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Convert feet to miles, miles to feet

Convert feet to miles

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Convert miles to feet

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How to convert feet to miles: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert feet to miles". Enter a value in the feet field and click on the "Calculate miles" button. Your answer will appear in the miles field.

How to convert miles to feet: Use the conversion calculator titled "Convert miles to feet". Enter a value in the miles field and click on the "Calculate feet" button. Your answer will appear in the feet field.

Conversion Formulas

Both feet (ft) and miles (mi) are units of length in US Customary Units as well as the Imperial System. So when you convert between these units, you are performing a conversion between units within the same measurement system.

Let's take a closer look at the conversion formulas so that you can do these conversions yourself either with a calculator or with an old-fashioned pencil and paper.

The formula to convert from feet to miles is:

miles = feet ÷ 5,280

The formula to convert from miles to feet is:

feet = miles x 5,280

Conversion Examples

Next, let's look at some examples showing the work and calculations that are involved in converting between feet (ft) and miles (mi).

Feet to Miles Conversion Example

Task: Convert 15,000 feet to miles (show work)

Formula:
feet ÷ 5,280 = miles

Calculations:
15,000 feet ÷ 5,280 = 2.840909091 miles

Result:
15,000 feet is equal to 2.840909091 miles

Miles to Feet Conversion Example

Task: Convert 5.7 miles to feet (show work)

Formula:
miles x 5,280 = feet

Calculations:
5.7 miles x 5,280 = 30,096 feet

Result:
5.7 miles is equal to 30,096 feet

Conversion Tables

For quick reference purposes, below are conversion tables that you can use to convert from feet to miles, and miles to feet.

Feet to Miles Conversion Chart

feet (ft) miles (mi)
1 ft 0.00018939 mi
10 ft 0.00189394 mi
100 ft 0.01893939 mi
250 ft 0.04734848 mi
500 ft 0.09469697 mi
750 ft 0.14204545 mi
1,000 ft 0.18939394 mi
10,000 ft 1.89393939 mi
25,000 ft 4.73484848 mi
50,000 ft 9.46969695 mi
75,000 ft 14.20454543 mi
100,000 ft 18.9393939 mi

Miles to Feet Conversion Chart

miles (mi) feet (ft)
0.00018939 mi 1 ft
0.1 mi 528 ft
0.25 mi 1,320 ft
0.5 mi 2,640 ft
0.75 mi 3,960 ft
1 mi 5,280 ft
2 mi 10,560 ft
3 mi 15,840 ft
4 mi 21,120 ft
5 mi 26,400 ft
10 mi 52,800 ft
15 mi 79,200 ft

Conversion Definitions

The following is a list of definitions relating to conversions between feet and miles.

What is a foot (ft)?

A foot is a unit of length in both US Customary Units as well as the Imperial System. The symbol for foot is ft or '. There are 12 inches in a foot.

What is a mile (mi)?

A mile is a unit of length in both US Customary Units as well as the Imperial System. The symbol for mile is mi. There are 1,760 yards in a mile or 5,280 feet in a mile.

How many feet in a mile?

There are 5,280 feet in a mile.

How many miles in a foot?

There are 0.00018939 miles in a foot.

Understanding the Length Units

This table provides a summary of the Length units within their respective measurement systems.

Unit Symbol Measurement System Description
inches in or " US Customary Units (and Imperial)  
feet ft or ' US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 foot = 12 inches
yards yd US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 yard = 3 feet
miles mi US Customary Units (and Imperial) 1 mile = 1760 yards or 5280 feet
millimeter mm Metric System 1000 mm = 1 m
centimeter cm Metric System 100 cm = 1 m, 1 cm = 10 mm
decimeter dm Metric System 10 dm = 1 m, 1 dm = 10 cm
meter m Metric System 1 m = 1000 mm, 100 cm, 10 dm
kilometer km Metric System 1 km = 1000 m