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.
It's about one-fifth as long as The Belmont Stakes.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.22369360 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 4.4704010 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 2.4140160 kilometers. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 0.0755904 kilometers
It's about one-fifth as long as Steel Dragon 2000.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 0.21780 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 4.5910 times that amount.(a.k.a. スチールドラゴン2000) (Nagashima Span Land; Kuwana, Mie Prefecture, Japan)
The roller coaster Steel Dragon 2000 is 2.4790 kilometers in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 0.09144 kilometers and 0.12160 kilometers) in the world, having a height of 0.097 kilometers.
It's about five times as long as a Football field.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 4.921260 times the length of a Football field, and the length of a Football field is 0.20320 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.
It's about one-fifth as long as The National Mall.
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 5 times 0.540 kilometers.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 3.0 km. On December 4th, 2008, the entirety of the Mall was declared open to the public for the first time in American history in anticipation of the estimated two million visitors to the Mall for the inauguration of President Barack Obama on January 20th, 2009.
It's about five times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, 0.540 kilometers is 5.140 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.1950 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 0.1050 kilometers (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 0.1050 kilometers, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about five-and-a-half times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.180 times 0.540 kilometers.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 0.096 kilometers. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.