It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as The Eiffel Tower
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 1.570 times the height of The Eiffel Tower, and the height of The Eiffel Tower is 0.6370 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour Eiffel) (Paris, France) (to flagpole peak)
The Eiffel Tower stands 0.3240 kilometers 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 0.037 kilometers or less.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Burj Dubai
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.6140 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 1.630 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 0.8280 kilometers to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 0.5770 kilometers on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 0.2850 kilometers on the 78th floor.
It's about three-fifths as long as The Navy Pier
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 2 times 0.5080 kilometers.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 0.90 kilometers in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Three Sisters Falls
In other words, the height of The Three Sisters Falls is 2 times 0.5080 kilometers.(a.k.a. Cataratas las Tres Hermanas) (Ayacucho, Peru)
The Three Sisters Falls rise to 0.90 kilometers in height. The falls are called Three Sisters after the three large tiers over which the falls flow.
It's about one-and-three-fourths times as long as The QE2
In other words, the length of The QE2 is 0.5780 times 0.5080 kilometers.(a.k.a. RMS Queen Elizabeth 2)
The QE2 has a total length of 0.2940 kilometers. During its voyaging lifetime from 1969 through 2008, it travelled more than 9.6 million km, the furthest cumulative distance by any ship in modern history.
It's about three-fifths as tall as Olo'upena Falls
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.56440 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 1.7720 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 0.90010 kilometers in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about half as tall as Tugela Falls
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.5360 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 1.870 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 0.9480 kilometers in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.