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It's about six times as big as London-Gatwick Airport (LGW)
In other words, 15 square miles is 5.760 times the size of London-Gatwick Airport (LGW), and the size of London-Gatwick Airport (LGW) is 0.1740 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gatwick Airport, a.k.a. London Gatwick) (Crawley, West Sussex, England, United Kingdom)
London-Gatwick Airport covers 2.60 square miles in total area. The airport offers a single runway with a total length of 3,316 m.
It's about one-fifth as big as Abel Tasman National Park
In other words, 15 square miles is 0.17240 times the size of Abel Tasman National Park, and the size of Abel Tasman National Park is 5.80 times that amount.
(Tasman District, South Island, New Zealand)
New Zealand's Abel Tasman National Park measures about 86.990 square miles in total area. The size of the park has increased over the years as donated parcels of land have been added to it, with the last expansion in 2008 adding 3.05 square miles.
It's about six times as big as Gibraltar
In other words, the size of Gibraltar is 0.170 times 15 square miles.
(British overseas territory) (total area)
The British overseas territory Gibraltar is located at the southern tip of Spain overlooking the Mediterranean Sea at the Strait of Gibraltar and measures of 2.50 square miles in total area. It is renowned as the home of the Rock of Gibraltar (a.k.a. Calpe, a.k.a. Jabal al Tariq), a well-known tourist attraction.
It's about one-tenth as big as Edinburgh
In other words, 15 square miles is 0.1470 times the size of Edinburgh, and the size of Edinburgh is 6.80 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Edinburgh, a.k.a. Dùn Èideann, a.k.a. Edinburgum) (Scotland, United Kingdom)
Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, measures 102 square miles. Edinburgh Castle, atop Castle Rock, is the centerpiece of the city and has been continuously-occupied for over 1,800 years.
It's about seven-and-a-half times as big as Chennai International Airport (MAA)
In other words, 15 square miles is 7.2560 times the size of Chennai International Airport (MAA), and the size of Chennai International Airport (MAA) is 0.13780 times that amount.
(f.k.a. Madras Airport) (Chennai City, Tamil Nadu, India) (total land area)
Chennai International Airport covers a total area of about 2.067 square miles, including four terminals and other outbuildings. The airport offers a total of 6,587 m runway length between its two main runways.
It's about one-tenth as big as Dublin
In other words, 15 square miles is 0.12240 times the size of Dublin, and the size of Dublin is 8.170 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Baile Átha Cliath) (Leinster, Ireland) (for metro Dublin City)
The city of Dublin and its surrounding metro areas measure 122.60 square miles. Dublin is home to the Spire of Dublin, a stainless steel monument built in 2003 that rises to 121.2 m in height.
It's about nine times as big as Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)
In other words, 15 square miles is 8.80 times the size of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), and the size of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) is 0.110 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Paliparang Pandaigdig ng Ninoy Aquino, a.k.a. Manila International Airport, a.k.a. Nichols Field) (Manila, NCR, Philippines) (total site area)
Ninoy Aquino International Airport covers a total area of 1.70 square miles, including four terminals. The total length of the airport's two runways is 5,995 m.