Unit Converter

Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to kilometers per hour is 1.0972799999991, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 1.0972799999991 kilometers per hour:

1 ft/s = 1.0972799999991 km/h

To convert 1159 feet per second into kilometers per hour we have to multiply 1159 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to kilometers per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 1.0972799999991 km/h

1159 ft/s → V(km/h)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in kilometers per hour:

V(km/h) = 1159 ft/s × 1.0972799999991 km/h

V(km/h) = 1271.747519999 km/h

The final result is:

1159 ft/s → 1271.747519999 km/h

We conclude that 1159 feet per second is equivalent to 1271.747519999 kilometers per hour:

1159 feet per second = 1271.747519999 kilometers per hour

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilometer per hour is equal to 0.00078631959903551 × 1159 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 1159 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.00078631959903551 kilometers per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one thousand one hundred fifty-nine feet per second is approximately one thousand two hundred seventy-one point seven four eight kilometers per hour:

1159 ft/s ≅ 1271.748 km/h

An alternative is also that one kilometer per hour is approximately zero point zero zero one times one thousand one hundred fifty-nine feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to kilometers per hour chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet per second to kilometers per hour

feet per second (ft/s) kilometers per hour (km/h)
1160 feet per second 1272.845 kilometers per hour
1161 feet per second 1273.942 kilometers per hour
1162 feet per second 1275.039 kilometers per hour
1163 feet per second 1276.137 kilometers per hour
1164 feet per second 1277.234 kilometers per hour
1165 feet per second 1278.331 kilometers per hour
1166 feet per second 1279.428 kilometers per hour
1167 feet per second 1280.526 kilometers per hour
1168 feet per second 1281.623 kilometers per hour
1169 feet per second 1282.72 kilometers per hour