## 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 173 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 173 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

173 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 173 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 199.0848445079 mph

The final result is:

173 kt → 199.0848445079 mph

We conclude that 173 knots is equivalent to 199.0848445079 miles per hour:

173 knots = 199.0848445079 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 0.0050229840572335 × 173 knots.

Another way is saying that 173 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0050229840572335 miles per hour.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that one hundred seventy-three knots is approximately one hundred ninety-nine point zero eight five miles per hour:

173 kt ≅ 199.085 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero zero five times one hundred seventy-three 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)
174 knots 200.236 miles per hour
175 knots 201.386 miles per hour
176 knots 202.537 miles per hour
177 knots 203.688 miles per hour
178 knots 204.839 miles per hour
179 knots 205.99 miles per hour
180 knots 207.14 miles per hour
181 knots 208.291 miles per hour
182 knots 209.442 miles per hour
183 knots 210.593 miles per hour