# Distance between Houston, TX (IAH) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Houston to Muscle Shoals (Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 558 miles / 898 kilometers / 485 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 33 minutes.

Driving distance from Houston (IAH) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 713 miles / 1148 kilometers and travel time by car is about 13 hours 0 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

## How far is Muscle Shoals from Houston?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 558.297 miles
• 898.492 kilometers
• 485.147 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
• 558.064 miles
• 898.117 kilometers
• 484.944 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 Houston George Bush Intercontinental Airport
City: Houston, TX
Country: United States
IATA Code: IAH
ICAO Code: KIAH
Coordinates: 29°59′3″N, 95°20′29″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

There is no time difference between Houston and Muscle Shoals.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 107 kg (236 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Houston (IAH) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
558
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
558

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