List of tallest structures

The tallest structure in the world is the Burj Khalifa skyscraper at 829.8 m (2,722 ft). Listed are guyed masts (such as telecommunication masts), self-supporting towers (such as the CN Tower), skyscrapers (such as the Willis Tower), oil platforms, electricity transmission towers, and bridge support towers. This list is organized by absolute height. See List of tallest buildings and structures, List of tallest freestanding structures and List of tallest buildings and List of tallest towers for additional information about these types of structures.

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Tallest structures in the world.

TerminologyEdit

Terminological and listing criteria follow Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat definitions. Guyed masts are differentiated from towers – the latter not featuring any guy wires or other support structures; and buildings are differentiated from towers – the former having at least 50% of occupiable floor space although both are self-supporting structures.

List by heightEdit

  indicates a structure that is no longer standing.
  indicates a structure with a portion of its height under water.
  indicates a guyed mast.

Structures (past or present) 600 m (1,969 ft) and tallerEdit

Name Pinnacle height Year Structure type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
Burj Khalifa 829.8 m (2,722 ft) 2010 Skyscraper Office, hotel, residential   United Arab Emirates Dubai Tallest human-built structure in the world
Height includes 244m spire[1]
25°11′50.0″N 55°16′26.6″E / 25.197222°N 55.274056°E / 25.197222; 55.274056 (Burj Dubai)
Merdeka 118 678.9 m (2,227 ft) 2022 Skyscraper Office, hotel, residential   Malaysia Kuala Lumpur Second tallest structure in the world 3°8′30″N 101°42′2″E / 3.14167°N 101.70056°E / 3.14167; 101.70056
Warsaw Radio Mast 646.4 m (2,121 ft) 1974 Guyed mast LF transmission   Poland Gąbin-Konstantynów, Masovian Voivodeship Insulated; collapsed on August 8, 1991 during guy wire exchange. Several parts of the tower were repaired and used in other structures. 52°22′3.74″N 19°48′8.73″E / 52.3677056°N 19.8024250°E / 52.3677056; 19.8024250 (Warsaw Radio Mast)
Petronius Platform 640 m (2,100 ft) 2000 Offshore platform Oil drilling   United States Petronius field, Gulf of Mexico Located appr. 210 kilometers (130 mi) southeast of New Orleans 29°06′30″N 87°56′30″W / 29.10833°N 87.94167°W / 29.10833; -87.94167
Tokyo Skytree 634.0 m (2,080.1 ft)[2] 2012 Lattice tower Observation, VHF-UHF transmission   Japan Tokyo Topped out on March 18, 2011, tallest tower in the world, tallest structure in Japan 35°42′36.5″N 139°48′39″E / 35.710139°N 139.81083°E / 35.710139; 139.81083 (Tokyo Skytree)
Shanghai Tower 632.0 m (2,073.5 ft) 2015 Skyscraper Residential, observation   China Shanghai Completed, topped out in August 2013. Tallest structure in China and second tallest skyscraper in the world. 31°14′7.8″N 121°30′3.6″E / 31.235500°N 121.501000°E / 31.235500; 121.501000 (Shanghai Tower)
KRDK-TV mast 627.8 m (2,060 ft) 1998 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Galesburg, North Dakota Rebuilt after collapses on February 14, 1968 and April 6, 1997 47°16′45″N 97°20′27″W / 47.27917°N 97.34083°W / 47.27917; -97.34083 (KXJB-TV mast)
KXTV/KOVR tower 624.5 m (2,049 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Walnut Grove, California Tallest structure in California, also known as "Sacramento Joint Venture Tower". 38°14′23.2″N 121°30′05.7″W / 38.239778°N 121.501583°W / 38.239778; -121.501583 (KXTV/KOVR Tower)
KATV tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1965 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Redfield, Arkansas was tallest structure in Arkansas, collapsed on January 11, 2008 34°28′24.0″N 92°12′11″W / 34.473333°N 92.20306°W / 34.473333; -92.20306 (KATV Tower)
KCAU TV Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1965 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Sioux City, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal)[3] 42°35′11.0″N 96°13′57″W / 42.586389°N 96.23250°W / 42.586389; -96.23250 (KCAU TV Tower)
