It's about twenty times as long as a Football field
In other words, 2,479 meters is 22.59220 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.0442631 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 109.7280 meters from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 9.1440 meters farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.
It's about twenty times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch
In other words, 2,479 meters is 23.60 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.0424 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 90m and 120m (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 105 meters, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about thirty times as tall as Big Ben
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.038 times 2,479 meters.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 96.0 m. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about thirty times as tall as The Statue of Liberty
In other words, 2,479 meters is 26.660 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.03751 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 92.99 m including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about thirty times as tall as a Giant Sequoia (tree)
In other words, the height of a Giant Sequoia (tree) is 0.03 times 2,479 meters.(a.k.a. Sequoiadendron giganteum, a.k.a. Sierra redwood, a.k.a. Wellingtonia)
Giant Sequoias of the Giant Sequoia National Monument located in Sierra Nevada, near Visalia, California can grow to heights of 76 m. The wood from the Giant Sequoias is often brittle and prone to shattering when such trees are felled, and as a result the trees logged in the late nineteenth century were often usable only as shingles or matchsticks.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as long as The Panama Canal
In other words, the length of The Panama Canal is 36 times 2,479 meters.(Canal de Panamá) (Panama)
Connecting the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans across the Isthmus of Panama, the Canal measures 88,000 meters in length. Ships passing through the Canal are raised (and then lowered) 26 meters above sea level through the lock-and-dam system.
It's about forty times as wide as The Wingspan of a 747
In other words, 2,479 meters is 36.20 times the width of The Wingspan of a 747, and the width of The Wingspan of a 747 is 0.0276 times that amount.(a.k.a. Boeing 747, a.k.a. Jumbo Jet, a.k.a. Queen of the Skies) (for Boeing 747-8 series)
The wingspan of a Boeing 747-8 is 68.5 m. Fully loaded, the 747 can travel 8,290,000 meters before refueling.