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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 Flag of 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 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

There is no time difference between Houston and Muscle Shoals.

Time Difference

Houston, TX

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Muscle Shoals, AL

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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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