WECT tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1969 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Colly Township, North Carolina Demolished on September 20, 2012.[4] Was once the tallest structure in North Carolina 34°34′44.0″N 78°26′12″W / 34.578889°N 78.43667°W / 34.578889; -78.43667 (WECT TV6 Tower)
KCCI Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1972 Guyed mast VHF-TV, FM radio transmission   United States Alleman, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal) 41°48′33.0″N 93°36′53″W / 41.809167°N 93.61472°W / 41.809167; -93.61472 (WHO-TV, KDIN-TV, WOI-FM Tower)
Des Moines Hearst-Argyle Television Tower Alleman 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1974 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Alleman, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal) 41°48′35.0″N 93°37′17″W / 41.809722°N 93.62139°W / 41.809722; -93.62139 (Des Moines Hearst-Argyle Television Tower Alleman)
Diversified Communications Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1981 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Floyd Dale, South Carolina Tallest structure in South Carolina (equal) 34°22′03.0″N 79°19′48″W / 34.367500°N 79.33000°W / 34.367500; -79.33000 (Diversified Communications Tower)
AFLAC Tower[5] 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1984 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Rowley, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal) 42°24′02.0″N 91°50′37″W / 42.400556°N 91.84361°W / 42.400556; -91.84361 (AFLAC Tower)
WBTV-Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1984 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Dallas, North Carolina Tallest structure in North Carolina (equal) 35°21′51.0″N 81°11′12″W / 35.364167°N 81.18667°W / 35.364167; -81.18667 (WBTV-Tower)
KTVO-TV Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1987[6] Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri Collapsed June 2, 1988 40°31′47″N 92°26′29″W / 40.52972°N 92.44139°W / 40.52972; -92.44139 (KTVO)
Hearst-Argyle Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Walnut Grove, California 38°15′52.1″N 121°29′25.5″W / 38.264472°N 121.490417°W / 38.264472; -121.490417 (Hearst-Argyle Tower)
WTTO Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1986 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Windham Springs, Alabama Tallest structure in Alabama 33°28′51.0″N 87°24′03″W / 33.480833°N 87.40083°W / 33.480833; -87.40083 (WTTO Tower)
WCSC-Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1986 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Awendaw, South Carolina Tallest structure in South Carolina (equal) 32°55′29.0″N 79°41′57″W / 32.924722°N 79.69917°W / 32.924722; -79.69917 (WCSC-Tower)
WCTV Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1987 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Metcalf, Georgia Tallest structure in Georgia 30°40′14.0″N 83°56′26″W / 30.670556°N 83.94056°W / 30.670556; -83.94056 (WCTV Tower)
WRAL HDTV Mast 609.6 m (2,000 ft) (orig. 609.3 m) 1991 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Auburn, North Carolina Rebuild of 2 masts which collapsed in December 1989 35°40′35.1″N 78°32′07.2″W / 35.676417°N 78.535333°W / 35.676417; -78.535333 (WRAL HDTV Mast)
TV Alabama Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1996 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Windham Springs, Alabama Tallest structure in Alabama 33°28′48.0″N 87°25′50″W / 33.480000°N 87.43056°W / 33.480000; -87.43056 (TV Alabama Tower)
KDLT Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 1998 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Rowena, South Dakota Tallest structure in South Dakota 43°30′18.0″N 96°33′23″W / 43.505000°N 96.55639°W / 43.505000; -96.55639 (KDLT Tower)
KMOS TV Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 2002 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Syracuse, Missouri Tallest structure in Missouri; also called Rohn tower . 38°37′36.0″N 92°52′04″W / 38.626667°N 92.86778°W / 38.626667; -92.86778 (KMOS TV Tower)
Winnie Cumulus Broadcasting Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 2005 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Winnie, Texas Tallest structure in Texas (equal)[7] 29°56′09.8″N 94°30′39.4″W / 29.936056°N 94.510944°W / 29.936056; -94.510944 (Winnie Cumulus Broadcasting Tower)
