# Distance between Atlanta, GA (ATL) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Atlanta to Muscle Shoals (Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 198 miles / 318 kilometers / 172 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Atlanta (ATL) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 261 miles / 420 kilometers and travel time by car is about 4 hours 54 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Atlanta to Muscle Shoals.

Shortest flight path between Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

## How far is Muscle Shoals from Atlanta?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Atlanta and Muscle Shoals. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 197.616 miles
• 318.032 kilometers
• 171.723 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
• 197.322 miles
• 317.560 kilometers
• 171.468 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 Hartsfield–Jackson Atlanta International Airport
City: Atlanta, GA
Country: United States
IATA Code: ATL
ICAO Code: KATL
Coordinates: 33°38′12″N, 84°25′41″W

B Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
City: Muscle Shoals, AL
Country: United States
IATA Code: MSL
ICAO Code: KMSL
Coordinates: 34°44′43″N, 87°36′36″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Atlanta and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind Atlanta.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 52 kg (115 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Atlanta (ATL) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
198
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
198

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