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Convert Kilometers Per Second to Knots

Convert from kilometers per second to knots with this simple formula:
knots = kilometers per second × 1943.844492
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1 Kilometer Per Second = 1,943.844492 Knots

Learn How to Convert Kilometers Per Second to Knots Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a kilometer per second speed measurement to a knot measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A kilometer per second is equal to 1943.844492 knots, so to convert simply multiply by 1943.844492.

For example, 5km/sec = (5 × 1943.844492) = 9,719.222462kn.

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

kilometers per second and knots are units used to measure speed
Convert Knots to Kilometers Per Second

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Kilometer Per Second Measurements and Equivalent Knot Conversions

Common kilometer per second values converted to the equivalent knot value
Kilometers Per Second Knots Kilometers Per Second Knots Kilometers Per Second Knots
1 1,944 21 40,821 41 79,698
2 3,888 22 42,765 42 81,641
3 5,832 23 44,708 43 83,585
4 7,775 24 46,652 44 85,529
5 9,719 25 48,596 45 87,473
6 11,663 26 50,540 46 89,417
7 13,607 27 52,484 47 91,361
8 15,551 28 54,428 48 93,305
9 17,495 29 56,371 49 95,248
10 19,438 30 58,315 50 97,192
11 21,382 31 60,259 51 99,136
12 23,326 32 62,203 52 101,080
13 25,270 33 64,147 53 103,024
14 27,214 34 66,091 54 104,968
15 29,158 35 68,035 55 106,911
16 31,102 36 69,978 56 108,855
17 33,045 37 71,922 57 110,799
18 34,989 38 73,866 58 112,743
19 36,933 39 75,810 59 114,687
20 38,877 40 77,754 60 116,631