Liberman Broadcasting Tower Era 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 2006 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Era, Texas Tallest structure in Texas (equal) 33°29′05.5″N 97°24′44.8″W / 33.484861°N 97.412444°W / 33.484861; -97.412444 (Liberman Broadcasting Tower Era)
WEAU-Tower 609.6 m (2,000 ft) 2012 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Fairchild, Wisconsin Tallest structure in Wisconsin; original built in 1966, collapsed during ice & wind storm on March 22, 2011; replacement, still at 2,000 feet, began service January 4, 2012 44°39′50.0″N 90°57′41″W / 44.663889°N 90.96139°W / 44.663889; -90.96139 (WEAU-Tower)
Perry Broadcasting Tower 609.5 m (2,000 ft) 2004 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Alfalfa, Oklahoma Tallest structure in Oklahoma 35°15′03.8″N 98°36′53.8″W / 35.251056°N 98.614944°W / 35.251056; -98.614944 (Perry Broadcasting Tower)
KY3 Tower[8] 609.4 m (1,999 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Fordland, Missouri 37°10′26.0″N 92°56′28.1″W / 37.173889°N 92.941139°W / 37.173889; -92.941139 (KY3 Tower)
SpectraSite Tower Thomasville[8] 609.4 m (1,999 ft) 2002 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Thomasville, Georgia 30°40′50.3″N 83°58′20.6″W / 30.680639°N 83.972389°W / 30.680639; -83.972389 (SpectraSite Tower Thomasville)
Pegasus Broadcasting Tower[8] 609.4 m (1,999 ft) ? Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Metcalf, Georgia 30°40′52.0″N 83°58′21″W / 30.681111°N 83.97250°W / 30.681111; -83.97250
KLDE Tower[8] 609.3 m (1,999 ft) 1986 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Liverpool, Texas also known as Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower, TX 29°17′17.0″N 95°13′54″W / 29.288056°N 95.23167°W / 29.288056; -95.23167 (KLDE Tower)
WCKW/KSTE-Tower[8] 609.3 m (1,999 ft) 1988 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Vacherie, Louisiana Tallest structure in Louisiana; also known as Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower, LA 29°57′11.0″N 90°43′26″W / 29.953056°N 90.72389°W / 29.953056; -90.72389 (WCKW/KSTE-Tower)
American Towers Tower Elkhart[8] 609.3 m (1,999 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Elkhart, Iowa 41°49′48.0″N 93°36′54.6″W / 41.830000°N 93.615167°W / 41.830000; -93.615167 (American Towers Tower Elkhart)
Salem Radio Properties Tower[8] 609.3 m (1,999 ft) 2002 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Collinsville, Texas 33°32′08.4″N 96°49′55″W / 33.535667°N 96.83194°W / 33.535667; -96.83194 (Salem Radio Properties Tower)
Stowell Cumulus Broadcasting Tower[9] 609.3 m (1,999 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Stowell, Texas Built, although mentioned in FCC-list as granted 29°41′52.5″N 94°24′9.3″W / 29.697917°N 94.402583°W / 29.697917; -94.402583 (Stowell Cumulus Broadcasting Tower)
WLBT Tower 609 m (1,998 ft) 1999 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Raymond, Mississippi Tallest structure in Mississippi 32°12′49.9″N 90°22′56.5″W / 32.213861°N 90.382361°W / 32.213861; -90.382361 (WLBT Tower)
KYTV Tower 2[8] 608.4 m (1,996 ft) 1973 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Marshfield, Missouri also known as American Tower Management 37°13′09.4″N 92°56′57.4″W / 37.219278°N 92.949278°W / 37.219278; -92.949278 (KYTV Tower 2)
SpectraSite Tower Raymond[8] 608.4 m (1,996 ft) ? Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Raymond, Mississippi 32°12′11.9″N 90°23′34.8″W / 32.203306°N 90.393000°W / 32.203306; -90.393000 (SpectraSite Tower Raymond)
Hoyt Radio Tower[8] 608.38 m (1,996.0 ft) 2003 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Hoyt, Colorado Tallest structure in Colorado 39°55′21.8″N 103°58′20.2″W / 39.922722°N 103.972278°W / 39.922722; -103.972278 (Hoyt Radio Tower)
Service Broadcasting Tower Decatur[8] 608.1 m (1,995 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Decatur, Texas 33°23′12.0″N 97°33′58″W / 33.386667°N 97.56611°W / 33.386667; -97.56611 (Service Broadcasting Tower Decatur)
WTVD Tower[8] 607.8 m (1,994 ft) 1978 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Auburn, North Carolina 35°40′06.0″N 78°31′58″W / 35.668333°N 78.53278°W / 35.668333; -78.53278 (WTVD Tower)
