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Distance between Lexington, KY (LEX) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Lexington to Muscle Shoals (Lexington Blue Grass Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 282 miles / 454 kilometers / 245 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 2 minutes.

Driving distance from Lexington (LEX) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 336 miles / 540 kilometers and travel time by car is about 6 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lexington Blue Grass Airport (LEX) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from Lexington?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 282.003 miles
  • 453.840 kilometers
  • 245.054 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
  • 282.152 miles
  • 454.080 kilometers
  • 245.183 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 Lexington Blue Grass Airport
City: Lexington, KY
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LEX
ICAO Code: KLEX
Coordinates: 38°2′11″N, 84°36′21″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 Lexington and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind Lexington.

Time Difference

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Muscle Shoals, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 67 kg (147 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lexington (LEX) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
282
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
282

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