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It's about as big as an IMAX screen.
(standard)
An IMAX movie theater screen measures 22 m (72 ft) by 16 m (52 ft) for a total area of 423.60 square yards. Because the film used in an IMAX movie is more than eight times larger than regular film, the platters of a two-and-a-half hour feature film can weigh up to 250 kg (550 lbs).
It's about one-and-one-third times as big as a Tennis court.
In other words, 423.60 square yards is 1.35769230 times the size of a Tennis court, and the size of a Tennis court is 0.736543910 times that amount.
(per ITF specification; for doubles)
Per International Tennis Federation Rules of Tennis 2009, a doubles tennis court should measure 23.7744 m long by 10.9728 m, for a total area of about 311.866360 square yards. Courts may be surfaced with crushed red stone, shale, brick, hard-soil grass, or asphalt.
It's about seven-tenths as big as a Basketball court.
In other words, 423.60 square yards is 0.7146016870 times the size of a Basketball court, and the size of a Basketball court is 1.3993809670 times that amount.
(per NBA regulation)
Per NBA rules , a basketball court should measure 29.5656 m long by 16.764 m wide, for a total area of 592.77777780 square yards. The first basketball game, held in a Springfield Massachusetts YMCA, was played on a court half the size of today's NBA standard and ended with a score of 1-0.
It's about three-tenths as big as Fort Knox.
In other words, the size of Fort Knox is 3.330 times 423.60 square yards.
(a.k.a. the United States Bullion Depository, a.k.a. "Gold Vault") (Kentucky)
The United States Bullion Depository, commonly referred to by the metonym "Fort Knox" (in spite of the fact that the Depository is not located on the Fort proper), measures 32.0 m (105 ft) by 36.9 m (121 ft), for a total area of about 1,410 square yards. The Depository is most famous for housing the largest portion of the national gold reserve, but has also temporarily housed the original US Declaration of Independence, an original copy of the US Constitution, and other important documents, kept there for safe keeping during World War II.
It's about one-fourth as big as a Hockey rink.
In other words, 423.60 square yards is 0.2335026630 times the size of a Hockey rink, and the size of a Hockey rink is 4.28260640 times that amount.
(per NHL specification)
Per National Hockey League Official Rules, a hockey rink should measure 60.96 m long by 25.908 m wide with a corner arc radius of 8.5344 m, for a total area of about 1,814.112070 square yards. Ice hockey is believed to have developed from field hockey after players began holding games on ice rinks, which had been traditionally used for the sport of curling.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as Bill Gates' Home.
In other words, 423.60 square yards is 0.07916 times the size of Bill Gates' Home, and the size of Bill Gates' Home is 12.630 times that amount.
(Medina, Washington)
One of the largest homes in the world, Bill and Melinda Gates' home has a total area of 5,351 square yards, including 7 bedrooms, 24 bathrooms, 6 kitchens, 6 fireplaces, a 275.10 square yards gym, a 107.60 square yards dining room, and a 227.20 square yards library. It was designed by Bohlin Cywinski Jackson, the same architectural firm responsible for the design of one of Apple Inc's flagship stores on Fifth Avenue in New York City.
It's about one-fifteenth as big as a Football field.
In other words, 423.60 square yards is 0.0661875 times the size of a Football field, and the size of a Football field is 15.108593010 times that amount.
(American) (per NFL regulation)
Per NFL rules, a football field should measure 109.728 m (120 yards) long by 48.768 m wide, for a total area of 6,400 square yards. Due to a blizzard, the first NFL playoff game in 1932 was held indoors in Chicago Stadium (it was also the first indoor game) on a field measuring just 55 m by 40.0 m, for a total area of 2,631.1781020 square yards.