# How long is 0.00914 kilometers?

It's about one-and-one-tenth times as long as a London bus
The length of a London bus is about 0.00838 kilometers.
(Routemaster Double-Decker, RM standard specification)
The Routemaster Double-Decker buses, well-known as icons of London, measure 0.00838 kilometers 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 four-fifths as tall as a Telephone Pole
The height of a Telephone Pole is about 0.011 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Utility Pole, a.k.a Power Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Pole, a.k.a. Telegraph Post, a.k.a. Hydro Pole) (exposed height; per Florida Public Service Commission average)
A standard telephone pole is 0.011 kilometers tall. Despite alternatives, most telephone poles in the US are made of wood — most commonly pine — and have a lifespan of 25 to 50 years, depending on climate and preservatives applied.
It's about seven-tenths as tall as a Brachiosaurus
The height of a Brachiosaurus is about 0.013 kilometers.
(based on comparable bone measurements, height to head)
Dinosaurs in the genus Brachiosaurus had an estimated height (at the head with neck fully extended) of up to 0.013 kilometers. A resin cast of the first Brachiosaurus specimen, owned by the Field Museum in Chicago, is currently on display at the O'Hare International Airport.
It's about three-fifths as long as a Semitrailer
The length of a Semitrailer is about 0.01463 kilometers.
(a.k.a. semi-trailer truck, a.k.a. semi, a.k.a. tractor-trailer, a.k.a. truck and trailer, a.k.a. eighteen-wheeler, a.k.a. big rig, a.k.a. Mack truck, a.k.a. transport, a.k.a. lorry, a.k.a. artic; for box truck; United States Federal length limits)
According to the United States Department of Transportation (DOT), the maximum allowable length of a semitrailer pulled by a road tractor truck is 0.01463 kilometers (unless superseded by state law). These regulations also allow the vehicles to tow up to 36,000 kg in gross weight.
It's about one-and-three-fifths times as tall as a Giraffe
The height of a Giraffe is about 0.0057 kilometers.
An adult giraffe may grow to be up to 0.006 kilometers tall. Adult giraffes require very little sleep, averaging just 1.9 hours per day.
It's about three-fifths as tall as The Hollywood Sign
The height of The Hollywood Sign is about 0.015 kilometers.
(a.k.a. Hollywoodland Sign) (Mount Lee, Hollywood Hills, Santa Monica Mountains, California)
Each of the white letters in the Hollywood Sign measures 0.015 kilometers tall. Built as an advertisement in 1923, the sign was intended to stand for only eighteen months.
It's about half as long as a Bowling Lane
The length of a Bowling Lane is about 0.019156 kilometers.
(USBC specifications; tenpin; including pin deck)
According to the United States Bowling Congress specifications, a tenpin bowling lane should measure 0.019156 kilometers. In a Professional Bowling Association game, the lane must be lubricated by about 25 ml (0.85 fl. oz) of oil.
It's about half as long as a Cricket Pitch
The length of a Cricket Pitch is about 0.0201168 kilometers.
(per Marylebone Cricket Council / International Cricket Council Law #6)
The length of a cricket pitch, from one bowling crease to the other, is 0.0201168 kilometers. The wickets at either end of the pitch stand 0.00072 kilometers tall including the bails.
It's about two times as long as a Beetle (Volkswagen)
The length of a Beetle (Volkswagen) is about 0.004079 kilometers.
(1964 model) (a.k.a. Volkswagen 1200, a.k.a. Käfer)
A 1964 Volkswagen Beetle measures 0.004079 kilometers. 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 one-third as tall as De Gooyer
The height of De Gooyer is about 0.027 kilometers.
(a.k.a. De Funenmolen, a.k.a. The Mill on the Funen) (near Oostelijk Havengebied, Amsterdam, Netherlands) (total structure height)
The tallest windmill in Amsterdam, De Gooyer stands at 0.027 kilometers in structural height. Its prominence owes to the fact that it was relocated atop the base of a former water mill, following two earlier moves in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The windmill's four sails have a total span of about 0.018 kilometers.
It's about one-third as long as Baseball base distances
The length of Baseball base distances is about 0.027432 kilometers.
(MLB Official Baseball Rules specification)
According to MLB Official Baseball Rules, the distance between baseball diamond bases is 0.027432 kilometers. While second and home base are located upon the corners of the 27.432 sq. m area created by the bases, first and third base are placed within that square, to better allow the umpires to judge whether a ball is fair or foul.
It's about four times as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
The height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is about 0.0023 kilometers.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 0.0023 kilometers. 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.

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It's about four times as tall as André the Giant
The height of André the Giant is about 0.0022 kilometers.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 0.0022 kilometers tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 0.0021 kilometers and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about four times as tall as Shaq
The height of Shaq is about 0.0022 kilometers.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 0.0022 kilometers 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 four-and-a-half times as long as a Queen Size Bed
The length of a Queen Size Bed is about 0.002032 kilometers.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 0.002032 kilometers 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.

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