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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 Flag of 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 Flag of 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.

Time Difference

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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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