Channel 40 Tower[8] 607.8 m (1,994 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Walnut Grove, California 38°16′21.4″N 121°30′21.6″W / 38.272611°N 121.506000°W / 38.272611; -121.506000 (Channel 40 Tower)
Liberman Broadcasting Tower Devers[8] 607.7 m (1,994 ft) 2006 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Devers, Texas 30°01′02.2″N 94°32′47.9″W / 30.017278°N 94.546639°W / 30.017278; -94.546639 (Liberman Broadcasting Tower Devers)
KHYS Tower 607.2 m (1,992 ft) 1997 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Devers, Texas dismantled 30°03′07.0″N 94°31′39″W / 30.051944°N 94.52750°W / 30.051944; -94.52750 (KHYS Tower)
Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Devers[8] 607 m (1,991 ft) 1988 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Devers, Texas 30°03′06.0″N 94°31′38″W / 30.051667°N 94.52722°W / 30.051667; -94.52722 (Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Devers)
Media General Tower[8] 607 m (1,991 ft) 1987 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Awendaw, South Carolina 32°56′25.0″N 79°41′44″W / 32.940278°N 79.69556°W / 32.940278; -79.69556 (Media General Tower)
Eastern North Carolina Broadcasting Tower[8] 606.2 m (1,989 ft) 1980 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Trenton, North Carolina 35°06′16.0″N 77°20′11″W / 35.104444°N 77.33639°W / 35.104444; -77.33639 (Eastern North Carolina Broadcasting Tower)
WNCN Tower[10] 606.2 m (1,989 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Garner, North Carolina 35°40′29.0″N 78°31′39.0″W / 35.674722°N 78.527500°W / 35.674722; -78.527500 (WNCN Tower)
KVLY-TV mast 605.6 m (1,987 ft) 1963 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Blanchard, North Dakota Tallest mast in the world until 2019, when it was reduced to 605.6 m (1,987 ft) 47°20′31.85″N 97°17′21.13″W / 47.3421806°N 97.2892028°W / 47.3421806; -97.2892028 (KVLY-TV mast)
KELO TV Tower[11] 605 m (1,985 ft) 1974 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Rowena, South Dakota 43°31′07.0″N 96°32′06″W / 43.518611°N 96.53500°W / 43.518611; -96.53500 (KELO TV Tower)
WITN Tower[8] 605 m (1,985 ft) 1979 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Grifton, North Carolina also known as Gray Television Tower 35°21′56.0″N 77°23′37.0″W / 35.365556°N 77.393611°W / 35.365556; -77.393611 (WITN Tower)
Noe Corp Tower[8] 604.7 m (1,984 ft) 1998 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Columbia, Louisiana 32°11′51.0″N 92°04′14″W / 32.197500°N 92.07056°W / 32.197500; -92.07056 (Noe Corp Tower)
Pappas Telecasting Tower[8] 603.6 m (1,980 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Plymouth County, Iowa 42°35′12.0″N 96°13′19.0″W / 42.586667°N 96.221944°W / 42.586667; -96.221944 (Pappas Telecasting Tower)
KHOU-TV Tower 602 m (1,975 ft) 1992 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri City, Texas 29°33′41.0″N 95°30′05″W / 29.561389°N 95.50139°W / 29.561389; -95.50139 (KHOU-TV Tower)
Richland Towers Tower Missouri City 601.3 m (1,973 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri City, Texas 29°34′16.0″N 95°30′38″W / 29.571111°N 95.51056°W / 29.571111; -95.51056 (Richland Towers Tower Missouri City)
Abraj Al Bait Hotel Tower 601 m (1,972 ft) 2011 Skyscraper Hotel, residential   Saudi Arabia Mecca Tallest structure in Saudi Arabia 21°25′08″N 39°49′35″E / 21.41889°N 39.82639°E / 21.41889; 39.82639 (Abraj Al Bait Hotel Tower)
Senior Road Tower 600.7 m (1,971 ft) 1983 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri City, Texas 29°34′35.0″N 95°30′37″W / 29.576389°N 95.51028°W / 29.576389; -95.51028 (Senior Road Tower)
KTRK-TV Tower[12] 600.5 m (1,970 ft) 1982 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri City, Texas 29°34′28.0″N 95°29′38″W / 29.574444°N 95.49389°W / 29.574444; -95.49389 (KTRK-TV Tower)
Houston Tower Joint Venture Tower[8] 600.5 m (1,970 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri City, Texas 29°34′07.0″N 95°29′58″W / 29.568611°N 95.49944°W / 29.568611; -95.49944 (Houston Tower Joint Venture Tower)
American Towers Tower Missouri City[8] 600.5 m (1,970 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri City, Texas 29°33′45.1″N 95°30′35.7″W / 29.562528°N 95.509917°W / 29.562528; -95.509917 (American Towers Tower Missouri City)
KRIV-TV Tower[8] 600.4 m (1,970 ft) 1982 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Missouri City, Texas 29°34′29.0″N 95°29′38″W / 29.574722°N 95.49389°W / 29.574722; -95.49389 (Fox-TV Tower)
