# 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
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
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.

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## 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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