## Units of length conversion

The following utility will enable you to convert lengh expressed in one unit to another unit

 For very small numbers or to improve rounding you can use this to control the number of decimal places displayed Convert astronomical unit (AU) chain (based on U.S. survey foot) fathom (based on U.S. survey foot) fermi foot(ft) foot (U.S. survey)(ft) inch (in) kilometre (km) light year (l.y.) metre (m) microinch micron mil(0.001 in) mile (mi) mile (based on U.S. survey foot)(mi) nautical mile parsec (pc) rod (based on U.S. survey foot)(rd) yard(yd) to astronomical unit (AU) chain (based on U.S. survey foot) fathom (based on U.S. survey foot) fermi foot(ft) foot (U.S. survey)(ft) inch (in) kilometre (km) light year (l.y.) metre (m) microinch micron mil(0.001 in) mile (mi) mile (based on U.S. survey foot)(mi) nautical mile parsec (pc) rod (based on U.S. survey foot)(rd) yard(yd)
Length is generally expressed in metres (m).
The information in the table below provides a method of converting length from other units to metres.
 Convert from Multiply by astronomical unit (AU) 149 597 900 000 chain (based on U.S. survey foot) 20.116 84 fathom (based on U.S. survey foot) 1.828 804 fermi 0.000 000 000 000 001 foot (ft) 0.3048 foot (U.S. survey)(ft) 0.304 800 6 inch 0.025 4 light year (l.y.) 9 460 730 000 000 000 microinch 0.000 000 025 4 micron 0.000 001 mil (0.001 in) 0. 000 025 4 mile (mi) 1609.3444 mile (based on U.S. survey foot)(mi) 1 609.347 nautical mile 1 852 parsec(pc) 30 856 780 000 000 000 rod (based on U.S. survey foot)(rd) 5.029 210 yard (yd) 0.914 4