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Convert Knots to Feet Per Second

Convert from knots to feet per second with this simple formula:
feet per second = knots × 1.68781
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1 Knot = 1.68781 Feet Per Second

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

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, 5kn = (5 × 1.68781) = 8.439049ft/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 1kn. A foot per second is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft/sec, for example 1ft/sec.

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

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

Knot Measurements and Equivalent Foot Per Second Conversions

Common knot values converted to the equivalent foot per second value
Knots Feet Per Second Knots Feet Per Second Knots Feet Per Second
1 1.6878 21 35.44 41 69.2
2 3.3756 22 37.13 42 70.89
3 5.0634 23 38.82 43 72.58
4 6.7512 24 40.51 44 74.26
5 8.439 25 42.2 45 75.95
6 10.13 26 43.88 46 77.64
7 11.81 27 45.57 47 79.33
8 13.5 28 47.26 48 81.01
9 15.19 29 48.95 49 82.7
10 16.88 30 50.63 50 84.39
11 18.57 31 52.32 51 86.08
12 20.25 32 54.01 52 87.77
13 21.94 33 55.7 53 89.45
14 23.63 34 57.39 54 91.14
15 25.32 35 59.07 55 92.83
16 27 36 60.76 56 94.52
17 28.69 37 62.45 57 96.21
18 30.38 38 64.14 58 97.89
19 32.07 39 65.82 59 99.58
20 33.76 40 67.51 60 101.27