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How big is 30,000 acres?

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It's about one-fifth as big as Christchurch
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.2 times the size of Christchurch, and the size of Christchurch is 5 times that amount.
(a.k.a Ōtautahi) (urban area) (New Zealand)
Ōtautahi Christchurch, New Zealand's gateway to Antarctica, measures 150,000 acres in total area.
It's about one-fifth as big as Manila
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.19595 times the size of Manila, and the size of Manila is 5.1033 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Kalakhang Maynila) (officially the "National Capital Region (NCR)") (for Metro Manila) (Philippines)
The governmental seat of the Philippines and the one of the world's most densely-populated regions, the Manila metro area measures 153,100 acres. The area is host to a population of 12,877,253 people (as of 2015).
It's about six times as big as Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
In other words, 30,000 acres is 5.876 times the size of Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), and the size of Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is 0.1702 times that amount.
(Palam, Delhi, India) (total site area)
Indira Gandhi International Airport covers a total area of about 5,105 acres, including three main terminals and three main runways. The airport offers a total runway length of 11,053 m.
It's about one-fifth as big as Bangalore
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.164 times the size of Bangalore, and the size of Bangalore is 6.1 times that amount.
(officially Bangaluru) (Karnataka, India) (for Greater Bangalore)
Greater Bangalore, the metro area surrounding the city of Bangalore, and including hundreds of wards and villages and eleven municipal areas, measures 183,000 acres in total area. Greater Bangalore is home to Electronic City, one of the largest IT parks in the country, covering over 791 acres.
It's about one-fifth as big as New York City
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.1546 times the size of New York City, and the size of New York City is 6.468 times that amount.
(a.k.a. The Big Apple, a.k.a. NYC, a.k.a. Gotham) (New York)
The largest city in New York and thirteenth-largest in the United States, New York City measures 194,100 acres in total area. The city is known as a hub for finance, commerce, and international affairs as well as a renowned center of culture.
It's about six-and-a-half times as big as Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
In other words, 30,000 acres is 6.645 times the size of Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), and the size of Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is 0.1505 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Lester B. Pearson International Airport) (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) (total site area)
Toronto Pearson International Airport covers a total area of 4,515 acres, including two terminals and five runways. The total length of the runways is 15,226 m.
It's about one-tenth as big as San Diego
In other words, 30,000 acres is 0.1445 times the size of San Diego, and the size of San Diego is 6.92 times that amount.
(California)
The second-largest city in California and the eleventh-largest in the United States as of 2009, San Diego measures 207,500 acres in total area. The city is known for its defense manufacturing and biotechnology industries.