Miles to kilometers (from land and US, UK nautical miles) conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many kilometers in a mile, simply multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter if the conversion is from a land mile. If scroll down, you may also create your own custom conversion table and print it create table.
1 Mile = 1.609344 Kilometers
1 Mile [US, nautical] = 1.852000 Kilometers
1 Mile [UK, nautical] = 1.853184 Kilometers
For example, to find out how many kilometers there are in 5 miles (5 miles to km), multiply the mile value by the conversion factor, 5 * 1.609344 = 8.04672 km.
Mile is an imperial and U.S. customary length unit and equals to 5280 feet. The abbreviation is "mi".
Nautical mile is a length unit that is used in marine navigation. The nautical mile is calculated based on the circumference of the earth which is 360 degrees. Each degree is 60 minutes and each minute equals to one nautical mile. There are 360 * 60 = 21600 nautical miles and equals to (21600 * 1.852 = ) roughly 40,000 kilometers which is the length of the circumference of the earth. The abbreviations for nautical mile are "nm","NM" or "nmi".
Kilometer is a metric length unit and equals to 1000 meters. The abbreviation is "km".