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Block Island Airport


Chet Smolski, Rhode Island College


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Block Island State Airport (BID) opened in 1950. It maintains scheduled service to Westerly State Airport, but is primarily used for general aviation. It is mostly used for single engine crafts, providing an alternative to the ferry as a connection to mainland.



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Subject Headings

Civil Engineering -- Transportation engineering; Land use -- Transit-oriented development; Transportation;

Country Name

United States of America

Region Name

Rhode Island

City Name

Block Island


Block Island, Rhode Island; airports;