It's about one-and-a-half times as tall as a Canton Tower
In other words, the height of a Canton Tower is 0.670 times 3,000 feet.(a.k.a. Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower, a.k.a. 广 州 电 视 观 光 塔) (Guangzhou, China) (to spire)
The Guangzhou TV & Sightseeing Tower stands 2,000 feet to its spire. Initially described as holding the record for the tallest Ferris wheel in the world, the ride at the top of the tower is actually an observation carousel; cars complete a trip around the top-floor track about every half-hour.
It's about one-and-two-thirds times as tall as The CN Tower
In other words, 3,000 feet is 1.65250 times the height of The CN Tower, and the height of The CN Tower is 0.605140 times that amount.(a.k.a. La Tour CN, a.k.a. Canadian National Tower, a.k.a. Canada's National Tower) (Toronto, Canada) (to spire)
The CN Tower measures 1,815.40 feet tall at its spire. Used only in emergencies and for charitable climbing events, the 2,579-step staircase to the top is the longest metal staircase in the world.
It's about one-and-seven-tenths times as tall as The Ostankino Tower
In other words, the height of The Ostankino Tower is 0.590 times 3,000 feet.(a.k.a. Останкинская телебашня) (Moscow, Russia) (to spire)
The Ostankino Tower stands 1,800 feet to its spire. The tower has been the tallest structure in Europe since its construction in 1967 and was, at at that time, the only free-standing structure taller than 1,600 feet.
It's about one-and-nine-tenths times as tall as The Shanghai World Financial Center
In other words, 3,000 feet is 1.860 times the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center, and the height of The Shanghai World Financial Center is 0.5380 times that amount.(上海环球金融中 上海環球金融中心, Shànghǎi huánqiú jīnróng zhōngxīn) (a.k.a. SWFC) (Shanghai, China) (to spire)
The Shanghai World Financial Center is 1,610 feet tall to its roof. It is home to both the world's highest hotel (on its 79th through 93rd floors) and the world's tallest observation deck (on its 100
It's about two times as tall as The Petronas Twin Towers
In other words, 3,000 feet is 2.023 times the height of The Petronas Twin Towers, and the height of The Petronas Twin Towers is 0.49430 times that amount.(a.k.a. Menara Berkembar Petronas, a.k.a. Petronas Towers) (Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia) (to spire)
Each of the Petronas Towers stands 1,483 feet to their spires. Holding the record as the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 to 2004, the towers continue to hold the record for the deepest foundation barrettes — up to 377.30 feet deep.
It's about half as long as The Preakness Stakes
In other words, 3,000 feet is 0.47846890 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 2.09 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 6,270 feet. 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 half as long as The Kentucky Derby
In other words, 3,000 feet is 0.4545450 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 2.20 times that amount.(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 6,600 feet. 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