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

Convert Kilometers to Feet

Convert from kilometers to feet with this simple formula:
feet = kilometers × 3280.839895
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1 Kilometer = 3,280.839895 Feet

Learn How to Convert Kilometers to Feet Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a kilometer length measurement to a foot measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A kilometer is equal to 3280.839895 feet, so to convert simply multiply by 3280.839895.

For example, 5km = (5 × 3280.839895) = 16,404.199475'.

Our inch fraction calculator can add kilometers and feet together and it also automatically converts the results to both imperial and metric values.

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

The foot has been used throughout history to measure length but the actual length varied. In the US it has always been equal to 12 inches and 1/3 of a yard. The standard 12" ruler can be used to measure a foot. In 1959 the world agreed that the yard would be equal to .9144 meters, hence a foot is equal to .3048 meters. In some cases you may need a linear footage measurement, which is simply the value of a length in feet, learn more.

A typical ruler has 12", equal to 1'.

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.

kilometers and feet are units used to measure length
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1km is equal to 1,094 yards
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1km is equal to 39,370 inches
Convert to Meters Length
1km is equal to 1,000 meters
Convert to Centimeters Length
1km is equal to 100,000 centimeters
Convert to Millimeters Length
1km is equal to 1,000,000 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers Length
1km is equal to 1,000,000,000 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers Length
1km is equal to 1,000,000,000,000 nanometers

Kilometer Measurements and Equivalent Foot Conversions

Common kilometer values converted to the equivalent foot value
Kilometers Feet Kilometers Feet Kilometers Feet
1 3,281' 21 68,898' 41 134,514'
2 6,562' 22 72,178' 42 137,795'
3 9,843' 23 75,459' 43 141,076'
4 13,123' 24 78,740' 44 144,357'
5 16,404' 25 82,021' 45 147,638'
6 19,685' 26 85,302' 46 150,919'
7 22,966' 27 88,583' 47 154,199'
8 26,247' 28 91,864' 48 157,480'
9 29,528' 29 95,144' 49 160,761'
10 32,808' 30 98,425' 50 164,042'
11 36,089' 31 101,706' 51 167,323'
12 39,370' 32 104,987' 52 170,604'
13 42,651' 33 108,268' 53 173,885'
14 45,932' 34 111,549' 54 177,165'
15 49,213' 35 114,829' 55 180,446'
16 52,493' 36 118,110' 56 183,727'
17 55,774' 37 121,391' 57 187,008'
18 59,055' 38 124,672' 58 190,289'
19 62,336' 39 127,953' 59 193,570'
20 65,617' 40 131,234' 60 196,850'