It's about two-and-a-half times as long as a Football (Soccer) Pitch.
In other words, 285 meters is 2.710 times the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch, and the length of a Football (Soccer) Pitch is 0.3690 times that amount.(a.k.a. Football Field, a.k.a. Soccer Field) (field length, a.k.a. touchline distance)
According to the Laws of the Game, a football pitch should measure between 90m and 120m (when the Laws were originally, they used imperial measurements of 105 meters, and later converted to the metric units used today). The goal markess were defined as part of the pitch by the original rules of the game in the late 16th century, but it was not until the mid 19th century that the crossbar and the net were added
It's about one-third as tall as Burj Dubai.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.3440 times the height of Burj Dubai, and the height of Burj Dubai is 2.910 times that amount.(formally Burj Khalifa, a.k.a. Dubai Tower, a.k.a. برج خليفة) (Dubai, UAE) (to roof)
Burj Khalifa, the tallest manmade structure in the world, stands 828 m to its roof. The tower also holds the current records for the world's highest Islamic mosque — at approximately 577 m on the 158th floor (of 163 floors) — and the world's tallest outdoor swimming pool — at approximately 285 m on the 78th floor.
It's about three times as tall as Big Ben.
In other words, the height of Big Ben is 0.330 times 285 meters.(officially the clock tower of Palace of Westminster, a.k.a. Houses of Parliament) (London, England)
The clock tower of the Palace of Westminster, which houses the bell known as "Big Ben," rises 96.0 m. The tower has no elevator, and is therefore only accessible by climbing 334 steps to the top.
It's about three times as tall as The Statue of Liberty.
In other words, 285 meters is 3.065 times the height of The Statue of Liberty, and the height of The Statue of Liberty is 0.32630 times that amount.(a.k.a. "Liberty Enlightening the World," a.k.a. La Liberté Éclairant le Monde) (Liberty Island, New York City, New York) (pedestal base to torch peak)
The Statue of Liberty reaches 92.99 m including the pedestal. The statue was designed using an optical trick known as "forced perspective" to make the statue appear proportionally correct when viewed from its base and is, in actuality, disproportionately large at the top.
It's about three-tenths as tall as Olo'upena Falls.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.31660 times the height of Olo'upena Falls, and the height of Olo'upena Falls is 3.1590 times that amount.(a.k.a. Oloupena Falls) (Molokai, Hawaii)
Olo'upena Falls rise to 900.1 m in height. The isolated falls are the tallest in the United States and the fourth tallest in the world.
It's about three-tenths as tall as Tugela Falls.
In other words, 285 meters is 0.3010 times the height of Tugela Falls, and the height of Tugela Falls is 3.320 times that amount.(Royal Natal National Park, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa)
Tugela Falls rises to 948 m in height. The falls are the highest in Africa and the second highest in the world.
It's about three-tenths as long as The Navy Pier.
In other words, the length of The Navy Pier is 3 times 285 meters.(a.k.a. Municipal Pier #2) (Chicago, Illinois)
The Navy Pier is 900 m in total length. Originally named Municipal Pier #2, the pier was renamed Navy Pier in 1927 in honor of Naval personnel stationed there during World War I.