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Distance between Philipsburg (SXM) and Block Island, RI (BID)

Flight distance from Philipsburg to Block Island (Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport – Block Island State Airport) is 1670 miles / 2688 kilometers / 1452 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 39 minutes.

Map of flight path from Philipsburg to Block Island.

Shortest flight path between Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport (SXM) and Block Island State Airport (BID).

How far is Block Island from Philipsburg?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1670.461 miles
  • 2688.347 kilometers
  • 1451.591 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
  • 1674.850 miles
  • 2695.410 kilometers
  • 1455.405 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 Sint Maarten Princess Juliana International Airport
City: Philipsburg
Country: Netherlands Antilles Flag of Netherlands Antilles
IATA Code: SXM
ICAO Code: TNCM
Coordinates: 18°2′27″N, 63°6′32″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 Philipsburg and Block Island is 1 hour. Block Island is 1 hour behind Philipsburg.

Time Difference

Philipsburg

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Block Island, RI

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 191 kg (420 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Philipsburg (SXM) → Block Island (BID).

Distance:
1670
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1670

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