Convert Feet to Kilometers
Enter the length in feet below to get the value converted to kilometers.
How to Convert Feet to Kilometers
Convert feet to kilometers with this simple formula:
Converting a foot length measurement to a kilometer measurement involves multiplying the length by the conversion ratio to find the result. One foot is equal to 0.000305 kilometers, so to convert simply multiply by 0.000305.
Our inch fraction calculator can add feet and kilometers together and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial and SI metric values.
Feet and kilometers are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. Feet are an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1 ft. Kilometers are a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km, for example 1 km. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.
The foot has been used throughout history to measure length but the actual length varied. In the US it has always been equal to 12 inches and 1/3 of a yard. The standard 12" ruler can be used to measure a foot. In 1959 the world agreed that the yard would be equal to .9144 meters, hence a foot is equal to .3048 meters. In some cases you may need a linear footage measurement, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.
We recommend using a ruler or tape measure for measuring length, which can be found at a local retailer or home center. Rulers are available in imperial, metric, or combination with both values, so make sure you get the correct type for your needs. If you need a ruler you can also download and print our free printable rulers which include both imperial and metric measurements.
Foot Measurements and Equivalent Kilometer Conversions
More Foot Length Conversions
- Convert to Miles
- 1' is equal to 0.000189 miles
- Convert to Yards
- 1' is equal to 0.333333 yards
- Convert to Inches
- 1' is equal to 12 inches