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 159 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 159 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

159 ft/s → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 159 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 94.204924406129 kt

The final result is:

159 ft/s → 94.204924406129 kt

We conclude that 159 feet per second is equivalent to 94.204924406129 knots:

159 feet per second = 94.204924406129 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.010615156333961 × 159 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 159 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.010615156333961 knots.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred fifty-nine feet per second is approximately ninety-four point two zero five knots:

159 ft/s ≅ 94.205 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero one one times one hundred fifty-nine 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)
160 feet per second 94.797 knots
161 feet per second 95.39 knots
162 feet per second 95.982 knots
163 feet per second 96.575 knots
164 feet per second 97.167 knots
165 feet per second 97.76 knots
166 feet per second 98.352 knots
167 feet per second 98.945 knots
168 feet per second 99.537 knots
169 feet per second 100.13 knots