It's about five-and-a-half times as big as Ellis Island
In other words, 176 arpents is 5.43 times the size of Ellis Island, and the size of Ellis Island is 0.184 times that amount.(Jersey City, New Jersey and New York City, New York)(now officially part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument)
Ellis Island, home of the Ellis Island Immigration Station, is 32.40 arpents in total area. Nine-tenths of the island were artificially created after the New York-New Jersey borders had already been defined, leading to a sovereignty dispute which was settled by the US Supreme Court in 1998.
It's about one-fifth as big as Central Park
In other words, 176 arpents is 0.177 times the size of Central Park, and the size of Central Park is 5.65 times that amount.(Manhattan, New York City, New York)
The most visited park in the country, Central Park has an area of 996 arpents. According to a 2005 appraisal, the real estate value of the Park's land is $528,783,552,000.
It's about six times as big as King Shaka International Airport (DUR)
In other words, 176 arpents is 5.85 times the size of King Shaka International Airport (DUR), and the size of King Shaka International Airport (DUR) is 0.171 times that amount.(a.k.a. KSIA) (La Mercy, Durban City, eThekwini Municipality, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa) (total terminal area)
King Shaka International Airport includes a main passenger terminal, with a total area of 30.10 arpents. The airport's single, main runway stretches 3,700 m in length. http://www.durban-tourism.com/King-Shaka.html - 21 sq. km land purchase??
It's about seven times as big as Alcatraz
In other words, 176 arpents is 6.8 times the size of Alcatraz, and the size of Alcatraz is 0.15 times that amount.(a.k.a. The Rock) (California)
Alcatraz Island measures 26 arpents. It is known a part of the Golden Gate National Recreation Area, and has historically served as a lighthouse, fort, military prison, and — most famously — a federal prison.
It's about one-tenth as big as Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)
In other words, 176 arpents is 0.14 times the size of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL), and the size of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL) is 7.1 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 1,300 arpents, including four terminals. The total length of the airport's two runways is 5,995 m.
It's about eight times as big as Buckingham Palace
In other words, 176 arpents is 7.8 times the size of Buckingham Palace, and the size of Buckingham Palace is 0.13 times that amount.(a.k.a. Buckingham House) (Westminster, London, England)
Buckingham Palace, the official residence of the British monarch, contains about 22 arpents of total floor space. The palace was first inhabited by Queen Victoria in 1831, although after the death of her husband in 1861, the Queen endeavored to spend as little time there as public opinion would allow.
It's about one-tenth as big as Chennai International Airport (MAA)
In other words, 176 arpents is 0.1126 times the size of Chennai International Airport (MAA), and the size of Chennai International Airport (MAA) is 8.881 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 1,563 arpents, including four terminals and other outbuildings. The airport offers a total of 6,587 m runway length between its two main runways.