It's about sixteen times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 15.9940 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.062523 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 sixteen times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.063 times 8.850 kilometers.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 0.540 kilometers to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 0.50 kilometers.
It's about seventeen times as tall as The Willis Tower
In other words, the height of The Willis Tower is 0.0588 times 8.850 kilometers.(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 eighteen times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.0556 times 8.850 kilometers.(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 nineteen-and-a-half times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 19.580 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.05107 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 twenty times as tall as The Empire State Building
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 23.2280 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 0.043051 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
It's about thirty times as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 8.850 kilometers is 27.30 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.0366 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 0.3240 kilometers tall, including its flagpole. The Tower is the largest structure in Paris as most other buildings are governed by a zoning restriction limiting them to a height of 0.037 kilometers or less.