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Distance between Cedar Rapids, IA (CID) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Distance from Cedar Rapids to Muscle Shoals (The Eastern Iowa Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 540 miles / 870 kilometers / 470 nautical miles.

How far is Muscle Shoals from Cedar Rapids?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 540.326 miles
  • 869.571 kilometers
  • 469.531 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
  • 540.885 miles
  • 870.469 kilometers
  • 470.016 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) to Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) is 1 hour 31 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Cedar Rapids and Muscle Shoals.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 105 kg (231 pounds).

Airport information


A The Eastern Iowa Airport
City: Cedar Rapids, IA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: CID
ICAO Code: KCID
Coordinates: 41°53′4″N, 91°42′38″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

Cedar Rapids to Muscle Shoals flight path

Shortest flight path between The Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Cedar Rapids (CID) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

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Air miles:
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
540

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