Unit Converter

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 1290 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 1290 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

1290 ft/s → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 1290 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 764.30410367237 kt

The final result is:

1290 ft/s → 764.30410367237 kt

We conclude that 1290 feet per second is equivalent to 764.30410367237 knots:

1290 feet per second = 764.30410367237 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0013083797341858 × 1290 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 1290 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0013083797341858 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 ninety feet per second is approximately seven hundred sixty-four point three zero four knots:

1290 ft/s ≅ 764.304 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero one times one thousand two hundred ninety 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)
1291 feet per second 764.897 knots
1292 feet per second 765.489 knots
1293 feet per second 766.082 knots
1294 feet per second 766.674 knots
1295 feet per second 767.267 knots
1296 feet per second 767.859 knots
1297 feet per second 768.451 knots
1298 feet per second 769.044 knots
1299 feet per second 769.636 knots
1300 feet per second 770.229 knots