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Distance between Rochester, MN (RST) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Rochester to Muscle Shoals (Rochester International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 684 miles / 1101 kilometers / 594 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 47 minutes.

Driving distance from Rochester (RST) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 810 miles / 1304 kilometers and travel time by car is about 14 hours 53 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Rochester International Airport (RST) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from Rochester?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 683.925 miles
  • 1100.670 kilometers
  • 594.315 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
  • 684.590 miles
  • 1101.741 kilometers
  • 594.893 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 Rochester International Airport
City: Rochester, MN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: RST
ICAO Code: KRST
Coordinates: 43°54′29″N, 92°30′0″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

There is no time difference between Rochester and Muscle Shoals.

Time Difference

Rochester, MN

 CST

Muscle Shoals, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 123 kg (271 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Rochester (RST) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
684
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
684

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