Bluebulb Projects presents:
The Measure of Things Logo
Enter a measurement to see comparisons


Equivalents in other units


How long is 27,000 meters?

Sort Order:
Closest first | Highest first | Lowest first

It's about 3,000 times as long as a London bus.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 3,220 times the length of a London bus, and the length of a London bus is 0.000311 times that amount.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 8.38 m in length. The buses were said to be well-designed for travel in the London traffic, as they offered an open door for riders to board and exit even while the bus was moving at low speeds, and a full-time conductor to collect fares.
It's about 5,000 times as tall as a Giraffe.
In other words, the height of a Giraffe is 0.0002 times 27,000 meters.
(Giraffa camelopardalis) (Adult, average)
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 6 m tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about 6,500 times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen).
In other words, 27,000 meters is 6,619 times the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen), and the length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is 0.0001511 times that amount.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 4.079 m. As the longest continuously-produced automobile design — in production for 75 years between 1938 and 2003 — the Beetle was voted the most fourth-most influential car of the twentieth century by the Global Automotive Elections Foundation.
It's about 10,000 times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial).
In other words, 27,000 meters is 12,000 times the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial), and the height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is 0.0000830 times that amount.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 2.3 m. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

To all those observing, Merry Christmas from The Measure of Things!
It's about 10,000 times as tall as André the Giant.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 12,000 times the height of André the Giant, and the height of André the Giant is 0.0000830 times that amount.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 2.2 m tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 2.1 m and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about 10,000 times as tall as Shaq.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 12,000 times the height of Shaq, and the height of Shaq is 0.0000830 times that amount.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 2.2 m tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about 15,000 times as long as a Queen Size Bed.
In other words, 27,000 meters is 13,290 times the length of a Queen Size Bed, and the length of a Queen Size Bed is 0.000075240 times that amount.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 2.032 m from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.