Convert Kilometers Per Second to Feet Per Second

Enter your kilometer per second value in the form below to get the value calculated in feet per second.

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1 km/s = 3,280.839895 ft/s

How to Convert Kilometers Per Second to Feet Per Second

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert kilometers per second to feet per second with this simple formula:

feet per second = kilometers per second × 3,280.839895

Converting a kilometer per second speed measurement to a foot per second measurement involves multiplying the speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. One kilometer per second is equal to 3,280.839895 feet per second, so to convert simply multiply by 3,280.839895.

For example:
5 km/s = (5 × 3,280.839895) = 16,404.199475 ft/s

Kilometers per second and feet per second are both units used to measure speed. Learn more about speed and find more speed measurement conversion calculators. Kilometers per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km/s, for example 1 km/s. Feet per second is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft/s, for example 1 ft/s. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

kilometers per second and feet per second are units used to measure speed
Convert Feet Per Second to Kilometers Per Second

Kilometer Per Second Measurements and Equivalent Foot Per Second Conversions

Common kilometer per second values converted to the equivalent foot per second value
Kilometers Per Second Feet Per Second
1 km/s 3,281 ft/s
2 km/s 6,562 ft/s
3 km/s 9,843 ft/s
4 km/s 13,123 ft/s
5 km/s 16,404 ft/s
6 km/s 19,685 ft/s
7 km/s 22,966 ft/s
8 km/s 26,247 ft/s
9 km/s 29,528 ft/s
10 km/s 32,808 ft/s
11 km/s 36,089 ft/s
12 km/s 39,370 ft/s
13 km/s 42,651 ft/s
14 km/s 45,932 ft/s
15 km/s 49,213 ft/s
16 km/s 52,493 ft/s
17 km/s 55,774 ft/s
18 km/s 59,055 ft/s
19 km/s 62,336 ft/s
20 km/s 65,617 ft/s
21 km/s 68,898 ft/s
22 km/s 72,178 ft/s
23 km/s 75,459 ft/s
24 km/s 78,740 ft/s
25 km/s 82,021 ft/s
26 km/s 85,302 ft/s
27 km/s 88,583 ft/s
28 km/s 91,864 ft/s
29 km/s 95,144 ft/s
30 km/s 98,425 ft/s
31 km/s 101,706 ft/s
32 km/s 104,987 ft/s
33 km/s 108,268 ft/s
34 km/s 111,549 ft/s
35 km/s 114,829 ft/s
36 km/s 118,110 ft/s
37 km/s 121,391 ft/s
38 km/s 124,672 ft/s
39 km/s 127,953 ft/s
40 km/s 131,234 ft/s

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1 km/s is equal to 2.915452 mach
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1 km/s is equal to 3.3356E-6 speed of light
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1 km/s is equal to 2,236.94 miles per hour
Convert to Kilometers Per Hour
1 km/s is equal to 3,600 kilometers per hour
Convert to Meters Per Second
1 km/s is equal to 1,000 meters per second
Convert to Centimeters Per Second
1 km/s is equal to 100,000 centimeters per second