## 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 278.3 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 278.3 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

278.3 ft/s → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 278.3 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 164.88824190079 kt

The final result is:

278.3 ft/s → 164.88824190079 kt

We conclude that 278.3 feet per second is equivalent to 164.88824190079 knots:

278.3 feet per second = 164.88824190079 knots

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0060647138235707 × 278.3 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 278.3 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0060647138235707 knots.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that two hundred seventy-eight point three feet per second is approximately one hundred sixty-four point eight eight eight knots:

278.3 ft/s ≅ 164.888 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero six times two hundred seventy-eight point three 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)
279.3 feet per second 165.481 knots
280.3 feet per second 166.073 knots
281.3 feet per second 166.666 knots
282.3 feet per second 167.258 knots
283.3 feet per second 167.851 knots
284.3 feet per second 168.443 knots
285.3 feet per second 169.036 knots
286.3 feet per second 169.628 knots
287.3 feet per second 170.221 knots
288.3 feet per second 170.813 knots