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Miles to Nautical Miles Calculator

Miles




Nautical Miles


How to use this Miles to Nautical Miles Calculator 🤔

Follow these steps to convert given Miles value from Miles units to Nautical Miles units.

  1. Enter the input Miles value in the text field.
  2. The Nautical Miles is calculated in realtime ⌚ using the formula, and displayed under the Nautical Miles label.
  3. You may copy the resulting Nautical Miles using the Copy button.

Formula

To convert given length from Miles to Nautical Miles, use the following formula.

Nautical Miles = Miles / 1.1507794480235

Calculation

Calculation will be done after you enter a valid input.

Miles

Miles are a unit of length in the imperial and U.S. customary systems, defined as 5,280 feet or 1,760 yards. Miles are commonly used in the United States and some other countries for measuring longer distances, such as road travel or geographical features. The mile has historical origins in ancient Roman measurements.

Nautical Miles

A nautical mile is a unit of measurement used in navigation and maritime contexts. It is based on the circumference of the Earth and is used for measuring distances at sea. One nautical mile is defined as one minute of latitude. Nautical miles are commonly used in navigation, aviation, and maritime operations. Charts and maps used in these fields often have distances measured in nautical miles. The use of nautical miles simplifies navigation calculations, especially over long distances, as it is based on a consistent measurement related to the Earth's size and shape.