Conversion formula

The conversion factor from feet per second to kilometers per hour is 1.0972799999991, which means that 1 foot per second is equal to 1.0972799999991 kilometers per hour:

1 ft/s = 1.0972799999991 km/h

To convert 472 feet per second into kilometers per hour we have to multiply 472 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from feet per second to kilometers per hour. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 ft/s → 1.0972799999991 km/h

472 ft/s → V(km/h)

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

V(km/h) = 472 ft/s × 1.0972799999991 km/h

V(km/h) = 517.91615999959 km/h

The final result is:

472 ft/s → 517.91615999959 km/h

We conclude that 472 feet per second is equivalent to 517.91615999959 kilometers per hour:

472 feet per second = 517.91615999959 kilometers per hour

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 kilometer per hour is equal to 0.0019308144391571 × 472 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 472 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0019308144391571 kilometers 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-two feet per second is approximately five hundred seventeen point nine one six kilometers per hour:

472 ft/s ≅ 517.916 km/h

An alternative is also that one kilometer per hour is approximately zero point zero zero two times four hundred seventy-two feet per second.

Conversion table

feet per second to kilometers per hour chart

For quick reference purposes, below is the conversion table you can use to convert from feet per second to kilometers per hour

feet per second (ft/s) kilometers per hour (km/h)
473 feet per second 519.013 kilometers per hour
474 feet per second 520.111 kilometers per hour
475 feet per second 521.208 kilometers per hour
476 feet per second 522.305 kilometers per hour
477 feet per second 523.403 kilometers per hour
478 feet per second 524.5 kilometers per hour
479 feet per second 525.597 kilometers per hour
480 feet per second 526.694 kilometers per hour
481 feet per second 527.792 kilometers per hour
482 feet per second 528.889 kilometers per hour