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It's about twenty times as big as Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL)
In other words, 179 square miles is 22.440 times the size of Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL), and the size of Indira Gandhi International Airport (DEL) is 0.04456 times that amount.
(Palam, Delhi, India) (total site area)
Indira Gandhi International Airport covers a total area of about 7.9770 square miles, including three main terminals and three main runways. The airport offers a total runway length of 11,053 m.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as Hawaii (Island)
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.0444388 times the size of Hawaii (Island), and the size of Hawaii (Island) is 22.50290 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Hawaii, a.k.a. The Big Island) (Hawaii)
The largest of the main Hawaiian Islands and the largest island in the United States, Hawaii measures 4,028.01 square miles in total area. It is known for its continuously erupting (for the past two decades, as of 2011) volcano, KÄ«lauea, and for the black sand beaches formed by the lava flow.
It's about thirty times as big as Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ)
In other words, 179 square miles is 25.380 times the size of Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ), and the size of Toronto Pearson International Airport (YYZ) is 0.0394 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Lester B. Pearson International Airport) (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) (total site area)
Toronto Pearson International Airport covers a total area of 7.054 square miles, including two terminals and five runways. The total length of the runways is 15,226 m.
It's about one-twenty-fifth as big as Sydney
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.0374854 times the size of Sydney, and the size of Sydney is 26.67710 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Cadi) (Greater Sydney region) (Australia)
The region of Greater Sydney, the largest city of Oceania, measures 4,775.20 square miles. The Royal National Park, in Sutherland Shire, located in the southern part of the city, is the second oldest national park in the world and covers 50.96550 square miles.
It's about thirty times as big as O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB)
In other words, 179 square miles is 27.710 times the size of O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB), and the size of O. R. Tambo International Airport (JNB) is 0.03609 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Johannesburg International Airport, f.k.a. Jan Smuts International Airport) (Kempton Park, Gauteng, South Africa) (total site area)
O. R. Tambo International Airport, serving Johannesburg and the surrounding area, covers a total area of 6.4590 square miles, including six passenger terminals and two main runways. The total length of both runways is 7,826 m.
It's about thirty times as big as LAX
In other words, the size of LAX is 0.03 times 179 square miles.
(a.k.a. Los Angeles International Airporta, a.k.a. KLAX) (total land area) (2012 figures)
Including nine passenger terminals and several other administrative and cargo facilities, LAX sits on 5.50 square miles of land. In 2014, LAX serviced almost 71 million passengers, 600,000 planes, and over 1.9 million tons of freight.
It's about one-thirty-fifth as big as Brisbane
In other words, 179 square miles is 0.029264 times the size of Brisbane, and the size of Brisbane is 34.1720 times that amount.
(Greater Brisbane region) (Australia)
Brisbane, the most populous city in Australia, measures 6,116.60 square miles. Winding through the city is the Brisbane River, which is lined by the 870 m Bisbane Riverwalk.