Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert Kilometers Per Second to Meters Per Second

Convert from kilometers per second to meters per second with this simple formula:
meters per second = kilometers per second × 1000
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1 Kilometer Per Second = 1,000 Meters Per Second

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

Converting a kilometer per second speed measurement to a meter per second measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A kilometer per second is equal to 1000 meters per second, so to convert simply multiply by 1000.

For example, 5km/sec = (5 × 1000) = 5,000m/sec.

Kilometers per second and meters per second 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 meter per second is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as m/sec, for example 1m/sec. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

kilometers per second and meters per second are units used to measure speed
Convert Meters Per Second to Kilometers Per Second

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1km/sec is equal to 1,944 knots
Convert to Mach Speed
1km/sec is equal to 2.915452 mach
Convert to Speed Of Sound Speed
1km/sec is equal to 2.915452 speed of sound
Convert to Miles Per Hour Speed
1km/sec is equal to 2,237 miles per hour
Convert to Feet Per Second Speed
1km/sec is equal to 3,281 feet per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Hour Speed
1km/sec is equal to 3,600 kilometers per hour
Convert to Centimeters Per Second Speed
1km/sec is equal to 100,000 centimeters per second

Kilometer Per Second Measurements and Equivalent Meter Per Second Conversions

Common kilometer per second values converted to the equivalent meter per second value
Kilometers Per Second Meters Per Second Kilometers Per Second Meters Per Second Kilometers Per Second Meters Per Second
1 1,000 21 21,000 41 41,000
2 2,000 22 22,000 42 42,000
3 3,000 23 23,000 43 43,000
4 4,000 24 24,000 44 44,000
5 5,000 25 25,000 45 45,000
6 6,000 26 26,000 46 46,000
7 7,000 27 27,000 47 47,000
8 8,000 28 28,000 48 48,000
9 9,000 29 29,000 49 49,000
10 10,000 30 30,000 50 50,000
11 11,000 31 31,000 51 51,000
12 12,000 32 32,000 52 52,000
13 13,000 33 33,000 53 53,000
14 14,000 34 34,000 54 54,000
15 15,000 35 35,000 55 55,000
16 16,000 36 36,000 56 56,000
17 17,000 37 37,000 57 57,000
18 18,000 38 38,000 58 58,000
19 19,000 39 39,000 59 59,000
20 20,000 40 40,000 60 60,000