# Feet to Meters Conversion

## Feet to Meters Conversion - Convert Feet to Meters (ft to m)

### You are currently converting Distance and Length units from Feet to Meters

1 Feet (ft)

=

0.3048 Meters (m)

Feet : A foot (symbol: ft) is a unit of length. It is equal to 0.3048 m, and used in the imperial system of units and United States customary units. The unit of foot derived from the human foot. It is subdivided into 12 inches.

Meters : The meter (symbol m) is the fundamental unit of length in the International System of Units (SI). It is defined as "the length of the path travelled by light in vacuum during a time interval of 1/299,792,458 of a second." In 1799, France start using the metric system, and that is the first country using the metric.

### Distance and Length Conversion Calculator

1 Foot = 0.3048 Meter

### FAQ about Feet to Meters Conversion

1 feet is equal to 0.3048 meters:

1ft = 0.3048m

The distance d in meters (m) is equal to the distance d in feet (ft) times 0.3048, that conversion formula:

d(m) = d(ft) × 0.3048

One Foot is equal to 0.3048 Meters:

1ft = 1ft × 0.3048 = 0.3048m

One Meter is equal to 3.28084 Feet:

1m = 1m × 3.280839895 = 3.28084ft

d(m) = 30(ft) × 0.3048 = 9.144m

### Length conversion table

millimeter (mm) centimeter (cm) meter (m) kilometer (km) inch (in) foot / feet (ft) yard (yd) mile (mi)
1 millimeter (mm) 1 0.1 0.001 0.000001 0.03937 0.003281 0.0010936 0.0000006214
1 centimeter (cm) 10 1 0.01 0.00001 0.3937 0.03281 0.010936 0.000006214
1 meter (m) 1000 100 1 0.001 39.37 3.281 1.0936 0.0006214
1 kilometer (km) 1000000 100000 1000 1 39370 3281 1093.6 0.6214
1 inch (in) 25.4 2.54 0.0254 0.0000254 1 0.08333 0.02778 0.000015783
1 foot / feet (ft) 304.8 30.48 0.3048 0.0003048 12 1 0.33333 0.0001894
1 yard (yd) 914.4 91.44 0.9144 0.0009144 36 3 1 0.0005682
1 mile (mi) 1609344 160934 1609.3 1.6093 63360 5280 1760 1
1 nautical mile (nmi) 1852000 185200 1852 1.852 72913 6076 2025.4 1.1508

We decided to round some conversion factors to fit this table. Therefore, some of these values are not accurate, but they still have reasonable accuracy.

### Lastest Convert Queries

1. Degan May 28, 2017 at 12:28 pm
How tall would a 6 foot fence be in meters?
2. Gulshan May 29, 2017 at 20:51 pm
Hi Degan,

A 6 foot fence is approximately 1.829 meters tall. Calculate this by multiplying the height in feet by the conversion factor (0.3048 m/ft).

3. Lurena Mar 20, 2017 at 14:23 pm
How many meters tall is a 50 foot tree?
4. Gulshan Mar 21, 2017 at 11:05 am
Hi Lurena,

A 50 foot tall tree is approximately 15.24 meters tall. To convert feet to meters, you can use the conversion factor 0.3048 (1 foot equals 0.3048 meters). Thus, 50 feet * 0.3048 = 15.24 meters. Trees play a vital role in our ecosystem by promoting biodiversity, producing oxygen, and providing habitats for various forms of wildlife.

5. Malysa Sep 19, 2016 at 13:35 pm
What's the difference in height between a 9 foot wall and a 3 meter wall?
6. Gulshan Sep 20, 2016 at 21:38 pm
Hi Malysa,

The difference in height between a 9 foot wall and a 3 meter wall is approximately 0.717 feet or 8.61 inches. Find this by converting the 3 meter wall to feet (3 m* 3.281 ft/m ≈ 9.843 ft) and then subtracting the 9 foot wall height.

7. Nigel Feb 14, 2016 at 08:48 am
If a soccer field is 100 meters long, how long is it in feet?
8. Gulshan Feb 16, 2016 at 20:19 pm
Hi Nigel,

A soccer field that is 100 meters long is approximately 328.1 feet long. Multiply the length in meters by the conversion factor (3.281 ft/m) to find the length in feet.

9. Oval Jun 10, 2015 at 04:02 am
How many feet are in a 5k race if it is 5,000 meters long?
10. Gulshan Jun 11, 2015 at 18:55 pm
Hi Oval,

There are approximately 16,404 feet in a 5,000 meter long 5k race. Calculate this by multiplying the length in meters by the conversion factor (3.281 ft/m).

11. Umair Apr 22, 2015 at 00:26 am
If a ladder is 15 feet tall, how many meters tall is it?
12. Gulshan Apr 25, 2015 at 05:22 am
Hi Umair,

A ladder that is 15 feet tall is approximately 4.572 meters tall. To find this, multiply the height in feet by the conversion factor (0.3048 m/ft).