## Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers to yards is 1093.6132983377, which means that 1 kilometer is equal to 1093.6132983377 yards:

1 km = 1093.6132983377 yd

To convert 3 kilometers into yards we have to multiply 3 by the conversion factor in order to get the length amount from kilometers to yards. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km → 1093.6132983377 yd

3 km → L(yd)

Solve the above proportion to obtain the length L in yards:

L(yd) = 3 km × 1093.6132983377 yd

L(yd) = 3280.8398950131 yd

The final result is:

3 km → 3280.8398950131 yd

We conclude that 3 kilometers is equivalent to 3280.8398950131 yards:

3 kilometers = 3280.8398950131 yards

## Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 yard is equal to 0.0003048 × 3 kilometers.

Another way is saying that 3 kilometers is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0003048 yards.

## Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that three kilometers is approximately three thousand two hundred eighty point eight four yards:

3 km ≅ 3280.84 yd

An alternative is also that one yard is approximately zero times three kilometers.

## Conversion table

### kilometers to yards chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from kilometers to yards

kilometers (km) yards (yd)
4 kilometers 4374.453 yards
5 kilometers 5468.066 yards
6 kilometers 6561.68 yards
7 kilometers 7655.293 yards
8 kilometers 8748.906 yards
9 kilometers 9842.52 yards
10 kilometers 10936.133 yards
11 kilometers 12029.746 yards
12 kilometers 13123.36 yards
13 kilometers 14216.973 yards