It's about one-thirty-thousandth as tall as The Eiffel Tower.
In other words, 0.40 inches is 0.00003140 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 31,800 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 12,800 inches 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 1,460 inches or less.
It's about one-forty-thousandth as tall as The Empire State Building.
In other words, 0.40 inches is 0.0000266660 times the height of The Empire State Building, and the height of The Empire State Building is 37,501 times that amount.(New York City, New York) (to top of building)
The Empire State Building stands 15,000 inches 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 one-forty-five-thousandth as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers.
In other words, 0.40 inches is 0.000022480 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 44,480 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 17,790 inches 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 4,528 inches deep.
It's about one-fifty-thousandth as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center.
In other words, 0.40 inches is 0.00002070 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 48,300 times that amount.(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 19,400 inches 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 one-fifty-thousandth as tall as The Taipei 101 (skyscraper).
In other words, the height of The Taipei 101 (skyscraper) is 50,000 times 0.40 inches.(a.k.a. Taipei Financial Center, a.k.a. 台北101, a.k.a. 臺北101) (Xinyi District, Taipei, Taiwan) (to spire)
The Taipei 101 reaches 20,000 inches to its spire. The tower itself is said to be the style in world's tallest sundial, with the circular area of the adjacent Millennium Park acting as the sundial's face.
It's about one-fifty-thousandth as tall as The Sears Tower.
In other words, 0.40 inches is 0.00001930 times the height of The Sears Tower, and the height of The Sears Tower is 51,800 times that amount.(a.k.a. Willis Tower) (Chicago, Illinois) (to antenna peak)
The Willis Tower rises to 20,700 inches to the top of its tallest antenna. The bathrooms on the 103rd floor are said to be the highest in the western hemisphere at 16,200 inches.
It's about one-fifty-five-thousandth as tall as The Ostankino Tower.
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 53,000 times 0.40 inches.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 21,000 inches 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 20,000 inches.