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How to Calculate the Distance to Horizon

Feet Formula

Meters Formula

Deriving the Equation for the Distance to Horizon

How far is the horizon
How far is the horizon
This approximation works well when dealing with heights far less than the radius of the earth (6370km).

Distance in Miles Given Height in Feet

Distance in Kilometers Given Height in Meters

Conclusion

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