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Distance between Richmond, VA (RIC) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Richmond to Block Island (Richmond International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 398 miles / 640 kilometers / 346 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Richmond (RIC) to Block Island (BID) is 519 miles / 836 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 44 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Richmond International Airport (RIC) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Richmond?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 397.920 miles
  • 640.390 kilometers
  • 345.783 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
  • 397.586 miles
  • 639.853 kilometers
  • 345.493 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 Richmond International Airport
City: Richmond, VA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RIC
ICAO Code: KRIC
Coordinates: 37°30′18″N, 77°19′10″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 Richmond and Block Island.

Time Difference

Richmond, VA

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (184 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Richmond (RIC) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
398
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
398

Round trip?