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Distance between South Bend, IN (SBN) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from South Bend to Muscle Shoals (South Bend International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 485 miles / 781 kilometers / 422 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 25 minutes.

Driving distance from South Bend (SBN) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 567 miles / 913 kilometers and travel time by car is about 10 hours 28 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between South Bend International Airport (SBN) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from South Bend?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 485.392 miles
  • 781.162 kilometers
  • 421.794 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
  • 486.198 miles
  • 782.460 kilometers
  • 422.494 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 South Bend International Airport
City: South Bend, IN
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: SBN
ICAO Code: KSBN
Coordinates: 41°42′31″N, 86°19′2″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 South Bend and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind South Bend.

Time Difference

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Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 96 kg (213 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

South Bend (SBN) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
485
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
485

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