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How long is 43.80 nautical miles?

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It's about 40 times as long as The Kentucky Derby.
In other words, 43.80 nautical miles is 40.32330 times the length of The Kentucky Derby, and the length of The Kentucky Derby is 0.0247996 times that amount.
(Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky) (total race length)
The total race length of the Kentucky Derby run at Churchill Downs is 1.08622 nautical miles. 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
It's about 40 times as long as The Preakness Stakes.
In other words, 43.80 nautical miles is 42.445590 times the length of The Preakness Stakes, and the length of The Preakness Stakes is 0.02355957 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 1.031909 nautical miles. 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 one-forty-fifth as long as The Oregon Trail.
In other words, the length of The Oregon Trail is 43.10 times 43.80 nautical miles.
(from Independence, Missouri to Oregon City, Oregon)
The historic Oregon Trail stretched 1,880 nautical miles across five (sometimes six) states in the western United States. In the early years of the Trail's existence, the trip was estimated to have taken an average of 160 days.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as The Volga.
In other words, the length of The Volga is 43.50 times 43.80 nautical miles.
(a.k.a. Волга, a.k.a. İdel (Идел), a.k.a. Атăл (Atăl), a.k.a. Edil, a.k.a. İdil, a.k.a. Рав (Rav)) (from the Valdai Hills, Tver Oblast, Russia through the Caspian Sea)
The largest river in Europe, the Volga river runs 1,910 nautical miles in total length. World War II's Battle of Stalingrad between the Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union, which resulted in nearly two million casualties, was fought in part for control of the river.
It's about one-forty-fifth as long as The Mississippi River.
In other words, 43.80 nautical miles is 0.02154 times the length of The Mississippi River, and the length of The Mississippi River is 46.430 times that amount.
(from Lake Itasca, Minnesota through Pilottown, Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana)
The total length of the Mississippi River is 2,033 nautical miles. Prior to the development of soil erosion programs, the Mississippi River would carry approximately 400 million metric tons of sediment from its banks to the Gulf of Mexico every year.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as The Distance from L.A. to New York.
In other words, the length of The Distance from L.A. to New York is 55.20 times 43.80 nautical miles.
(Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York) (via I-10 E, I-15 N, I-70 E, I-76 E, I-80 E, I-280 E)
The total length of the freeway route from Los Angeles, California to New York City, New York via Interstate 80 is 2,420 nautical miles long. This route intersects eleven states and several major cities, including Las Vegas, Nevada; Denver, Colorado; Lincoln, Nebraska; Omaha, Nebraska; Des Moines, Iowa; South Bend, Indiana; and Cleveland, Ohio.
It's about one-fifty-fifth as long as I-80.
In other words, 43.80 nautical miles is 0.0174897 times the length of I-80, and the length of I-80 is 57.17650 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Interstate 80, a.k.a. Keystone Shortway) (net length)
Interstate 80, crosses the continent of North America from Teaneck, New Jersey to San Francisco, California and covers a total length of 2,504.340 nautical miles. A 32.39740 nautical miles stretch between mile marker 318 in Grand Island, Nebraska and mile marker 390 in Lincoln, Nebraska is the longest straight path in the US Interstate system.