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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 470 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 470 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

470 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 470 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 540.8663405706 mph

The final result is:

470 kt → 540.8663405706 mph

We conclude that 470 knots is equivalent to 540.8663405706 miles per hour:

470 knots = 540.8663405706 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 0.0018488856210668 × 470 knots.

Another way is saying that 470 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0018488856210668 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

470 kt ≅ 540.866 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero zero two times four hundred seventy 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)
471 knots 542.017 miles per hour
472 knots 543.168 miles per hour
473 knots 544.319 miles per hour
474 knots 545.469 miles per hour
475 knots 546.62 miles per hour
476 knots 547.771 miles per hour
477 knots 548.922 miles per hour
478 knots 550.073 miles per hour
479 knots 551.223 miles per hour
480 knots 552.374 miles per hour