It's about three-and-a-half times as tall as Blackpool Tower
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 3.420 times the height of Blackpool Tower, and the height of Blackpool Tower is 0.2920 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, 0.540 kilometers is 3.530 times the height of The Spring Temple Buddha, and the height of The Spring Temple Buddha is 0.2830 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 three-tenths as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.28256040 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 3.5390660 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 three-and-a-half times as long as The Shambles
In other words, the length of The Shambles is 0.280 times 0.540 kilometers.(a.k.a. Maze of Twisting, a.k.a. The Great Flesh Shambles) (York, England, United Kingdom) (approximate)
The Shambles, a historic shopping street in York, stretches about 0.150 kilometers. Several of the buildings along the street are over seven hundred years old.
It's about one-fourth as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.2684320 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 3.725340 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, 0.540 kilometers is 0.24070 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 4.1550 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 times as tall as The Great Pyramid of Giza
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 4.20 times the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza, and the height of The Great Pyramid of Giza is 0.240 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.