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# Why is a nautical mile 6076 feet?

Updated: 10/25/2022

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6,076 feet equates to approximately 1 nautical mile.

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### A knotic mile is equal to how many kilometers?

1 nautical mile is exactly 1.852 kilometers. In US standard measurements, it is approximately 6076 feet, or roughly 1.15 miles.

### How many feet in a nautical mile?

There are 6,076 feet in a nautical mile.

### What is notical mile?

I think you mean a Nautical Mile. A Nautical Mile is approximately one minute of arc of latitude along any meridian. By international agreement it is exactly 1852 meters (approximately 6076 feet). Source and more information: Wikipedia article: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nautical_mile

### One nautical mile equals how many feet?

There are 6,082 feet in one nautical mile !

### If you are moving at 1 knot what is the conversion to miles per hour?

A nautical mile (knot or kt) is approximately 115% of a statute mile. So if you're traveling at one kt, your speed in mph is 1.15. If you're going 10 kts, you're doing 11.5 mph, and if you're going 100 kts, you're doing 115 mph. A nautical mile is 6076 feet and a statute mile is 5280 feet. Dividing 6076 by 5280 gives us 1.1507575 or...about 1.15, as stated in the above answer.

### Feet in a nautical mile?

One nautical mile is 6,076.12 feet (rounded).

### Who manny feet are there in 1 nautical mile?

1 nautical mile (sea mile) = 6,076 feet

### What is 1 air mile equal to regular mile?

One land mile is equal to 5280 feet one air mile is equal to 6076 feet

### How many linear feet are there in a nautical mile?

1 Nautical Mile(s) = 6,076.1154855643 Feet

### Is one mile on land different than one mile in water?

A2. YES. A nautical mile is exactly 1852m which is approx 6076 feet.[It was defined as a 1 minute of arc at the Equator, and this used to be considered 6080 feet, but a re-determination of the length round the equator gives us the lower number.]A land (Statute) mile is 5280 feet.

### How many feet are there in a nautical mile?

1 nautical mile = 6,000

### How many feet difference is 1 nautical mile and 1 statute mile?

Nautical mile = 6080 feet Statute mile = 5280 feet Difference = 800 feet.