Map of flight path and driving directions from Chicago to Muscle Shoals.
Shortest flight path between Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).
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).
Time difference and current local times
There is no time difference between Chicago and Muscle Shoals.
Muscle Shoals, AL
Carbon dioxide emissions
Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 98 kg (217 pounds).
Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator
Chicago (ORD) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).