It's about as long as The Oregon Trail.
It's about as long as The Volga.
In other words, the length of The Volga is 1.01 times 11,500,000 feet.(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 11,600,000 feet in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about nine-tenths as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 11,500,000 feet is 0.93070 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 1.074 times that amount.(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 12,360,000 feet. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about one-and-one-fourth times as long as The Danube.
In other words, 11,500,000 feet is 1.230 times the length of The Danube, and the length of The Danube is 0.8130 times that amount.(a.k.a. Donau, a.k.a. Dunaj, a.k.a. Dunav, a.k.a. Duna, a.k.a. Дунав (Dunav), a.k.a. Dunărea, a.k.a. Дунáй (Dunay), a.k.a. Tuna) (from Breg Martinskapelle, Black Forest, Germany through the Danube Delta, Romania)
The Danube river runs 9,350,000 feet in total length. Intersecting Vienna, Austria; Bratislava, Slovakia; Budapest, Hungary; and Belgrade, Serbia, the Danube touches more capital cities than any other river.
It's about four-fifths as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, 11,500,000 feet is 0.7810 times the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York, and the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 1.280 times that amount.(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 14,700,000 feet long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about three-fourths as long as I-80.
In other words, 11,500,000 feet is 0.7557520 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 1.323190 times that amount.(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 15,216,600 feet. A 196,850 feet stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.
It's about one-and-a-half times as long as The Colorado River.
In other words, the length of The Colorado River is 0.6670 times 11,500,000 feet.(a.k.a. Aha Kwahwat, a.k.a. Grand River, a.k.a. Tizon River, a.k.a. Tecon River, a.k.a. Tison River) (from Grand Lake, Colorado through the Gulf of California)
The Colorado River runs 7,640,000 feet in length. Along this length, the river descends from its source, approximately 9,020 feet above sea level in the Rocky Mountains, to its mouth in the Gulf of California.