"Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the drug store, but that's just peanuts to space." Douglas Adams

How big is 23.0 km
?

Equivalent to 23,000 meter

More or less ...

Smaller than: Highest ascent by a propellor-driven aircraft (2001) (29.52 km) ...

Bigger than: Height of Olympus Mons (Mars) (21.9 km) ...

And equivalent to ...

1 / 1,740 of the distance around the equator (40,100 km) ...

1 / 242 of the distance from London to New York (5,580 km) ...

1 / 23 of the distance from London to Edinburgh (535 km) ...

1 / 17 of the height of the orbit of the International Space Station (400 km) ...

1.77 times the cruising altitude of a commercial jet (13 km) ...

2.60 times the height of Mount Everest (8.85 km) ...

23 times the height of Angel Falls (Venuzeula) (979 m) ...

28 times the height of the `Burj Khalifa` scyscraper (Dubai) (830 m) ...

94 times the length of London's Tower Bridge (244 m) ...