It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as long as Daytona International Speedway
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 1.704550 times the length of Daytona International Speedway, and the length of Daytona International Speedway is 0.5866650 times that amount.(Daytona Beach, Florida) (tri-oval course)
The tri-oval course of the Daytona International Speedway, upon which the NASCAR Daytona 500 is run, is 26,400 shaftments in length. Although the tri-oval design is said to allow for greater visibility during the race, the real reason for the then-unique design was that plot available for construction of the track was only 350 acres and could not accommodate a traditional oval layout of appropriate length.
It's about one-and-four-fifths times as long as The Hollywood Walk of Fame
In other words, the length of The Hollywood Walk of Fame is 0.560 times 45,000 shaftments.(Hollywood Boulevard and Vine Street, Hollywood, California) (approximate length)
The Hollywood Walk of Fame is approximately 26,000 shaftments. Gene Autry, most famous as the singer of "Back in the Saddle Again" and as the writer and singer of "Here Comes Santa Claus," is the only entertainer to have a star in every category — film, television, recording, radio, and theater. One of Autry's stars is also one of only two stars which have been stolen from the Walk and never recovered.
It's about two times as long as The National Mall
In other words, the length of The National Mall is 0.50 times 45,000 shaftments.(Washington, D.C.) (to Lincoln Memorial)
From the steps of the Capitol Building to the Lincoln Memorial, the National Mall is 20,000 shaftments. 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 three times as long as Steel Dragon 2000
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 2.7660 times the length of Steel Dragon 2000, and the length of Steel Dragon 2000 is 0.36150 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 16,270 shaftments in length. It is one of only two operating "Gigacoasters" (meaning its height is between 600 shaftments and 798 shaftments) in the world, having a height of 636.50 shaftments.
It's about three times as long as The Belmont Stakes
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 2.8409090 times the length of The Belmont Stakes, and the length of The Belmont Stakes is 0.3520 times that amount.(Belmont Park, Elmont, New York) (total race length)
The total race length of the Belmont Stakes run at Belmont Park is 15,840 shaftments. It was during the 1974 Belmont Stakes that Secretariat set an America Grade 1 stakes record in winning by a distance of about 496 shaftments
It's about three times as long as The Beast (Roller Coaster)
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 3.058 times the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster), and the length of The Beast (Roller Coaster) is 0.3270 times that amount.(King's Island Amusement Park; Mason, OH)
The roller coaster The Beast is 14,720 shaftments 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 three-and-a-half times as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 45,000 shaftments is 3.409090 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.2933330 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 13,200 shaftments. 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