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How big is 40,409.03 square miles?

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It's about as big as Kentucky.
(formally the Commonwealth of Kentucky) (United States)
The "Bluegrass State," Kentucky measures 40,409.03 square miles in total area. The Kentucky Bend, a 17.556070 square miles piece of land, is a non-contiguous enclave to the west of Kentucky proper, surrounded by Missouri and Tennessee, and the only such non-contiguous state area in the United States.
It's about as big as Tennessee.
In other words, the size of Tennessee is 1.042917 times 40,409.03 square miles.
(United States)
The "Volunteer State," Tennessee measures 42,143.280 square miles in total area. Much of the 10,648.70 square miles of land in the West Tennessee Grand Division (Tennessee being divided into three "Grand Divisions") was ceded to the United States by the Chickasaw Nation in 1818.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Virginia.
In other words, 40,409.03 square miles is 0.94470540 times the size of Virginia, and the size of Virginia is 1.058531 times that amount.
(formally the Commonwealth of Virginia) (United States)
The "Old Dominion State," Virginia measures 42,774.210 square miles. The state's southern border with North Carolina deviates to the north by as much as 3 latitudinal minutes due to an eighteenth-century surveyor's error.
It's about nine-tenths as big as Ohio.
In other words, 40,409.03 square miles is 0.9014860 times the size of Ohio, and the size of Ohio is 1.109280 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Buckeye State," Ohio measures 44,824.90 square miles in total area. The 467.1840 square miles region in the northern part of the state known as the "Toledo Strip" is a once-disputed region that was the impetus for an 1835 boundary conflict between Ohio and Michigan known as the "Toledo War."
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Indiana.
In other words, 40,409.03 square miles is 1.1095980 times the size of Indiana, and the size of Indiana is 0.90122730 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Hoosier State," Indiana measures 36,417.730 square miles in total area. The state is bisected north-south by the Wabash River, one of the longest rivers in the United States at 661 km (411 mi).
It's about nine-tenths as big as Pennsylvania.
In other words, 40,409.03 square miles is 0.87740370 times the size of Pennsylvania, and the size of Pennsylvania is 1.1397260 times that amount.
(formally the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania) (United States)
The "Keystone State," Pennsylvania measures 46,055.230 square miles. Although Philadelphia is home to one of the nation's busiest seaports (by amount of container traffic), the state of Pennsylvania has just 92 km (57 mi) of coastline along the Delaware Estuary and no coastline on the Atlantic ocean.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as big as Maine.
In other words, 40,409.03 square miles is 1.1419930 times the size of Maine, and the size of Maine is 0.87566210 times that amount.
(United States)
The "Pine Tree State," Maine measures 35,384.650 square miles in total area. Machias Seal Island, about 0.03088817 square miles of Maine's area, continues to be a source of dispute between the United States and Canada, with each country claiming sovereignty over the small, treeless island.