# How many feet are there in a statute mile?

###### Wiki User

###### July 05, 2012 3:47PM

There are 5,280 feet in a statute mile.

There are **5,280 feet** in a **US/UK mile**.

This is also known as an American mile, British mile, Imperial
mile, English mile, or European mile. Its length has been agreed
and fixed at precisely ** 1,609.344 meters** by legal
statute. Consequently it is also known as the 'statute mile.'

But there are also other types of '*mile*.'

List of 'feet in a mile' in some of the more well-known systems of linear measurement:

- 5,280 feet in a statute mile
- 6,080 feet in the UK nautical mile
- 6,080 feet in the aeronautical mile
- 6,076.1155 feet in the International nautical mile (1852 meters)
- 5,279.989 'US Survey feet' in a mile
- 5,920 feet in an old Scots mile
- 5,000 Roman feet in the old Roman mile
- 1500 m 'Metric mile' (used in sports) = 4,921.26 feet
- 1600 m 'Metric mile' (used in some school sports) = 5,249.34 feet
- A 'Data mile' (used in radar) = 6,000 feet

For the number of feet in other 'miles', e.g. Irish, Danish,
German, Croatian, Russian and Banska miles/mil/meile/milya etc, see
**Related links** below.

5,280 feet