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Distance between Lafayette, LA (LFT) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Lafayette to Muscle Shoals (Lafayette Regional Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 404 miles / 650 kilometers / 351 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 15 minutes.

Driving distance from Lafayette (LFT) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 519 miles / 835 kilometers and travel time by car is about 9 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from Lafayette?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 403.929 miles
  • 650.060 kilometers
  • 351.004 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
  • 404.248 miles
  • 650.574 kilometers
  • 351.282 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 Lafayette Regional Airport
City: Lafayette, LA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: LFT
ICAO Code: KLFT
Coordinates: 30°12′19″N, 91°59′15″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 Lafayette and Muscle Shoals.

Time Difference

Lafayette, LA

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Muscle Shoals, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 84 kg (186 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Lafayette (LFT) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
404
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
404

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