Conversion formula

The conversion factor from knots to miles per hour is 1.1507794480225, which means that 1 knot is equal to 1.1507794480225 miles per hour:

1 kt = 1.1507794480225 mph

To convert 14.9 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 14.9 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from knots to miles per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 kt → 1.1507794480225 mph

14.9 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 14.9 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 17.146613775536 mph

The final result is:

14.9 kt → 17.146613775536 mph

We conclude that 14.9 knots is equivalent to 17.146613775536 miles per hour:

14.9 knots = 17.146613775536 miles per hour

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 mile per hour is equal to 0.058320553147745 × 14.9 knots.

Another way is saying that 14.9 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.058320553147745 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that fourteen point nine knots is approximately seventeen point one four seven miles per hour:

14.9 kt ≅ 17.147 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero five eight times fourteen point nine knots.

Conversion table

knots to miles per hour chart

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

knots (kt) miles per hour (mph)
15.9 knots 18.297 miles per hour
16.9 knots 19.448 miles per hour
17.9 knots 20.599 miles per hour
18.9 knots 21.75 miles per hour
19.9 knots 22.901 miles per hour
20.9 knots 24.051 miles per hour
21.9 knots 25.202 miles per hour
22.9 knots 26.353 miles per hour
23.9 knots 27.504 miles per hour
24.9 knots 28.654 miles per hour