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How big is 434 square yards?

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It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as an IMAX screen.
In other words, 434 square yards is 1.025 times the size of an IMAX screen, and the size of an IMAX screen is 0.9756 times that amount.
(standard)
An IMAX movie theater screen measures 22 m (72 ft) by 16 m (52 ft) for a total area of 423.6 square yards. Because the film used in an IMAX movie is more than eight times larger than regular film, the platters of a two-and-a-half hour feature film can weigh up to 250 kg (550 lbs).
It's about three-fourths as big as a Basketball court.
In other words, 434 square yards is 0.7321462043 times the size of a Basketball court, and the size of a Basketball court is 1.365847414 times that amount.
(per NBA regulation)
Per NBA rules , a basketball court should measure 29.5656 m long by 16.764 m wide, for a total area of 592.7777778 square yards. The first basketball game, held in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played on a court half the size of today's NBA standard and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as big as a Tennis court.
In other words, 434 square yards is 1.3910256 times the size of a Tennis court, and the size of a Tennis court is 0.71889403 times that amount.
(per ITF specification; for doubles)
Per International Tennis Federation Rules of Tennis 2009, a doubles tennis court should measure 23.7744 m long by 10.9728 m, for a total area of about 311.86636 square yards. Courts may be surfaced with crushed red stone, shale, brick, hard-soil grass, or asphalt.
It's about three-tenths as big as Fort Knox.
In other words, 434 square yards is 0.308 times the size of Fort Knox, and the size of Fort Knox is 3.25 times that amount.
(a.k.a. the United States Bullion Depository, a.k.a. "Gold Vault") (Kentucky)
It's about one-fourth as big as a Hockey rink.
In other words, 434 square yards is 0.239235495 times the size of a Hockey rink, and the size of a Hockey rink is 4.17998174 times that amount.
(per NHL specification)
It's about one-tenth as big as Bill Gates' Home.
In other words, 434 square yards is 0.08111 times the size of Bill Gates' Home, and the size of Bill Gates' Home is 12.33 times that amount.
(Medina, Washington)
It's about one-fifteenth as big as a Football field.
In other words, 434 square yards is 0.0678125 times the size of a Football field, and the size of a Football field is 14.74654378 times that amount.
(American) (per NFL regulation)