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MSL Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: MSL / KMSL
Airport Name: Northwest Alabama Regional Airport
Location: Muscle Shoals, Alabama, United States
GPS Coordinates: 34°44'43"N by 87°36'37"W
Area Served: Muscle Shoals, Alabama
Operator/Owner: Colbert & Lauderdale Counties
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 551 feet (168 meters)
# of Runways: 2
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Facts about Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL):

  • Northwest Alabama Regional Airport is a public-use airport in Colbert County, Alabama, United States.
  • The closest airport to Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) is Pryor Field Regional Airport (DCU), which is located 38 miles (62 kilometers) E of MSL.
  • Pilot training at the airfield apparently ended on May 30, 1944, with the drawdown of AAFTC's pilot training program.
  • Because of Northwest Alabama Regional Airport's relatively low elevation of 551 feet, planes can take off or land at Northwest Alabama Regional Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The furthest airport from Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,143 miles (17,932 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Historically, Muscle Shoals was served by Southern Airways which operated Douglas DC-9-10 and DC-9-30 jetliners on nonstop and direct flights to Atlanta.
  • Northwest Alabama Regional Airport (MSL) has 2 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Northwest Alabama Regional Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Northwest Alabama Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
138.30 miles (61.63 km) EPryor Field Regional Airport (DCU)Decatur, Alabama, United StatesView Pryor Field Regional Airport on a map Set DCU as destination Airport Get more information about Pryor Field Regional Airport
248.04 miles (77.31 km) EHuntsville International Airport (HSV)Huntsville / Decatur, Alabama, United StatesView Huntsville International Airport on a map Set HSV as destination Airport Get more information about Huntsville International Airport
348.69 miles (78.35 km) SSWMarion County - Rankin Fite Airport (HAB)Hamilton, Alabama, United StatesView Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport on a map Set HAB as destination Airport Get more information about Marion County - Rankin Fite Airport
452.77 miles (84.92 km) ERedstone Army Airfield (AAF) (HUA)Redstone Arsenal (near Huntsville), Alabama, United StatesView Redstone Army Airfield (AAF) on a map Set HUA as destination Airport Get more information about Redstone Army Airfield (AAF)
557.54 miles (92.61 km) WNWRoscoe Turner Airport (CRX)Corinth, Mississippi, United StatesView Roscoe Turner Airport on a map Set CRX as destination Airport Get more information about Roscoe Turner Airport
660.98 miles (98.14 km) NNEMaury County Airport (MRC)Columbia/Mount Pleasant, Tennessee, United StatesView Maury County Airport on a map Set MRC as destination Airport Get more information about Maury County Airport
763.15 miles (101.63 km) ENEFayetteville Municipal Airport (FYM)Fayetteville, Tennessee, United StatesView Fayetteville Municipal Airport on a map Set FYM as destination Airport Get more information about Fayetteville Municipal Airport
873.81 miles (118.78 km) WSWTupelo Regional Airport (TUP)Tupelo, Mississippi, United StatesView Tupelo Regional Airport on a map Set TUP as destination Airport Get more information about Tupelo Regional Airport
976.02 miles (122.34 km) NCenterville Municipal Airport (GHM)Centerville, Tennessee, United StatesView Centerville Municipal Airport on a map Set GHM as destination Airport Get more information about Centerville Municipal Airport
1086.70 miles (139.52 km) NEShelbyville Municipal Airport (SYI)Shelbyville, Tennessee, United StatesView Shelbyville Municipal Airport on a map Set SYI as destination Airport Get more information about Shelbyville Municipal Airport
1188.71 miles (142.77 km) ENETullahoma Regional Airport (THA)Tullahoma, Tennessee, United StatesView Tullahoma Regional Airport on a map Set THA as destination Airport Get more information about Tullahoma Regional Airport
1289.78 miles (144.49 km) SSWColumbus Air Force Base (CBM)Columbus, Mississippi, United StatesView Columbus Air Force Base on a map Set CBM as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus Air Force Base
1394.44 miles (151.99 km) NWMcKellar-Sipes Regional Airport (MKL)Jackson, Tennessee, United StatesView McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport on a map Set MKL as destination Airport Get more information about McKellar-Sipes Regional Airport
1495.23 miles (153.26 km) SSEBirmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM)Birmingham, Alabama, United StatesView Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport on a map Set BHM as destination Airport Get more information about Birmingham-Shuttlesworth International Airport
1598.80 miles (159.01 km) SSWColumbus-Lowndes County Airport (UBS)Columbus, Mississippi, United StatesView Columbus-Lowndes County Airport on a map Set UBS as destination Airport Get more information about Columbus-Lowndes County Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Northwest Alabama Regional Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Northwest Alabama Regional Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,142.65 miles (17,932.31 km) WMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,122.93 miles (17,900.57 km) WBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,103.49 miles (17,869.29 km) WBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
411,090.79 miles (17,848.85 km) WRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
511,087.23 miles (17,843.13 km) WManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
611,084.36 miles (17,838.50 km) WJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
711,072.96 miles (17,820.15 km) WJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,066.34 miles (17,809.50 km) WSWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
911,065.40 miles (17,807.98 km) WPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
1011,059.28 miles (17,798.14 km) WSWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1111,036.88 miles (17,762.10 km) WSWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport
1211,012.40 miles (17,722.70 km) WSWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1311,003.51 miles (17,708.39 km) WMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1410,999.24 miles (17,701.51 km) WAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
1510,995.36 miles (17,695.27 km) WKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport