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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 Flag of 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 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 Rock Springs and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour ahead of Rock Springs.

Time Difference

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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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