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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 491 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 491 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

491 ft/s → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 491 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 290.90954643654 kt

The final result is:

491 ft/s → 290.90954643654 kt

We conclude that 491 feet per second is equivalent to 290.90954643654 knots:

491 feet per second = 290.90954643654 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0034374946173111 × 491 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 491 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0034374946173111 knots.

Approximate result

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

491 ft/s ≅ 290.91 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero three times four hundred ninety-one 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)
492 feet per second 291.502 knots
493 feet per second 292.095 knots
494 feet per second 292.687 knots
495 feet per second 293.279 knots
496 feet per second 293.872 knots
497 feet per second 294.464 knots
498 feet per second 295.057 knots
499 feet per second 295.649 knots
500 feet per second 296.242 knots
501 feet per second 296.834 knots