Understanding Knots: How Fast is a Knot?
What is a knot? In simple terms, a knot is a unit of measurement used to determine the speed of a vessel or an aircraft relative to the surrounding medium. It is defined as one nautical mile per hour (1 knot = 1.15 mph or 1.85 km/h). The term “nautical” refers to distances measured at sea level, and one nautical…Read More »