Convert Kilometers to 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.
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.
More Length Conversions
- Convert to Miles Length
- 1km is equal to 0.621371 miles
- Convert to Yards Length
- 1km is equal to 1,094 yards
- Convert to Inches Length
- 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