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Distance between Tampa, FL (TPA) and Muscle Shoals, AL (MSL)

Flight distance from Tampa to Muscle Shoals (Tampa International Airport – Northwest Alabama Regional Airport) is 554 miles / 892 kilometers / 482 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 1 hour 32 minutes.

Driving distance from Tampa (TPA) to Muscle Shoals (MSL) is 667 miles / 1073 kilometers and travel time by car is about 12 hours 33 minutes.

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

Shortest flight path between Tampa International Airport (TPA) and Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL).

How far is Muscle Shoals from Tampa?

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

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
  • 554.425 miles
  • 892.261 kilometers
  • 481.782 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
  • 555.227 miles
  • 893.551 kilometers
  • 482.479 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 Tampa International Airport
City: Tampa, FL
Country: United States Flag of United States
IATA Code: TPA
ICAO Code: KTPA
Coordinates: 27°58′31″N, 82°31′59″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 Tampa and Muscle Shoals is 1 hour. Muscle Shoals is 1 hour behind Tampa.

Time Difference

Tampa, FL

 EST

Muscle Shoals, AL

 CST

Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 107 kg (235 pounds).

Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Tampa (TPA) → Muscle Shoals (MSL).

Distance:
554
Elite level bonus:
0
Booking class bonus:
0

In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
554

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