# Convert feet to miles

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feet (ft)
1 feet = 1.894×10-4 miles

## Precise decimal and fraction answers

The conversion in miles rounded to six significant decimal places is 1 ft = 0.000189394 mi. The precise fraction answer is 1/5280 mi.

### Decimal Precision

Conversion from one to ten decimal places

• 1 ft = 0.0002 mi
• 1 ft = 0.00019 mi
• 1 ft = 0.000189 mi
• 1 ft = 0.0001894 mi
• 1 ft = 0.00018939 mi
• 1 ft = 0.000189394 mi
• 1 ft = 0.0001893939 mi
• 1 ft = 0.00018939394 mi
• 1 ft = 0.000189393939 mi
• 1 ft = 0.0001893939394 mi

## How many miles are in a foot?

There are 1.894×10-4 miles in one foot. A foot is 0.019% of a mile. A mile is 527,900% longer than one foot.

## Feet to miles conversion factor and formulas

Formula

The conversion factor between feet and miles is 5,280. This represents the ratio of feet per one mile. To calculate the value in miles, we can either divide by the conversion factor or multiply by its inverse.

### Division

To convert from feet to miles, divide feet by 5,280.
The formula is expressed as:
ft ÷ 5,280 = mi

### Multiplication

Alternatively we can multiply by the inverse conversion factor to get the same result.
The inverse of 5,280 is 1/5,280 or 0. To convert from feet to miles, multiply feet by 0.
The formula is expressed as:
ft × 0 = mi

When converting from from feet to miles, both units are within the US Customary / UK Imperial system and conversion factors are governed by standards set by the controlling body.

Customary/Imperial Unit

The foot is a length unit of measure within the US Customary and UK Imperial systems. It is commonly abbreviated as ft or using the ' symbol. The official definition of the foot is 0.3048 meters. Within the Imperial system, the foot is equal to 12 inches or 1/3 of a yard. The foot is very widely used within the United States in situations where nearly the rest of the world would measure in meters. Globally, the foot is used by the aviation community as the standard measurement of flight altitude eg. 35,000 feet.

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Customary/Imperial Unit

The mile is a measure of distance between two points used within the US Customary and British Imperial units of measure. It is customarily used to measure large geographical distances. The mile is officially defined as 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards or 1,609.344 meters. The abbreviation or for miles is 'mi' or sometimes 'm' as in miles per hour. The mile's origin stems from the Roman mile, which marked the distance the Roman army could march over 1,000 (mille) paces.

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## 1 feet to other length units

### Metric

• 1 ft = 3.048×10-4 km
• 1 ft = 0.305 m
• 1 ft = 3.048 dm
• 1 ft = 30.48 cm
• 1 ft = 304.8 mm
• 1 ft = 304,800 µ
• 1 ft = 3.048×108 nm

### Imperial/U.S.

• 1 ft = 1.894×10-4 mi
• 1 ft = 0.333 yd
• 1 ft = 1 ft
• 1 ft = 12 in

## References and Citations

1. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) General Tables of Units of Measurement

## Feet to miles conversion table

ft mi
1 ft 1.894×10-4 mi
2 ft 3.788×10-4 mi
3 ft 5.682×10-4 mi
4 ft 7.576×10-4 mi
5 ft 9.47×10-4 mi
6 ft 0.001 mi
7 ft 0.001 mi
8 ft 0.002 mi
9 ft 0.002 mi
10 ft 0.002 mi
ft mi
20 ft 0.004 mi
30 ft 0.006 mi
40 ft 0.008 mi
50 ft 0.009 mi
60 ft 0.011 mi
70 ft 0.013 mi
80 ft 0.015 mi
90 ft 0.017 mi
100 ft 0.019 mi
1,000 ft 0.189 mi