Unit Converter

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 500 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 500 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

500 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 500 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 575.38972401127 mph

The final result is:

500 kt → 575.38972401127 mph

We conclude that 500 knots is equivalent to 575.38972401127 miles per hour:

500 knots = 575.38972401127 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 0.0017379524838028 × 500 knots.

Another way is saying that 500 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0017379524838028 miles per hour.

Approximate result

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

500 kt ≅ 575.39 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero zero two times five hundred 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)
501 knots 576.541 miles per hour
502 knots 577.691 miles per hour
503 knots 578.842 miles per hour
504 knots 579.993 miles per hour
505 knots 581.144 miles per hour
506 knots 582.294 miles per hour
507 knots 583.445 miles per hour
508 knots 584.596 miles per hour
509 knots 585.747 miles per hour
510 knots 586.898 miles per hour