KTVE-Tower 600.4 m (1,970 ft) 1987 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Bolding, Arkansas also known as SpectraSite Tower Bolding; tallest structure in Arkansas 33°04′41.0″N 92°13′41″W / 33.078056°N 92.22806°W / 33.078056; -92.22806 (KTVE-Tower)
Mississippi Telecasting Tower[8] 600 m (1,969 ft) 1982 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Inverness, Mississippi 33°22′23.0″N 90°32′25″W / 33.373056°N 90.54028°W / 33.373056; -90.54028 (Mississippi Telecasting Tower)
WCNC-TV Tower[13] 600 m (1,969 ft) 1992 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Dallas, North Carolina 35°20′49.4″N 81°10′14.2″W / 35.347056°N 81.170611°W / 35.347056; -81.170611 (WCNC-TV Tower)
Capstar Radio Tower[8] 600 m (1,969 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Middlesex, North Carolina 35°49′54.0″N 78°08′49″W / 35.831667°N 78.14694°W / 35.831667; -78.14694 (Capstar Radio Tower)
Canton Tower 600 m (1,969 ft) 2009 Concrete tower Observation, VHF-UHF transmission   China Guangzhou 23°06′32.55″N 113°19′9.29″E / 23.1090417°N 113.3192472°E / 23.1090417; 113.3192472 (Canton Tower)
WPDE-TV Tower 600 m (1,969 ft) 1980 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Dillon, South Carolina 34°21′53.0″N 79°19′49″W / 34.364722°N 79.33028°W / 34.364722; -79.33028 (WPDE-TV Tower)

Structures (past or present) between 550 and 600 m (1,804 ft and 1,969 ft)Edit

Name Pinnacle height Year Structure type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
KDUH-TV Mast Hemingford 599 m (1,965 ft) 1969 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   Hemingford, Nebraska collapsed on September 24, 2003 42°10′21.0″N 103°13′59″W / 42.172500°N 103.23306°W / 42.172500; -103.23306 (KDUH/CH4 TV Mast)
Ping An Finance Centre 599 metres (1,965 ft) 2017 Skyscraper Office   China Shenzhen, Guangdong 22°32′11″N 114°3′2″E / 22.53639°N 114.05056°E / 22.53639; 114.05056 (Ping An Finance Centre)
American Towers Tower Liverpool[8] 598.3 m (1,963 ft) 1992 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Liverpool, Texas 29°17′56.8″N 95°14′12.1″W / 29.299111°N 95.236694°W / 29.299111; -95.236694 (American Towers Tower Liverpool)
Media General Tower Dillon [8] 598 m (1,962 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Dillon, South Carolina 34°22′05.0″N 79°19′20″W / 34.368056°N 79.32222°W / 34.368056; -79.32222 (Media General Tower Dillon)
Duffy-Shamrock Joint Venture Tower[8] 597.4 m (1,960 ft) 1990 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Bertram, Texas 30°43′34.7″N 97°59′24.1″W / 30.726306°N 97.990028°W / 30.726306; -97.990028 (Duffy-Shamrock Joint Venture Tower)
AMFM Tower Collinsville[8] 597.4 m (1,960 ft) 2002 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   Collinsville, Texas 33°33′37.0″N 96°57′35″W / 33.560278°N 96.95972°W / 33.560278; -96.95972 (AMFM Tower Collinsville)
KOLR/KOZK Tower[8] 597.3 m (1,960 ft) (orig. 609.6 m) 1971 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   Fordland, Missouri also known as KYTV Tower 1; collapsed on April 19, 2018 37°10′11.0″N 92°56′31″W / 37.169722°N 92.94194°W / 37.169722; -92.94194 (KOLR/KOZK Tower)
Goldin Finance 117 597 metres (1,959 ft) 2015 Unfinished skyscraper Office   China Tianjin Skyscraper under construction 39°5′21″N 117°4′49″E / 39.08917°N 117.08028°E / 39.08917; 117.08028 (Goldin Finance 117)
Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Winnabow[8] 595.6 m (1,954 ft) 1981 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Winnabow, North Carolina 34°07′54.0″N 78°11′16″W / 34.131667°N 78.18778°W / 34.131667; -78.18778 (Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Winnabow)
Spectra Site Communications Tower Robertsdale[8] 592.6 m (1,944 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Robertsdale, Alabama 30°36′41.0″N 87°36′26.4″W / 30.611389°N 87.607333°W / 30.611389; -87.607333 (Spectra Site Communications Tower Robertsdale)
CBC Real Estate Co. Inc Tower[8] 592.4 m (1,944 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Dallas, North Carolina 35°21′44.5″N 81°09′18.3″W / 35.362361°N 81.155083°W / 35.362361; -81.155083 (CBC Real Estate Co. Inc Tower)
Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Grady[8] 589.8 m (1,935 ft) 1977 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Grady, Alabama 31°58′29.0″N 86°09′44″W / 31.974722°N 86.16222°W / 31.974722; -86.16222 (Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Grady)
American Towers Tower Columbia[8] 587.9 m (1,929 ft) 1986 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Columbia, Louisiana 32°05′42.6″N 92°10′34.3″W / 32.095167°N 92.176194°W / 32.095167; -92.176194 (American Towers Tower Columbia)
Sonsinger Management Tower[8] 587.6 m (1,928 ft) 1988 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Splendora, Texas also known as KKHT Radio Mast 30°13′54.0″N 95°07′27″W / 30.231667°N 95.12417°W / 30.231667; -95.12417 (Sonsinger Management Tower)
Cedar Rapids TV Tower[8] 587.3 m (1,927 ft) 1974 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Walker, Iowa 42°18′59.0″N 91°51′31″W / 42.316389°N 91.85861°W / 42.316389; -91.85861 (Cedar Rapids TV Tower)
Channel 6 Tower Eddy[8] 586.4 m (1,924 ft) 1981 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Eddy, Texas 31°16′25.0″N 97°13′15″W / 31.273611°N 97.22083°W / 31.273611; -97.22083 (Channel 6 Tower Eddy)
Entravision Texas Tower[8] 585.2 m (1,920 ft) 1998 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Greenwood, Texas 33°26′13.0″N 97°29′06″W / 33.436944°N 97.48500°W / 33.436944; -97.48500 (Entravision Texas Tower)
Multimedia Associates Tower[8] 584 m (1,916 ft) 1999 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Rio Grande City, Texas 26°31′02.0″N 98°39′08″W / 26.517222°N 98.65222°W / 26.517222; -98.65222 (Multimedia Associates Tower)
American Towers Tower Randleman 583.4 m (1,914 ft) 2004 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Randleman, North Carolina 35°52′13.5″N 79°50′24″W / 35.870417°N 79.84000°W / 35.870417; -79.84000 (American Towers Tower Randleman)
KTUL Tower Coweta 581.8 m (1,909 ft) 1988 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Coweta, Oklahoma 35°58′08.0″N 95°36′56″W / 35.968889°N 95.61556°W / 35.968889; -95.61556 (KTUL Tower Coweta)
American Towers Tower Robertsdale 579.9 m (1,903 ft) 2004 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Robertsdale, Alabama 30°36′45.4″N 87°38′41.6″W / 30.612611°N 87.644889°W / 30.612611; -87.644889 (American Towers Tower Robertsdale)
Baldpate Platform 579.7 m (1,902 ft) 1998 Offshore platform Oil drilling   United States Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico Located about 193 km (120 mi) off Louisiana coast
WTVY-TV Tower 579.42 m (1,901.0 ft) 1978 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Bethlehem, Florida Tallest structure in Florida 30°55′12.0″N 85°44′30″W / 30.920000°N 85.74167°W / 30.920000; -85.74167 (WDJR-FM Tower)
Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Redfield 578.8 m (1,899 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Redfield, Arkansas 34°26′31.0″N 92°13′04″W / 34.441944°N 92.21778°W / 34.441944; -92.21778 (Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Redfield)
WFMY Tower[14] 575.9 m (1,889 ft) 2002 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Greensboro, North Carolina 35°52′13.5″N 79°50′24″W / 35.870417°N 79.84000°W / 35.870417; -79.84000 (WFMY Tower)
Cox Radio Tower 572.8 m (1,879 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Shepherd, Texas 30°32′07.0″N 95°01′05″W / 30.535278°N 95.01806°W / 30.535278; -95.01806 (Cox Radio Tower)
Media General Tower Spanish Fort 572.7 m (1,879 ft) 1986 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Spanish Fort, Alabama 30°41′21.0″N 87°49′49″W / 30.689167°N 87.83028°W / 30.689167; -87.83028 (Media General Tower Spanish Fort)
WFTV Tower Saint Cloud 571.1 m (1,874 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Saint Cloud, Florida 28°16′45.3″N 81°01′24″W / 28.279250°N 81.02333°W / 28.279250; -81.02333 (WFTV)
Capstar Radio Tower[15] 567.1 m (1,861 ft) 1980 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Gray Court, South Carolina demolished, no longer in FCC list
KLKN Tower 565.1 m (1,854 ft) 1965 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Genoa, Nebraska 41°32′28.0″N 97°40′46″W / 41.541111°N 97.67944°W / 41.541111; -97.67944 (KLKN Tower)
