Convert Feet to Nanometers

Enter the length in feet below to get the value converted to nanometers.

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1 ft = 304,800,000 nm
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How to Convert Feet to Nanometers

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 nanometer measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio. One foot is equal to 304,800,000 nanometers, so use this simple formula to convert:

nanometers = feet × 304,800,000

The length in nanometers is equal to the feet multiplied by 304,800,000.

For example, here's how to convert 5 feet to nanometers using the formula above.
5' = (5 × 304,800,000) = 1,524,000,000 nm

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

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


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.

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.


One nanometer is equal to one-billionth (1/1,000,000,000) of a meter, which is defined as the distance light travels in a vacuum in a 1/299,792,458 second time interval.

The nanometer, or nanometre, is a multiple of the meter, which is the SI base unit for length. In the metric system, "nano" is the prefix for 10-9. Nanometers can be abbreviated as nm, for example 1 nanometer can be written as 1 nm.

The nanometer is an extremely small unit of length measurement, often used to measure things that are very small, such as the transistors and electrical pathways in computer processors and nanotechnology.

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 Nanometer Conversions

Common foot values converted to the equivalent nanometer value
Feet Nanometers
1' 304,800,000 nm
2' 609,600,000 nm
3' 914,400,000 nm
4' 1,219,200,000 nm
5' 1,524,000,000 nm
6' 1,828,800,000 nm
7' 2,133,600,000 nm
8' 2,438,400,000 nm
9' 2,743,200,000 nm
10' 3,048,000,000 nm
11' 3,352,800,000 nm
12' 3,657,600,000 nm
13' 3,962,400,000 nm
14' 4,267,200,000 nm
15' 4,572,000,000 nm
16' 4,876,800,000 nm
17' 5,181,600,000 nm
18' 5,486,400,000 nm
19' 5,791,200,000 nm
20' 6,096,000,000 nm
21' 6,400,800,000 nm
22' 6,705,600,000 nm
23' 7,010,400,000 nm
24' 7,315,200,000 nm
25' 7,620,000,000 nm
26' 7,924,800,000 nm
27' 8,229,600,000 nm
28' 8,534,400,000 nm
29' 8,839,200,000 nm
30' 9,144,000,000 nm
31' 9,448,800,000 nm
32' 9,753,600,000 nm
33' 10,058,400,000 nm
34' 10,363,200,000 nm
35' 10,668,000,000 nm
36' 10,972,800,000 nm
37' 11,277,600,000 nm
38' 11,582,400,000 nm
39' 11,887,200,000 nm
40' 12,192,000,000 nm

More Foot Length Conversions

US Customary & Imperial Units
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
SI Units
Convert to Kilometers
1' is equal to 0.000305 kilometers
Convert to Meters
1' is equal to 0.3048 meters
Convert to Centimeters
1' is equal to 30.48 centimeters
Convert to Millimeters
1' is equal to 304.8 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers
1' is equal to 304,800 micrometers