# mi to ft

To convert a mile measurement to a foot measurement, multiply the length by the conversion ratio. Converting mile to feet value in the length units scale.

Things to know

The conversion process of miles to feet can be a hectic task to perform when the right kind of formula is not known. But don’t worry as this blog will help you find the right formula along with the appropriate steps that you require during the procedure of conversion.

## What is Miles?

The mile is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Miles can be abbreviated as mi, and are also sometimes abbreviated as m. It is currently defined as 5,280 feet, 1,760 yards, or exactly 1,609.344 meters.

The symbol ‘m’ was used commonly before the adoption of the metric system got widespread to reduce or eliminate the confusion that was initially there for miles & meters, it was then decided that the final abbreviation would be ‘mi’.

## What is Feet?

The foot is a US customary and imperial unit of length. Feet can be abbreviated as ft; for example, 1 foot can be written as 1 ft. After units of measurement were standardized, the usage of feet came into play.

The measurement process of the foot has been used for various systems including Greek, Chinese, English, French and Roman systems that were different from each other because of the length between them.

## What is the relationship between Miles and Feet?

A mile and a foot is for sure different from each other in various aspects. However, understanding the relationship between the two is quite easy.
The relationship between miles and feet is represented in the following manner:

1 Mile = 5280 foot
1 ft = 0.000189394 mi

(Where mi is referred to as miles and ft is referred for foot)

## How to Convert Miles Into Feet?

1 mile is equal to 5280 feet:
1mi = 5280ft

The distance d in feet (ft) is equal to the distance d in miles (mi) times 5280:
d(ft) = d(mi) × 5280

Example
Convert 20 mi to feet:
d(ft) = 20mi × 5280 = 105600ft

How many ft in a mi
One mile is equal to 5280 feet:
1mi = 1mi × 5280 = 5280ft

How many mi in a ft
One foot is equal to 1/5280 miles:
1ft = 1ft/5280 = 1.893939e-4mi

How to convert 10mi to feet
Multiply 10 miles by 5280 to get feet:
10mi = 10mi × 5280 = 52800ft

## Use of Miles:

Even though a lot of countries have adopted for kilometers and the metric system even then there are still a lot of them that still use miles to calculate distance, these countries include:

• United States
• United Kingdom
• Myanmar
• Liberia

## Use of Feet:

In the United States, a foot and an inch are majorly used to measure the height, along with measuring the short distances, field length which sometimes is used in the form of a yard, etc. It is also used to measure the altitude along with elevation for example mountains. The measurement process of the foot has been used for various systems that included Greek, Chinese, English, French, and Roman systems, which were different from each other because of the length between them.