Miles to yards (yd) (from land and US, UK nautical miles) conversion factors are listed below. To find out how many yards in miles, simply multiply the mile value by the conversion factor or use the converter if the conversion is from a land mile.
1 Mile = 1760 Yards
1 Mile [US, nautical] = 2025.3718285 Yards
1 Mile [UK, nautical] = 2026.6666667 Yards
There are 1760 yards in a mile, because a mile is defined as 8 furlongs (used in agriculture) and 1 furlong is 220 yards, that makes 8 * 220 = 1760 yards in a mile.
For example, to find out how many yards there are in a half mile, multiply the mile value by the conversion factor, that makes 0.5 mile * 1760 = 880 yards in a half mile.
Mile is an imperial and US customary length unit and equals to 5280 feet. It is mostly used to measure the distance between two geographical locations. The abbreviation of mile is "mi".
Yard is an imperial, US customary length unit. It equals to 3 feet or 36 inches. One yard is slightly shorter than a metric meter (1 meter is 1.09361 yards).The abbreviation for yard is "yd".