Appendix B — Conversion Factors

To Convert Into Multiply by
Distance
Centimeters Inches 0.394
Metres Feet 3.281
Kilometres Nautical miles 0.540
Kilometres Statute miles 0.621
Inches Centimeters 2.540
Feet Metres 0.305
Nautical miles Kilometres 1.852
Nautical miles Statute miles 1.152
Statute miles Kilometres 1.609
Statute miles Nautical miles 0.868
Weight
Kilograms Pounds 2.205
Pounds Kilograms 0.454
Capacity Measure
Litres Imperial gallons 0.220
Litres U.S. gallons 0.264
Imperial gallons U.S. gallons 1.201
Imperial gallons Litres 4.546
U.S. gallons Imperial gallons 0.833
U.S. gallons Litres 3.785
Force
Newtons Pounds 0.2248
Pounds Newtons 4.448
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