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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 4.8 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 4.8 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

4.8 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 4.8 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 5.5237413505082 mph

The final result is:

4.8 kt → 5.5237413505082 mph

We conclude that 4.8 knots is equivalent to 5.5237413505082 miles per hour:

4.8 knots = 5.5237413505082 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 0.18103671706279 × 4.8 knots.

Another way is saying that 4.8 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.18103671706279 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

4.8 kt ≅ 5.524 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point one eight one times four point eight 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)
5.8 knots 6.675 miles per hour
6.8 knots 7.825 miles per hour
7.8 knots 8.976 miles per hour
8.8 knots 10.127 miles per hour
9.8 knots 11.278 miles per hour
10.8 knots 12.428 miles per hour
11.8 knots 13.579 miles per hour
12.8 knots 14.73 miles per hour
13.8 knots 15.881 miles per hour
14.8 knots 17.032 miles per hour