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Distance between Raleigh, NC (RDU) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Distance from Raleigh to Muscle Shoals (Raleigh–Durham International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 504 miles / 812 kilometers / 438 nautical miles.

How far is Muscle Shoals from Raleigh?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 504.445 miles
  • 811.825 kilometers
  • 438.351 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
  • 503.371 miles
  • 810.098 kilometers
  • 437.418 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 Raleigh–Durham International Airport (RDU) to Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) is 1 hour 27 minutes.

Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Raleigh and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind Raleigh.

Time Difference

Raleigh
Muscle Shoals

Raleigh, NC

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Muscle Shoals, AL

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 100 kg (220 pounds).

Airport information


A Raleigh–Durham International Airport
City: Raleigh, NC
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RDU
ICAO Code: KRDU
Coordinates: 35°52′39″N, 78°47′14″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

Map

Raleigh to Muscle Shoals flight map.

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Raleigh (RDU) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

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In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
504

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