Pinnacle Towers Tower Princeton 561.3 m (1,842 ft) 1993 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Princeton, Florida 25°32′25.0″N 80°28′06″W / 25.540278°N 80.46833°W / 25.540278; -80.46833 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Princeton)
WTVJ Tower Princeton 561.1 m (1,841 ft) 1993 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Princeton, Florida 25°32′25.0″N 80°28′06″W / 25.540278°N 80.46833°W / 25.540278; -80.46833 (WTVJ Tower Princeton)
Pappas Partnership Stations Tower Gretna[citation needed] 559.6 m (1,836 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Gretna, Nebraska 41°04′15.9″N 96°13′32.3″W / 41.071083°N 96.225639°W / 41.071083; -96.225639
KBIM Tower 559.02 m (1,834.1 ft) 1965 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Roswell, New Mexico 33°03′20.0″N 103°49′14″W / 33.055556°N 103.82056°W / 33.055556; -103.82056 (KBIM Tower)
Tulsa Tower Joint Venture Tower Oneta 559 m (1,834 ft) 1984 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Oneta, Oklahoma 36°01′15.0″N 95°40′33″W / 36.020833°N 95.67583°W / 36.020833; -95.67583 (Tulsa Tower Joint Venture Tower Oneta)
KTBS Tower 556.5 m (1,826 ft) 2003 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Shreveport, Louisiana 32°41′7″N 93°56′1″W / 32.68528°N 93.93361°W / 32.68528; -93.93361 (KTBS Tower)
Lotte World Tower 555.7 metres (1,823 ft) 2016 Skyscraper Hotel, residential   South Korea Seoul 22°32′11″N 114°3′2″E / 22.53639°N 114.05056°E / 22.53639; 114.05056 (Lotte World Tower)
CN Tower 553 m (1,814 ft) 1976 Concrete tower Observation, VHF-UHF transmission   Canada Toronto, Ontario Tallest freestanding structure in the Western Hemisphere 43°38′33.22″N 79°23′13.41″W / 43.6425611°N 79.3870583°W / 43.6425611; -79.3870583 (CN Tower)

Structures (past or present) between 500 and 550 m (1,640 and 1,804 ft)Edit

Name Pinnacle height Year Structure type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
SBA Towers Tower Hayneville 547.7 m (1,797 ft) 1989 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Hayneville, Alabama 32°08′30.2″N 86°44′42.1″W / 32.141722°N 86.745028°W / 32.141722; -86.745028 (SBA Towers Tower Hayneville)
Channel 32 Limited Partnership Tower 547.7 m (1,797 ft) 1990 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Hayneville, Alabama 32°08′31.0″N 86°44′42.0″W / 32.141944°N 86.745000°W / 32.141944; -86.745000 (Channel 32 Limited Partnership Tower)
KATC Tower Kaplan 546.6 m (1,793 ft) 1978 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Kaplan, Louisiana 30°02′20.0″N 92°22′15″W / 30.038889°N 92.37083°W / 30.038889; -92.37083 (KATC Tower Kaplan)
Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Egypt 546.5 m (1,793 ft) 1981 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Egypt, Arkansas KAIT-TV Tower. 35°53′22.0″N 90°56′08″W / 35.889444°N 90.93556°W / 35.889444; -90.93556 (Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Egypt)
One World Trade Center 546.2 m (1,792 ft) 2013 Skyscraper Office, VHF-UHF transmission   United States New York City Tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere 40°42′42″N 74°0′45″W / 40.71167°N 74.01250°W / 40.71167; -74.01250 (World Trade Center)
Raycom Media Tower Mooringsport 545.8 m (1,791 ft) 1975 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Mooringsport, Louisiana 32°40′29.0″N 93°56′01″W / 32.674722°N 93.93361°W / 32.674722; -93.93361 (Raycom Media Tower Mooringsport)
Pinnacle Towers Tower Mooringsport 542.8 m (1,781 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Mooringsport, Louisiana 32°39′58.0″N 93°55′59″W / 32.666111°N 93.93306°W / 32.666111; -93.93306 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Mooringsport)
Salem Radio Tower[8] 542.2 m (1,779 ft) 2005 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Bold Springs, Georgia 33°52′02.3″N 083°49′44.0″W / 33.867306°N 83.828889°W / 33.867306; -83.828889 (Salem Radio Tower)
Branch Young Broadcasting Tower 541 m (1,775 ft) ? Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Branch, Louisiana 30°19′18″N 92°16′58″W / 30.32167°N 92.28278°W / 30.32167; -92.28278 (Branch Young Broadcasting Tower)
Ostankino Tower 540.1 m (1,772 ft) 1967 Concrete tower Observation, VHF-UHF transmission   Russia Moscow 2000 fire led to renovation, tallest structure in Russia 55°49′10.94″N 37°36′41.79″E / 55.8197056°N 37.6116083°E / 55.8197056; 37.6116083 (Ostankino Tower)
