# Distance between Charleston, SC (CHS) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Charleston to Muscle Shoals (Charleston International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 454 miles / 730 kilometers / 394 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 21 minutes.

Driving distance from Charleston (CHS) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 549 miles / 883 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Charleston International Airport (CHS) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

## How far is Muscle Shoals from Charleston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 453.528 miles
• 729.883 kilometers
• 394.105 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
• 452.718 miles
• 728.579 kilometers
• 393.401 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 Charleston International Airport
City: Charleston, SC
Country: United States
IATA Code: CHS
ICAO Code: KCHS
Coordinates: 32°53′54″N, 80°2′25″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 Charleston and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind Charleston.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 92 kg (202 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Charleston (CHS) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
454
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
454

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