# How big is 2,500 cubic meters?

It's about as big as an Olympic Swimming Pool
The size of an Olympic Swimming Pool is about 2,500 cubic meters.
(FINA regulation; (minimum capacity)
According to the Fédération Internationale de Natation (FINA), a swimming pool for Olympic and world championship events must measure 50 m by 25 m with a depth of at least 2 m for a total volume of 2,500 cubic meters. A pool of this size was to be used in Olympic time trials in New Jersey in early 2008, but its component pieces were stolen from a warehouse, likely to be sold for scrap metal.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as a Hot Air Balloon
The size of a Hot Air Balloon is about 2,200 cubic meters.
(four-person capacity; envelope volume; average)
The average volume of a hot air balloon sufficient to lift four adults is 2,200 cu. m. Typically made of nylon or dacron, a balloon envelope of this size typically weighs just 88 kg (190 lbs).
It's about two-fifths as big as The Goodyear Blimp
The size of The Goodyear Blimp is about 5,740 cubic meters.
(for GZ-20A)
The Goodyear GZ-20 model Blimp measures 5,740 cu. m in total volume. A December, 1929 college football game between the University of Florida Gators and the University of Oregon Webfoots (later the University of Oregon Ducks) began with the blimp dropping a parachute-equipped ball from a height of 61 m (200 ft) to the field below.
It's about one-tenth as big as The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
The size of The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool is about 25,600 cubic meters.
(Washington, D.C.)
The Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool holds approximately 25,500 cubic meters of water. The Pool has a sloping bottom and extends to 80 cm (30 in) deep in its center.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as The US Capitol Rotunda
The size of The US Capitol Rotunda is about 37,000 cubic meters.
(formally United States Capitol rotunda) (Washington, D. C.) (total chamber volume)
The Capitol rotunda measures 37,000 cu. m in total volume. Beneath the Capitol lies a crypt that was built to hold the remains of President George Washington, but according to his wishes, Washington was entered at his family home and the crypt remains empty.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as Spaceship Earth (EPCOT Center)
The size of Spaceship Earth (EPCOT Center) is about 62,000 cubic meters.
(a.k.a. EPCOT Center) (Walt Disney World Resort, Lake Buena Vista and Bay Lake, Florida) (total structure volume)
Spaceship Earth, the iconic structure at the heart of Walt Disney World Resort's Epcot (formerly EPCOT Center), has a total volume of 62,000 cu. m. The outer structure of the sphere features a gutter system that channels all rainwater into nearby World Showcase Lagoon instead of simply falling off the surface of the sphere.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as big as Royal Albert Hall
The size of Royal Albert Hall is about 86,650 cubic meters.
(a.k.a. Royal Albert Hall of Arts and Sciences) (Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom) (total auditorium volume)
Royal Albert Hall measures 86,650 cu. m in total auditorium volume. One of the centerpieces of the Hall is the Grand Organ — the second-largest organ in the United Kingdom, with 10,268 speaking pipes reaching up to 9.8 m (32 ft) in height.
It's about 250 times as big as a Concrete Mixer Truck
The size of a Concrete Mixer Truck is about 11 cubic meters.
(a.k.a. cement mixer, a.k.a. cement mixer truck, a.k.a. cement transport truck, a.k.a. concrete mixer, a.k.a. concrete transport truck, a.k.a. in-transit mixer)(standard size; drum capacity)
A concrete mixer truck has a drum volume of up to 11 cu. m. Concrete mixer trucks can be in transit for about 90 minutes before the concrete dries — if the concrete dries while in the drum, jackhammers or even dynamite must be used to remove it.
It's about one-five-hundredth as big as The Houston Astrodome
The size of The Houston Astrodome is about 1,200,000 cubic meters.
(a.k.a. Reliant Astrodome, a.k.a. Astrodome, a.k.a. Harris County Domed Stadium) (Houston, Texas)
The Reliant Astrodome measures 1,200,000 cu. m in total volume. Until its renovation in 1988, Roy "The Judge" Hofheinz, the franchise owner of the Houston Colt .45s (later the Houston Astros) and one of the Astrodome's developers, had a private 966 sq. m (10,400 sq. ft) apartment in the facility.
It's about one-six-hundred-fiftieth as big as The Melbourne Cricket Ground
The size of The Melbourne Cricket Ground is about 1,700,000 cubic meters.
(a.k.a. MCG, a.k.a. "The G") (Yarra Park, melbourne, Victoria, Australia) (internal volume)
The MCG has an internal volume of approximately 1,700,000 cu. m. The first cricket game held on the site of the MCG was in 1853 when the Melbourne Cricket Club was granted permission to a roughly 0.04 sq. km (10-acre) area to be used "for cricket and no other purpose."
It's about one-nine-hundred-fiftieth as big as The Great Pyramid of Giza
The size of The Great Pyramid of Giza is about 2,427,614 cubic meters.
(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (including internal hillock)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated volume of 2,427,614 cu. m including its internal hillock. The 2,300,000 stones used in the construction of the pyramid weighed an average 2.27 metric tons (2.06 short tons) and were quarried at distances of up to 805 km (500 mi) away.
It's about 3,500 times as big as a Hot Tub
The size of a Hot Tub is about 0.7190 cubic meters.
(for Lifesmart Rock Solid Simplicity Plug and Play 4 Person Spa With 12 Jets) (a.k.a. Spa, a.k.a. Jacuzzi, a.k.a. Whirlpool) (Advertised Capacity)
An average, four-person hot tub holds 0.719 cu. m of water. Modern hot tubs became popular outside of Japan starting in about 1940.
It's about 15,000 times as big as a Bathtub
The size of a Bathtub is about 0.160 cubic meters.
(a.k.a. bath, a.k.a. tub) (for Bootz Industries Aloha 5 ft. Left Hand Drain Soaking Tub)
The capacity of a typical bathtub is 0.160 cubic meters. Historically, bathtubs have been made of various materials including marble, terracotta, silver, gold, and iron but the size and shape of the tubs has changed little in their 7,000 year history.
It's about 35,000 times as big as a Car Gas Tank
The size of a Car Gas Tank is about 0.0757 cubic meters.
(for 2009 Ford Taurus)
A car gas tank (for example, that of a 2009 Ford Taurus) holds 0.0757 cubic meters of gas. In contrast, the Curved Dash Oldsmobile — the first mass-produced car — had a fuel capacity of just 0.02 cubic meters.
It's about 45,000 times as big as a Beer Keg
The size of a Beer Keg is about 0.0587 cubic meters.
(Half barrel; maximum capacity)
The most common keg size sold by US beer sellers is a half-barrel type with a volume of 0.0587 cubic meters. This type of keg contains the equivalent of 165 0.000355 cubic meters cans of beer.

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