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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 Flag of 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 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 Charleston and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind Charleston.

Time Difference

Charleston, SC

 EST

Muscle Shoals, AL

 CST

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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