Nautical mile per hour conversions

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What is nautical mile per hour?

The international nautical mile per hour (or nautical mile/hour) is a unit of speed equal to one knot or approximately 0.514444 meters per second (1 nmi/h = 0.514444 m/s), the derived unit of speed in the International System of Units (SI). It is also equal to about 1.852 kilometers per hour (km per h), or 1.150779 miles per hour (mph or mi/h) or 1.68781 feet per second (ft/s).

The speed is the distance traveled by an object during a period of time. Thus, nautical miles per hour (or nautical miles/hour) show how many nautical miles are traveled in one hour. The nautical mile is a unit of length while the hour is a unit of time.

The nautical mile per hour is used in nautical and air navigation and in meteorology.

Symbol:

nmi/h

Plural:

nautical miles per hour