It's about 50 times as tall as The Arc de Triomphe
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 0.02 times 2,479 meters.(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 49 m tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about 55 times as tall as The Chicago Water Tower
In other words, 2,479 meters is 52.90 times the height of The Chicago Water Tower, and the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0189 times that amount.(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 46.9 m tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about 60 times as long as Ha'Penny Bridge
In other words, 2,479 meters is 57.80 times the length of Ha'Penny Bridge, and the length of Ha'Penny Bridge is 0.0173 times that amount.(a.k.a. Droichead na Leathphingine, a.k.a. Liffey Bridge, a.k.a. Droichead na Life, f.k.a. Wellington Bridge) (Quay of Bachelors Walk, Temple Bar Neighborhood, Dublin, Ireland)
The Ha'Penny Bridge, crossing the River Liffey in Dublin, measures 42.9 meters in total length. Over 30,000 pedestrians cross the breach each day.
It's about 90 times as long as Baseball base distances
In other words, 2,479 meters is 90.3690 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 0.011066 times that amount.(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 27.432 m. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about 100 times as long as a Cricket Pitch
In other words, 2,479 meters is 123.230 times the length of a Cricket Pitch, and the length of a Cricket Pitch is 0.00811491 times that amount.(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 20.11680 meters. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.720 meters tall including the bails.
It's about 150 times as long as a Bowling Lane
In other words, 2,479 meters is 129.410 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 0.0077274 times that amount.(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 19.156 m. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about 150 times as long as a Semitrailer
In other words, 2,479 meters is 169.40 times the length of a Semitrailer, and the length of a Semitrailer is 0.005903 times that amount.(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 14.63 m (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.