Conversion formula

The conversion factor from kilometers per hour to knots is 0.53995680345662, which means that 1 kilometer per hour is equal to 0.53995680345662 knots:

1 km/h = 0.53995680345662 kt

To convert 493 kilometers per hour into knots we have to multiply 493 by the conversion factor in order to get the velocity amount from kilometers per hour to knots. We can also form a simple proportion to calculate the result:

1 km/h → 0.53995680345662 kt

493 km/h → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 493 km/h × 0.53995680345662 kt

V(kt) = 266.19870410411 kt

The final result is:

493 km/h → 266.19870410411 kt

We conclude that 493 kilometers per hour is equivalent to 266.19870410411 knots:

493 kilometers per hour = 266.19870410411 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.003756592292083 × 493 kilometers per hour.

Another way is saying that 493 kilometers per hour is equal to 1 ÷ 0.003756592292083 knots.

Approximate result

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

493 km/h ≅ 266.199 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero four times four hundred ninety-three kilometers per hour.

Conversion table

kilometers per hour to knots chart

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

kilometers per hour (km/h) knots (kt)
494 kilometers per hour 266.739 knots
495 kilometers per hour 267.279 knots
496 kilometers per hour 267.819 knots
497 kilometers per hour 268.359 knots
498 kilometers per hour 268.898 knots
499 kilometers per hour 269.438 knots
500 kilometers per hour 269.978 knots
501 kilometers per hour 270.518 knots
502 kilometers per hour 271.058 knots
503 kilometers per hour 271.598 knots