Tape measures can be used to measure units of length, and a calculator can be used to convert to another unit

Convert Yards to Kilometers

Convert from yards to kilometers with this simple formula:
kilometers = yards × 0.000914
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1 Yard = 0.000914 Kilometers

Learn How to Convert Yards to Kilometers Using our Conversion Formula

Converting a yard length measurement to a kilometer measurement involves multiplying your length by the conversion ratio to find the result. A yard is equal to 0.000914 kilometers, so to convert simply multiply by 0.000914.

For example, 5yd = (5 × 0.000914) = 0.004572km.

Yards and kilometers are both units used to measure length. Learn more about length and find more length measurement conversion calculators. A yard is an imperial measurement and can be abbreviated as yd, for example 1yd. A kilometer is a metric measurement and can be abbreviated as km, for example 1km. Learn more about the metric system, including the common unit prefixes and how to convert between metric units.

In 1959 the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa agreed to define the yard as yard as exactly 0.9144 meters. Historically the yard has been a common form of measurement with its usage dating back to the Romans. In the US, fabrics and carpeting is sold by the square yard, which is equal to an area 1yd by 1yd.

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.

yards and kilometers are units used to measure length
Convert Kilometers to Yards

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Convert to Miles Length
1yd is equal to 0.000568 miles
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1yd is equal to 3 feet
Convert to Inches Length
1yd is equal to 36 inches
Convert to Meters Length
1yd is equal to 0.9144 meters
Convert to Centimeters Length
1yd is equal to 91.44 centimeters
Convert to Millimeters Length
1yd is equal to 914.4 millimeters
Convert to Micrometers Length
1yd is equal to 914,400 micrometers
Convert to Nanometers Length
1yd is equal to 914,400,000 nanometers

Yard Measurements and Equivalent Kilometer Conversions

Common yard values converted to the equivalent kilometer value
Yards Kilometers Yards Kilometers Yards Kilometers
1 0.000914 21 0.019202 41 0.03749
2 0.001829 22 0.020117 42 0.038405
3 0.002743 23 0.021031 43 0.039319
4 0.003658 24 0.021946 44 0.040234
5 0.004572 25 0.02286 45 0.041148
6 0.005486 26 0.023774 46 0.042062
7 0.006401 27 0.024689 47 0.042977
8 0.007315 28 0.025603 48 0.043891
9 0.00823 29 0.026518 49 0.044806
10 0.009144 30 0.027432 50 0.04572
11 0.010058 31 0.028346 51 0.046634
12 0.010973 32 0.029261 52 0.047549
13 0.011887 33 0.030175 53 0.048463
14 0.012802 34 0.03109 54 0.049378
15 0.013716 35 0.032004 55 0.050292
16 0.01463 36 0.032918 56 0.051206
17 0.015545 37 0.033833 57 0.052121
18 0.016459 38 0.034747 58 0.053035
19 0.017374 39 0.035662 59 0.05395
20 0.018288 40 0.036576 60 0.054864