Speed Conversions: Knots -> MPH -> KPH



SPEED CONVERSIONS - KNOTS, MPH, KPH
Knots Miles per Hour Kilometers per Hour
1 1.152 1.85
2 2.303 3.70
3 3.445 5.55
4 4.606 7.41
5 5.758 9.26
6 6.909 11.13
7 8.061 12.98
8 9.212 14.83
9 10.364 16.68
10 11.515 18.55

1 Knot = 1 Nautical Mile per hour
1 Nautical mile = 6076.12 ft. = 1852 m **
1 Statute mile = 1760 yards = 5280 feet


** Definition: [n] a unit of length used in navigation; equivalent to the distance spanned by one minute of arc in latitude; 1,852 meters

1) Also called: international nautical mile, air mile a unit of length, used esp. in navigation, equivalent to the average length of a minute of latitude, and corresponding to a latitude of 45°, i.e. 1852 m (6076.12 ft.)

2) a former British unit of length equal to 1853.18 m (6080 ft.), which was replaced by the international nautical mile in 1970


 

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