# Distance between Rock Springs, WY (RKS) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Rock Springs to Muscle Shoals (Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 1256 miles / 2021 kilometers / 1091 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 2 hours 52 minutes.

Driving distance from Rock Springs (RKS) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 1501 miles / 2415 kilometers and travel time by car is about 25 hours 12 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport (RKS) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

## How far is Muscle Shoals from Rock Springs?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 1255.832 miles
• 2021.065 kilometers
• 1091.288 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
• 1253.565 miles
• 2017.418 kilometers
• 1089.318 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 Southwest Wyoming Regional Airport
City: Rock Springs, WY
Country: United States
IATA Code: RKS
ICAO Code: KRKS
Coordinates: 41°35′39″N, 109°3′54″W

B Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
City: Muscle Shoals, AL
Country: 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 Rock Springs and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour ahead of Rock Springs.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 164 kg (362 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rock Springs (RKS) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
1256
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
1256

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