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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to knots is 0.59248380129641, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 0.59248380129641 knots:

1 ft/s = 0.59248380129641 kt

To convert 1280 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 1280 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 0.59248380129641 kt

1280 ft/s → V(kt)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in knots:

V(kt) = 1280 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 758.3792656594 kt

The final result is:

1280 ft/s → 758.3792656594 kt

We conclude that 1280 feet per second is equivalent to 758.3792656594 knots:

1280 feet per second = 758.3792656594 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0013186014508592 × 1280 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 1280 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0013186014508592 knots.

Approximate result

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

1280 ft/s ≅ 758.379 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero one times one thousand two hundred eighty feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to knots chart

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

feet per second (ft/s) knots (kt)
1281 feet per second 758.972 knots
1282 feet per second 759.564 knots
1283 feet per second 760.157 knots
1284 feet per second 760.749 knots
1285 feet per second 761.342 knots
1286 feet per second 761.934 knots
1287 feet per second 762.527 knots
1288 feet per second 763.119 knots
1289 feet per second 763.712 knots
1290 feet per second 764.304 knots