Convert Knots to Feet Per Second

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1 kn = 1.68781 ft/sec

How to Convert Knots to Feet Per Second Using an Easy Conversion Formula

Speedometers are used in vehicles to measure speed

Convert knots to feet per second with this simple formula:

feet per second = knots × 1.68781

Converting a knot speed measurement to a foot per second measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A knot is equal to 1.68781 feet per second, so to convert simply multiply by 1.68781.

For example:
5 kn = (5 × 1.68781) = 8.439049 ft/sec

Knots and feet per second are both units used to measure speed. Learn more about speed and find more speed measurement conversion calculators. A knot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as kn, for example 1 kn. A foot per second is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft/sec, for example 1 ft/sec.

knots and feet per second are units used to measure speed
Convert Feet Per Second to Knots

Knot Measurements and Equivalent Foot Per Second Conversions

Common knot values converted to the equivalent foot per second value
Knots Feet Per Second
1 kn 1.6878 ft/sec
2 kn 3.3756 ft/sec
3 kn 5.0634 ft/sec
4 kn 6.7512 ft/sec
5 kn 8.439 ft/sec
6 kn 10.13 ft/sec
7 kn 11.81 ft/sec
8 kn 13.5 ft/sec
9 kn 15.19 ft/sec
10 kn 16.88 ft/sec
11 kn 18.57 ft/sec
12 kn 20.25 ft/sec
13 kn 21.94 ft/sec
14 kn 23.63 ft/sec
15 kn 25.32 ft/sec
16 kn 27 ft/sec
17 kn 28.69 ft/sec
18 kn 30.38 ft/sec
19 kn 32.07 ft/sec
20 kn 33.76 ft/sec
21 kn 35.44 ft/sec
22 kn 37.13 ft/sec
23 kn 38.82 ft/sec
24 kn 40.51 ft/sec
25 kn 42.2 ft/sec
26 kn 43.88 ft/sec
27 kn 45.57 ft/sec
28 kn 47.26 ft/sec
29 kn 48.95 ft/sec
30 kn 50.63 ft/sec
31 kn 52.32 ft/sec
32 kn 54.01 ft/sec
33 kn 55.7 ft/sec
34 kn 57.39 ft/sec
35 kn 59.07 ft/sec
36 kn 60.76 ft/sec
37 kn 62.45 ft/sec
38 kn 64.14 ft/sec
39 kn 65.82 ft/sec
40 kn 67.51 ft/sec

More Speed Conversions

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1 kn is equal to 0.0015 mach
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1 kn is equal to 0.0015 speed of sound
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1 kn is equal to 1.150779 miles per hour
Convert to Kilometers Per Second Speed
1 kn is equal to 0.000514 kilometers per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Hour Speed
1 kn is equal to 1.852 kilometers per hour
Convert to Meters Per Second Speed
1 kn is equal to 0.514444 meters per second
Convert to Centimeters Per Second Speed
1 kn is equal to 51.444444 centimeters per second