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Distance between Asheville, NC (AVL) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Asheville to Muscle Shoals (Asheville Regional Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 291 miles / 468 kilometers / 253 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 3 minutes.

Driving distance from Asheville (AVL) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 374 miles / 602 kilometers and travel time by car is about 7 hours 25 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from Asheville?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 291.069 miles
  • 468.430 kilometers
  • 252.932 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
  • 290.457 miles
  • 467.445 kilometers
  • 252.400 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 Asheville Regional Airport
City: Asheville, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: AVL
ICAO Code: KAVL
Coordinates: 35°26′10″N, 82°32′30″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 Asheville and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind Asheville.

Time Difference

Asheville, NC

 EST

Muscle Shoals, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 68 kg (150 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Asheville (AVL) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
291
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
291

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