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Distance between Los Angeles, CA (LAX) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Los Angeles to Muscle Shoals (Los Angeles International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 1755 miles / 2824 kilometers / 1525 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 49 minutes.

Driving distance from Los Angeles (LAX) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 1969 miles / 3169 kilometers and travel time by car is about 33 hours 31 minutes.

Map of flight path and driving directions from Los Angeles to Muscle Shoals.

Shortest flight path between Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from Los Angeles?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1754.762 miles
  • 2824.016 kilometers
  • 1524.847 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
  • 1750.941 miles
  • 2817.867 kilometers
  • 1521.526 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 Los Angeles International Airport
City: Los Angeles, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LAX
ICAO Code: KLAX
Coordinates: 33°56′33″N, 118°24′28″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 Los Angeles and Muscle Shoals is 2 hours. Muscle Shoals is 2 hours ahead of Los Angeles.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 193 kg (425 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Los Angeles (LAX) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
1755
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1755

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