Unit Converter

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 242 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 242 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

242 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 242 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 278.48862642146 mph

The final result is:

242 kt → 278.48862642146 mph

We conclude that 242 knots is equivalent to 278.48862642146 miles per hour:

242 knots = 278.48862642146 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 0.0035908109169479 × 242 knots.

Another way is saying that 242 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0035908109169479 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that two hundred forty-two knots is approximately two hundred seventy-eight point four eight nine miles per hour:

242 kt ≅ 278.489 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero zero four times two hundred forty-two 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)
243 knots 279.639 miles per hour
244 knots 280.79 miles per hour
245 knots 281.941 miles per hour
246 knots 283.092 miles per hour
247 knots 284.243 miles per hour
248 knots 285.393 miles per hour
249 knots 286.544 miles per hour
250 knots 287.695 miles per hour
251 knots 288.846 miles per hour
252 knots 289.996 miles per hour