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Distance between Chicago, IL (ORD) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Distance from Chicago to Muscle Shoals (Chicago O'Hare International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 499 miles / 803 kilometers / 434 nautical miles.

How far is Muscle Shoals from Chicago?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 499.169 miles
  • 803.334 kilometers
  • 433.766 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
  • 500.027 miles
  • 804.716 kilometers
  • 434.512 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).

Flight duration

Estimated flight time from Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) to Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) is 1 hour 26 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

There is no time difference between Chicago and Muscle Shoals.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 99 kg (218 pounds).

Airport information


A Chicago O'Hare International Airport
City: Chicago, IL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: ORD
ICAO Code: KORD
Coordinates: 41°58′42″N, 87°54′17″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

Chicago to Muscle Shoals flight path

Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Chicago (ORD) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

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Air miles:
499
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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
499

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