Q:
# How Many Laps Around a Football Field Equal a Mile?

Assuming one considers the end zones and sidelines part of the football field, about five laps around the field would equal 1 mile. More accurately, 1 mile is equal to approximately 4.96 laps around the exact perimeter of the field.

Continue Reading
Credit:
Kevin C. Cox
Getty Images

An official National Football League field measures 300 by 160 feet. Each end zone is 30 feet long, and each sideline is 6 feet wide. This results in a total perimeter of 1,064 feet. However, if one does not consider the end zones or the sidelines to be part of the field, the perimeter is only 920 feet, and 5.74 laps around this field equals 1 mile.

Learn more about Measurements-
Q:
## How Many Laps Around a Gym Equal a Mile?

A: Depending on the size of the basketball court, between 18 and 20 laps equal 1 mile. Since gymnasiums can vary greatly in size, it is easier to calculate ho... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Many Feet Does 1 Mile Equal?

A: There are 5,280 feet in 1 mile. One can make this calculation by knowing the number of yards in a mile and then converting yards to feet. Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Many Laps Will It Take Around a Basketball Court to Equal a Mile?

A: It takes 18.3 laps around NBA and United States collegiate basketball courts to equal a mile and 19.7 laps around the smaller U.S. high school basketball c... Full Answer >Filed Under: -
Q:
## How Many Laps of an Olympic Sized Pool Equal a Mile?

A: It takes 32.18 laps to equal a mile in an Olympic sized swimming pool. The reason the number of laps in a mile is not an even number is because the standar... Full Answer >Filed Under: