Unit Converter

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 897 feet per second into knots we have to multiply 897 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

897 ft/s → V(kt)

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

V(kt) = 897 ft/s × 0.59248380129641 kt

V(kt) = 531.45796976288 kt

The final result is:

897 ft/s → 531.45796976288 kt

We conclude that 897 feet per second is equivalent to 531.45796976288 knots:

897 feet per second = 531.45796976288 knots

897 feet per second is equal to 531.458 knots

Alternative conversion

We can also convert by utilizing the inverse value of the conversion factor. In this case 1 knot is equal to 0.0018816163401335 × 897 feet per second.

Another way is saying that 897 feet per second is equal to 1 ÷ 0.0018816163401335 knots.

Approximate result

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

897 ft/s ≅ 531.458 kt

An alternative is also that one knot is approximately zero point zero zero two times eight hundred ninety-seven 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)
898 feet per second 532.05 knots
899 feet per second 532.643 knots
900 feet per second 533.235 knots
901 feet per second 533.828 knots
902 feet per second 534.42 knots
903 feet per second 535.013 knots
904 feet per second 535.605 knots
905 feet per second 536.198 knots
906 feet per second 536.79 knots
907 feet per second 537.383 knots