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How long is 0.0004 miles?

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It's about one-thirtieth as long as a Bowling Lane.
In other words, 0.0004 miles is 0.033605 times the length of a Bowling Lane, and the length of a Bowling Lane is 29.7570 times that amount.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 0.011903 miles. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about one-thirtieth as long as a Cricket Pitch.
In other words, the length of a Cricket Pitch is 31.250 times 0.0004 miles.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 0.0125 miles. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.000447387 miles tall including the bails.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as Baseball base distances.
In other words, 0.0004 miles is 0.023467 times the length of Baseball base distances, and the length of Baseball base distances is 42.6130 times that amount.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 0.017045 miles. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about 45 times as long as an Aspirin.
In other words, the length of an Aspirin is 0.022 times 0.0004 miles.
(for up & up aspirin, 325mg, regular strength tablets) (a.k.a. acetylsalicylic acid, a.k.a. ASA)
A single aspirin tablet measures 0.00000870 miles in diameter. One of the most common medicines in the world and a foundation of worldwide health systems, an estimated 40,000 metric tons of aspirin are consumed each year.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as The Chicago Water Tower.
In other words, the height of The Chicago Water Tower is 73 times 0.0004 miles.
(Chicago, Illinois)
The Chicago Water Tower is 0.0291 miles tall. The tower's architecture was one source of inspiration behind the design of White Castle fast-food restaurants beginning with "Building Number 8," a prefabricated structure built in Minneapolis, Minnesota in 1936.
It's about one-seventy-fifth as tall as The Arc de Triomphe.
In other words, the height of The Arc de Triomphe is 77 times 0.0004 miles.
(Paris, France)
The Arc de Triomphe stands 0.03 miles tall. France's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier from the First World War lies beneath the arch and is commemorated by the first eternal flame to have been lit in modern European history.
It's about one-eightieth as tall as Nelson's Column.
In other words, 0.0004 miles is 0.01247 times the height of Nelson's Column, and the height of Nelson's Column is 80.190 times that amount.
(London, England, United Kingdom) (from pedestal first step to tip of statue's hat)
Nelson's Column measures 0.03209 miles from the first step of the pedestal's base to the top of the statue's hat. While the London tower is the tallest, there are at least eight other monuments to Admiral Horatio Nelson, 1st Viscount Nelson, 1st Duke of Bronté throughout England, Scotland, Ireland, Canada, and Barbados.