How long is 500 meters?

It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center

The height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is about 492 meters.

(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)

It's about as tall as The Willis Tower

The height of The Willis Tower is about 520 meters.

(a.k.a. Sears Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)

It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers

The height of The Petronas Twin Towers is about 451.90 meters.

(a.k.a.

*Menara Berkembar Petronas*, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)It's about nine-tenths as tall as The CN Tower

The height of The CN Tower is about 553.330 meters.

(a.k.a.

*La Tour CN*, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)It's about four-fifths as tall as a Canton Tower

The height of a Canton Tower is about 610 meters.

(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)

It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as The Empire State Building

The height of The Empire State Building is about 381.01 meters.

(New York City, New York) (to top of building)

It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as The Eiffel Tower

The height of The Eiffel Tower is about 324 meters.

(a.k.a.

*La Tour Eiffel*) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)It's about two-thirds as tall as Gocta Falls

The height of Gocta Falls is about 771 meters.

(a.k.a. Gocta Cataracts, a.k.a.

*Catarata del Gocta*) (Amazonas, Peru) (total height)It's about three-fifths as tall as Burj Dubai

The height of Burj Dubai is about 828 meters.

(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)

It's about three-fifths as long as The Navy Pier

The length of The Navy Pier is about 900 meters.

(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)

It's about three-fifths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls

The height of The Three Sisters Falls is about 900 meters.

(a.k.a.

*Cataratas las Tres Hermanas*) (Ayacucho, Peru)It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as long as The QE2

The length of The QE2 is about 294 meters.

(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)

It's about three-fifths as tall as Olo'upena Falls

The height of Olo'upena Falls is about 900.10 meters.

(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)

It's about half as tall as Tugela Falls

The height of Tugela Falls is about 948 meters.

(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)

It's about half as tall as Angel Falls

The height of Angel Falls is about 979 meters.

(a.k.a.

*Parakupa-vena*, a.k.a.*Kerepakupai mer&*) (Auyantepui, Canaima National Park, Venezuela) (total height)