It's about three times as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 3.220 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.3110 times that amount.(Blackpool, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom) (height to peak)
Blackpool Tower, part of an entertainment complex in Blackpool, Lancashire, England, measures 0.1580 kilometers to its peak. Under ideal conditions, visitors to the highest accessible point of the tower can see as far as the Isle of Man — 96 km (60 mi) to the northwest.
It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as The Spring Temple Buddha
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 3.320 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.3010 times that amount.(a.k.a. 中原大佛, a.k.a. 鲁山大佛, a.k.a. 魯山大佛) (Fodushan Scenic Area, Lushan County, Henan, China) (including base)
The tallest statue in the world, the Spring Temple Buddha in Henan, China stands at 0.1530 kilometers tall from its base. The Buddha is located in the 47,300,000-sq. m (11,700-acre) Fodushan Scenic Area near Mount Yao
It's about one-fourth as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.26581610 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 3.7619990 times that amount.(Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, Maryland) (total race length)
The total race length of the Preakness Stakes run at the Pimlico Race Course is 1.9110960 kilometers. Dubbed "the race for the Black-eyed Susans" after Maryland's state flower, the winning horse is actually draped with a garland of painted yellow daisies, as Black-eyed Susans do not bloom in time for the late-May race.
It's about four times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 3.90 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.260 times that amount.(a.k.a. Pyramid of Khufu, a.k.a. Pyramid of Cheops) (Cairo, Egypt) (estimated original height)
The Great Pyramid of Giza has an estimated original height (without loss due to erosion) of 0.130 kilometers. The Pyramid was the tallest structure in the world for almost 4,000 years — from its construction ca. 2551 BCE until it was overtaken by the Lincoln Cathedral in Lincoln, England, built in the year 1300.
It's about one-fourth as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.2525250 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 3.960 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 2.01168 kilometers. First run in 1864, the Kentucky Derby is one of the oldest continuously-running sporting events in America, almost two years older than the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show
It's about one-fourth as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 0.22650 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 4.4150 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 2.2430 kilometers in length. On its twenty-fifth year of operation in 2004, The Beast was awarded the Landmark Award by the American Coaster Enthusiasts as a historically significant roller coaster.
It's about four-and-a-half times as long as a Football field
In other words, 0.5080 kilometers is 4.629630 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.2160 times that amount.(American) (total distance; per NFL regulation)
According to NFL specifications, an American football field should measure 0.1097280 kilometers from end to end. Because each team's goalpost is located at the far end of the scoring area (end zone), a ball on a scoring play may need to travel as many as 0.009144 kilometers farther when kicked into the scoring area than when run (rushed) or passed into it.