It's about as tall as The Ostankino Tower
It's about as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.97591 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 1.025 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 0.553330 kilometers tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Willis Tower
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 1.0 times the height of The Willis Tower, and the height of The Willis Tower is 0.962 times that amount.(a.k.a. Sears Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to about 0.520 kilometers to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at about 0.4120 kilometers.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 1.1 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.909 times that amount.(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)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.4920 kilometers tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about nine-tenths as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.89 times the height of a Canton Tower, and the height of a Canton Tower is 1.1 times that amount.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 0.610 kilometers to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 1.195 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.8368 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 0.45190 kilometers to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 0.1150 kilometers deep.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 1.4173 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.70557 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 0.381010 kilometers to its architectural peak. The spire emerging from the top of the building was originally intended to be a mooring mast for blimps whose passengers could disembark onto a landing platform on the 102