# 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
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
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.

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## 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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