How Many Feet In a Mile?

Miles to Feet Conversion

To find out how many feet (km) in "x" miles, enter a length value in miles into the converter and the result will be displayed.

How many feet (ft) are there in a mile?

There are 5280 feet in a mile because 1 mile is defined as 8 furlongs and 1 furlong is 660 feet in both US Customary and the imperial systems (UK), that makes 8 * 660 ft = 5280 feet in a mile. Also for marine navigation, there are 6076 feet in an international nautical mile.

If you would like to convert from feet to miles and also get more information and access the tables please check feet to miles conversion page to find out how many miles in "x" feet.

Why are there 5280 feet in a mile?

Mile is an ancient Roman length unit and at that time it was defined as 1000 paces (each pace is 5 feet) or 5000 feet. At the end of 16th century in Britain, just to accommodate the furlong (common length unit at that time), it was defined that 1 mile is 8 furlongs. 1 furlong was already defined as 660 feet, so it made 1 mile equals to 8 * 660 = 5280 feet.

How to convert from miles to feet (ft)?

To convert from miles to feet, multiply the number of miles "x" by 5280.

For example, to find out how many feet there are in a mile and a half, multiply 1.5 by 5280, that makes 7920 ft in 1.5 miles.

You may also use this length and distance units conversion tool to convert between land miles, nautical miles, feet and all other length and distance units.

What is a mile?

Mile (land or statute mile) is an imperial system length unit and equals to 1760 yards, 5280 feet or 63 360 inches. The abbreviation is "mi".

Nautical mile is a length unit that is used in marine navigation. The nautical mile calculation is based on the circumference of the earth which is 360 degrees. There are 60 minutes in each degree and each minute is defined as the nautical mile. If curious, please check circular and angle units conversion tool to convert degrees and minutes. There are 360 * 60 = 21600 nautical miles on earth. The circumference of earth is roughly 131 233 596 feet. That makes 131233596 / 21600 = 6076 ft in an international nautical mile. The abbreviations for nautical mile are "nm","NM" or "nmi".

Mile Conversion:

1 Mile = 1.60934 Kilometers
1 Mile = 1609.344 Meters
1 Mile = 1760 Yards
1 Mile = 5280 Feet
1 Mile = 63360 Inches
1 Mile = 160934.4 Centimeters

There are 1.60934 kilometers (km) in a mie. If you would like to convert miles and kilometers and get more information please check miles to kilometers conversion page to find out how many km in "x" miles.

There are 1609.344 meters in a mile. If you would like to convert miles and meters and get more information please check miles to meters conversion page to find out how many meters in "x" miles.

What is a foot (ft)?

Foot is an imperial and US customary length unit and defined as 0.3048 meters (or 30.48 centimeters). There are 5280 feet in a mile in both imperial (UK) and US customary measurement systems. The abbreviation is "ft".

The list for your reference:

1 Mile = 5280 Feet
1 International Nautical Mile = 6076 Feet
1 UK Nautical Mile = 6080 Feet

Miles to Feet:

1/8 mi = 660 ft
1/4 mi = 1320 ft
1/2 mi = 2640 ft
1 mi = 5280 ft
1.5 mi = 7930 ft
2 mi = 10560 ft
2.5 mi = 13200 ft
5 mi = 26400 ft
10 mi = 52800 ft
15 mi = 79200 ft
20 mi = 105600 ft
50 mi = 264000 ft
100 mi = 528000 ft

To find out how many feet there are in "x" miles for all conversion values please check the table below. If the miles to feet conversion value that you are looking for is not listed in the conversion table, you may also create your own custom conversion table.

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Miles to Feet Conversion Table

MileFootMileFootMileFootMileFoot
1 mi 5280 ft 26 mi 137280 ft 51 mi 269280 ft 76 mi 401280 ft
2 mi 10560 ft 27 mi 142560 ft 52 mi 274560 ft 77 mi 406560 ft
3 mi 15840 ft 28 mi 147840 ft 53 mi 279840 ft 78 mi 411840 ft
4 mi 21120 ft 29 mi 153120 ft 54 mi 285120 ft 79 mi 417120 ft
5 mi 26400 ft 30 mi 158400 ft 55 mi 290400 ft 80 mi 422400 ft
6 mi 31680 ft 31 mi 163680 ft 56 mi 295680 ft 81 mi 427680 ft
7 mi 36960 ft 32 mi 168960 ft 57 mi 300960 ft 82 mi 432960 ft
8 mi 42240 ft 33 mi 174240 ft 58 mi 306240 ft 83 mi 438240 ft
9 mi 47520 ft 34 mi 179520 ft 59 mi 311520 ft 84 mi 443520 ft
10 mi 52800 ft 35 mi 184800 ft 60 mi 316800 ft 85 mi 448800 ft
11 mi 58080 ft 36 mi 190080 ft 61 mi 322080 ft 86 mi 454080 ft
12 mi 63360 ft 37 mi 195360 ft 62 mi 327360 ft 87 mi 459360 ft
13 mi 68640 ft 38 mi 200640 ft 63 mi 332640 ft 88 mi 464640 ft
14 mi 73920 ft 39 mi 205920 ft 64 mi 337920 ft 89 mi 469920 ft
15 mi 79200 ft 40 mi 211200 ft 65 mi 343200 ft 90 mi 475200 ft
16 mi 84480 ft 41 mi 216480 ft 66 mi 348480 ft 100 mi 528000 ft
17 mi 89760 ft 42 mi 221760 ft 67 mi 353760 ft 125 mi 660000 ft
18 mi 95040 ft 43 mi 227040 ft 68 mi 359040 ft 150 mi 792000 ft
19 mi 100320 ft 44 mi 232320 ft 69 mi 364320 ft 175 mi 924000 ft
20 mi 105600 ft 45 mi 237600 ft 70 mi 369600 ft 200 mi 1056000 ft
21 mi 110880 ft 46 mi 242880 ft 71 mi 374880 ft 250 mi 1320000 ft
22 mi 116160 ft 47 mi 248160 ft 72 mi 380160 ft 300 mi 1584000 ft
23 mi 121440 ft 48 mi 253440 ft 73 mi 385440 ft 500 mi 2640000 ft
24 mi 126720 ft 49 mi 258720 ft 74 mi 390720 ft 750 mi 3960000 ft
25 mi 132000 ft 50 mi 264000 ft 75 mi 396000 ft 1000 mi 5280000 ft