Nautical mile

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Term nautical mile
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Abbreviation

NM

Definition

The length equal to 1 852 metres exactly.

Definition Source

ICAO (2010) Official definition, ANNEX 5 Units of Measurement to be Used in Air and Ground Operations

Note

1 nautical mile (6 080 feet) = 1.8531 kilometres