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 60 knots into miles per hour we have to multiply 60 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

60 kt → V(mph)

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

V(mph) = 60 kt × 1.1507794480225 mph

V(mph) = 69.046766881353 mph

The final result is:

60 kt → 69.046766881353 mph

We conclude that 60 knots is equivalent to 69.046766881353 miles per hour:

60 knots = 69.046766881353 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 0.014482937365023 × 60 knots.

Another way is saying that 60 knots is equal to 1 ÷ 0.014482937365023 miles per hour.

Approximate result

For practical purposes we can round our final result to an approximate numerical value. We can say that sixty knots is approximately sixty-nine point zero four seven miles per hour:

60 kt ≅ 69.047 mph

An alternative is also that one mile per hour is approximately zero point zero one four times sixty 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)
61 knots 70.198 miles per hour
62 knots 71.348 miles per hour
63 knots 72.499 miles per hour
64 knots 73.65 miles per hour
65 knots 74.801 miles per hour
66 knots 75.951 miles per hour
67 knots 77.102 miles per hour
68 knots 78.253 miles per hour
69 knots 79.404 miles per hour
70 knots 80.555 miles per hour