# 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
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
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.

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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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