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It's about 1,000 times as big as King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
In other words, 30,000 acres is 1,180 times the size of King Shaka International Airport (DUR), and the size of King Shaka International Airport (DUR) is 0.00085 times that amount.
(a.k.a. KSIA) (La Mercy, Durban City, eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) (total terminal area)
King Shaka International Airport includes a main passenger terminal, with a total area of 25.50 acres. The airport's single, main runway stretches 3,700 m in length. http://www.durban-tourism.com/King-Shaka.html - 21 sq. km land purchase??
It's about 1,500 times as big as Alcatraz
In other words, 30,000 acres is 1,400 times the size of Alcatraz, and the size of Alcatraz is 0.0007 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Rock) (California)
Alcatraz Island measures 22 acres. It is known a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and has historically served as a lighthouse, fort, military prison, and — most famously — a federal prison.
It's about one-one-thousand-five-hundredth as big as Florida
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.00071288 times the size of Florida, and the size of Florida is 1,402.765 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunshine State," Florida measures 42,082,940 acres in total area. Florida has 1,067 km (663 mi) of oceanfront beaches and 1,926.38 km (1,197 mi) of coastline total.
It's about 1,500 times as big as Buckingham Palace
In other words, 30,000 acres is 1,600 times the size of Buckingham Palace, and the size of Buckingham Palace is 0.0006 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Buckingham House) (Westminster, London, England)
Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarch, contains about 19 acres of total floor space. The palace was first inhabited by Queen Victoria in 1831, although after the death of her husband in 1861, the Queen endeavored to spend as little time there as public opinion would allow.
It's about one-two-thousandth as big as Kansas
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.00056972 times the size of Kansas, and the size of Kansas is 1,755.24 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Sunflower State," Kansas measures 52,657,200 acres in total area. The point said to be the geographic center of the continental United States is located near Lebanon, Kansas.
It's about one-two-thousandth as big as Minnesota
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.00053917 times the size of Minnesota, and the size of Minnesota is 1,854.696 times that amount.
(United States)
The "North Star State," Minnesota measures 55,640,870 acres in total area. Due to an error in the map used while writing the Treaty of Paris, a 381,654.30 acres segment of Minnesota called the "Northwest Angle" lies north of the 49th parallel, which marks the border between the contiguous United States and Canada across the western remainder of the two countries.
It's about 2,000 times as big as Croke Park
In other words, 30,000 acres is 1,900 times the size of Croke Park, and the size of Croke Park is 0.0005 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Páirc an Chrócaigh) (Dublin, Leinster, Ireland) (stadium area)
Croke Park, the Gaelic games stadium of Dublin, hosts hurling and Gaelic football matches in a 16 acres stadium. The Park offers rooftop tours, where fans can walk along the 44-meters-high walkway.