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Conversion formula

The conversion factor from knots to meters per second is 0.514444444444, which means that 1 knot is equal to 0.514444444444 meters per second:

1 kt = 0.514444444444 m/s

To convert 1290 knots into meters per second we have to multiply 1290 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from knots to meters per second. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 kt → 0.514444444444 m/s

1290 kt → V(m/s)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the velocity V in meters per second:

V(m/s) = 1290 kt × 0.514444444444 m/s

V(m/s) = 663.63333333276 m/s

The final result is:

1290 kt → 663.63333333276 m/s

We conclude that 1290 knots is equivalent to 663.63333333276 meters per second:

1290 knots = 663.63333333276 meters per second

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 meter per second is equal to 0.0015068561956917 × 1290 knots.

Another way is saying that 1290 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0015068561956917 meters per second.

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 knots is approximately six hundred sixty-three point six three three meters per second:

1290 kt ≅ 663.633 m/s

An alternative is also that one meter per second is approximately zero point zero zero two times one thousand two hundred ninety knots.

Conversion table

knots to meters per second chart

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

knots (kt) meters per second (m/s)
1291 knots 664.148 meters per second
1292 knots 664.662 meters per second
1293 knots 665.177 meters per second
1294 knots 665.691 meters per second
1295 knots 666.206 meters per second
1296 knots 666.72 meters per second
1297 knots 667.234 meters per second
1298 knots 667.749 meters per second
1299 knots 668.263 meters per second
1300 knots 668.778 meters per second