Miles to meters (m) (from land and US, UK nautical miles) conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many meters in miles, simply multiply by the conversion factor or use the converter if the conversion is from a land (statute) mile.
1 Mile = 1609.344 Meters
1 Mile [US, nautical] = 1852 Meters
1 Mile [UK, nautical] = 1853.184 Meters
There are 1609.344 meters in a mile, because one foot is defined as 30.48 centimeters (or 0.3048 meter) and there are 5280 feet in a mile, that makes 5280 ft * 0.3048 = 1609.344 meters in a mile.
For example, to find out how many meters there are in a half mile, multiply the mile value by the conversion factor, that makes 1/2 mi * 1609.344 m = 804.67 meters in a half mile.
Mile is an imperial and US customary length unit and there are 1609.344 meters in a land mile and 1852 meters in a nautical mile. 1 mile equals to 1760 yards, 5280 feet or 63360 inches. The related length unit in metric system is kilometer (km) and one mile equals to 1.60934 km. It's also called land (statute) mile. The abbreviation is "mi".
Meter is a metric system base length unit. It is defined as the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second. There are 100 cm, 3.28084 feet, 39.3701 inches or 1.09361 yards in a meter. The abbreviation is "m".