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Convert Knots to Kilometers Per Hour

Convert from knots to kilometers per hour with this simple formula:
kilometers per hour = knots × 1.852
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1 Knot = 1.852 Kilometers Per Hour

Learn How to Convert Knots to Kilometers Per Hour Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a knot speed measurement to a kilometer per hour measurement involves multiplying your speed by the conversion ratio to find the result. A knot is equal to 1.852 kilometers per hour, so to convert simply multiply by 1.852.

For example, 5kn = (5 × 1.852) = 9.26km/h.

Knots and kilometers per hour 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 kilometer per hour is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km/h, for example 1km/h. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

knots and kilometers per hour are units used to measure speed
Convert Kilometers Per Hour 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
Convert to Miles Per Hour Speed
1kn is equal to 1.150779 miles per hour
Convert to Feet Per Second Speed
1kn is equal to 1.68781 feet per second
Convert to Kilometers Per Second Speed
1kn is equal to 0.000514 kilometers per second
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 Kilometer Per Hour Conversions

Common knot values converted to the equivalent kilometer per hour value
Knots Kilometers Per Hour Knots Kilometers Per Hour Knots Kilometers Per Hour
1 1.852 21 38.89 41 75.93
2 3.704 22 40.74 42 77.78
3 5.556 23 42.6 43 79.64
4 7.408 24 44.45 44 81.49
5 9.26 25 46.3 45 83.34
6 11.11 26 48.15 46 85.19
7 12.96 27 50 47 87.04
8 14.82 28 51.86 48 88.9
9 16.67 29 53.71 49 90.75
10 18.52 30 55.56 50 92.6
11 20.37 31 57.41 51 94.45
12 22.22 32 59.26 52 96.3
13 24.08 33 61.12 53 98.16
14 25.93 34 62.97 54 100.01
15 27.78 35 64.82 55 101.86
16 29.63 36 66.67 56 103.71
17 31.48 37 68.52 57 105.56
18 33.34 38 70.38 58 107.42
19 35.19 39 72.23 59 109.27
20 37.04 40 74.08 60 111.12