Convert Feet to Miles

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How to Convert Feet to Miles

Tape measures can be used to measure units of length, and a calculator can be used to convert to another unit

To convert a foot measurement to a mile measurement, divide the length by the conversion ratio. One mile is equal to 5,280 feet, so use this simple formula to convert:

miles = feet ÷ 5,280

The length in miles is equal to the feet divided by 5,280.

For example, here's how to convert 5,000 feet to miles using the formula above.
5,000' = (5,000 ÷ 5,280) = 0.94697 mi

Our inch fraction calculator can add feet and miles together and it also automatically converts the results to US customary, imperial and SI metric values.

Feet and miles are both units used to measure length. Keep reading to learn more about each unit of measure.

Feet

The foot is a unit of linear length measure equal to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. Because the international yard is legally defined to be equal to exactly 0.9144 meters, one foot is equal to 0.3048 meters.[1]

The foot is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Feet can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1 foot can be written as 1 ft.

Feet can also be denoted using the symbol, otherwise know as a prime, though a single-quote (') is often used instead of the prime symbol for convenience. Using the prime, 1 ft can be written as 1′.

The foot is most commonly measured using either a standard 12" ruler or a tape measure, though there are many other measuring devices available.. Feet are sometimes referred to as linear feet, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.

You might be interested in our feet and inches calculator, which can add feet with inches, centimeters, or meters.

Miles

The mile is a linear measurement of length equal to exactly 1,609.344 meters. One mile is also equal to 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards.

The mile is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Miles can be abbreviated as mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as m. For example, 1 mile can be written as 1 mi or 1 m.

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 to Mile Conversion Table

Foot measurements converted to miles
Feet Miles
1' 0.000189 mi
2' 0.000379 mi
3' 0.000568 mi
4' 0.000758 mi
5' 0.000947 mi
6' 0.001136 mi
7' 0.001326 mi
8' 0.001515 mi
9' 0.001705 mi
10' 0.001894 mi
20' 0.003788 mi
30' 0.005682 mi
40' 0.007576 mi
50' 0.00947 mi
60' 0.011364 mi
70' 0.013258 mi
80' 0.015152 mi
90' 0.017045 mi
100' 0.018939 mi
200' 0.037879 mi
300' 0.056818 mi
400' 0.075758 mi
500' 0.094697 mi
600' 0.113636 mi
700' 0.132576 mi
800' 0.151515 mi
900' 0.170455 mi
1,000' 0.189394 mi
2,000' 0.378788 mi
3,000' 0.568182 mi
4,000' 0.757576 mi
5,000' 0.94697 mi
6,000' 1.1364 mi
7,000' 1.3258 mi
8,000' 1.5152 mi
9,000' 1.7045 mi
10,000' 1.8939 mi

References

  1. National Institute of Standards and Technology, U.S. Survey Foot: Revised Unit Conversion Factors, https://www.nist.gov/pml/us-surveyfoot/revised-unit-conversion-factors