Convert Miles to Feet
Learn How to Convert Miles to Feet Using our Conversion Formula
Converting a mile length measurement to a foot measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A mile is equal to 5280 feet, so to convert simply multiply by 5280.
For example, 5mi = (5 × 5280) = 26,400'.
Our inch fraction calculator can add miles and feet together and it also automatically converts the results to both imperial and metric values.
Miles and feet are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A mile is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as mi, for example 1mi. A foot is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as ft, for example 1ft.
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 Yards Length
- 1mi is equal to 1,760 yards
- Convert to Inches Length
- 1mi is equal to 63,360 inches
- Convert to Kilometers Length
- 1mi is equal to 1.609344 kilometers
- Convert to Meters Length
- 1mi is equal to 1,609 meters
- Convert to Centimeters Length
- 1mi is equal to 160,934 centimeters
- Convert to Millimeters Length
- 1mi is equal to 1,609,344 millimeters
- Convert to Micrometers Length
- 1mi is equal to 1,609,344,000 micrometers
- Convert to Nanometers Length
- 1mi is equal to 1,609,344,000,000 nanometers
Mile Measurements and Equivalent Foot Conversions