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Distance between Palm Springs, CA (PSP) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Palm Springs to Muscle Shoals (Palm Springs International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 1649 miles / 2653 kilometers / 1433 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 3 hours 37 minutes.

Driving distance from Palm Springs (PSP) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 1871 miles / 3011 kilometers and travel time by car is about 32 hours 6 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Palm Springs International Airport (PSP) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from Palm Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 1648.731 miles
  • 2653.376 kilometers
  • 1432.708 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
  • 1645.150 miles
  • 2647.612 kilometers
  • 1429.596 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 Palm Springs International Airport
City: Palm Springs, CA
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: PSP
ICAO Code: KPSP
Coordinates: 33°49′46″N, 116°30′25″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 Palm Springs and Muscle Shoals is 2 hours. Muscle Shoals is 2 hours ahead of Palm Springs.

Time Difference

Palm Springs, CA

 PST

Muscle Shoals, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 189 kg (417 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Palm Springs (PSP) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
1649
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1649

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