KLFY TV Tower Maxie 540.1 m (1,772 ft) 1970 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Maxie, Louisiana 30°19′21.0″N 92°22′40″W / 30.322500°N 92.37778°W / 30.322500; -92.37778 (KLFY TV Tower Maxie)
Cusseta Richland Towers Tower[8] 538.2 m (1,766 ft) 2005 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Cusseta, Georgia 32°19′16.4″N 84°47′28.2″W / 32.321222°N 84.791167°W / 32.321222; -84.791167 (Cusseta Richland Towers Tower)
Cox Radio Tower Braselton[8] 538 m (1,765 ft) 1984 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Braselton, Georgia 34°07′32.0″N 83°51′32″W / 34.125556°N 83.85889°W / 34.125556; -83.85889 (Cox Radio Tower Braselton)
American Towers Tower Eglin[8] 537.7 m (1,764 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Elgin, South Carolina also known as WOLO TV Tower 34°06′58.4″N 80°45′49.9″W / 34.116222°N 80.763861°W / 34.116222; -80.763861 (American Towers Tower Eglin)
Alabama Telecasters Tower[8] 535.5 m (1,757 ft) 1995 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Gordonsville, Alabama 32°08′58.0″N 86°46′51″W / 32.149444°N 86.78083°W / 32.149444; -86.78083 (Alabama Telecasters Tower)
WIMZ-FM Tower 534.01 m (1,752.0 ft) 1963 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Knoxville, Tennessee also known as WBIR TV mast, tallest structure in world, 1963 35°59′44.41″N 83°57′23.20″W / 35.9956694°N 83.9564444°W / 35.9956694; -83.9564444 (WIMZ-FM-Tower)
WUOT-FM Tower 534.0 m (1,752.0 ft) 2003 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Knoxville, Tennessee 36°08′05.49″N 83°43′28.01″W / 36.1348583°N 83.7244472°W / 36.1348583; -83.7244472 (WIMZ-FM-Tower)
Capitol Broadcasting Tower Broadway 533.1 m (1,749 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Broadway, North Carolina dismantled 35°30′45.0″N 78°58′40″W / 35.512500°N 78.97778°W / 35.512500; -78.97778 (Capitol Broadcasting Tower Broadway)
Capitol Broadcasting Tower Columbia 533.1 m (1,749 ft) 2000 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Columbia, North Carolina 35°30′44.0″N 78°58′41″W / 35.512222°N 78.97806°W / 35.512222; -78.97806 (Capitol Broadcasting Tower Columbia)
WTVM/WRBL-TV & WVRK-FM Tower 533 m (1,749 ft) 1962 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Cusseta, Georgia also known as WTVM TV mast, tallest structure in world, 1962–1963 32°19′25.09″N 84°46′45.07″W / 32.3236361°N 84.7791861°W / 32.3236361; -84.7791861 (WTVM/WRBL-TV & WVRK-FM Tower)
WAVE-Mast 530.05 m (1,739.0 ft) 1990 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States La Grange, Kentucky 38°27′23.0″N 85°25′28″W / 38.456389°N 85.42444°W / 38.456389; -85.42444 (WAVE-Mast)
Tianjin CTF Finance Centre 530.4 m (1,740 ft) 2017 Skyscraper Hotel, residential, office   China Tianjin 39°01′18″N 117°41′53″E / 39.0217°N 117.6981°E / 39.0217; 117.6981 (Tianjin CTF Finance Centr)
Guangzhou CTF Finance Centre 530 m (1,740 ft) 2015 Skyscraper Hotel, residential, office   China Guangzhou, Guangdong topped-out in 2014 23°07′13″N 113°19′14″E / 23.12028°N 113.32056°E / 23.12028; 113.32056 (CTF Finance Centre)
Louisiana Television Broadcasting Tower Sunshine 529.4 m (1,737 ft) 1972 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Sunshine, Louisiana 30°17′49.0″N 91°11′37″W / 30.296944°N 91.19361°W / 30.296944; -91.19361 (Louisiana Television Broadcasting Tower Sunshine)
Bullwinkle Platform 529.1 m (1,736 ft) 1989 Offshore platform Oil drilling   United States Manatee Field, Gulf of Mexico Located about 260 kilometers (160 mi) southwest of New Orleans 27°53′1″N 90°54′4″W / 27.88361°N 90.90111°W / 27.88361; -90.90111 (Bullwinkle Platform)
Pinnacle Towers Tower Addis 528.8 m (1,735 ft) 1986 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Addis, Louisiana 30°19′35.0″N 91°16′36″W / 30.326389°N 91.27667°W / 30.326389; -91.27667 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Addis)
China Zun 528 m (1,732 ft) 2018 Skyscraper Hotel, residential, office   China Beijing 39°54′45″N 116°27′58″E / 39.91250°N 116.46611°E / 39.91250; 116.46611 (China Zun)
Richland Towers Tower Cedar Hill 527.6 m (1,731 ft) 2004 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°35′02.7″N 96°57′48.8″W / 32.584083°N 96.963556°W / 32.584083; -96.963556 (Richland Towers Tower Cedar Hill)
Willis Tower (formerly Sears Tower) 527 m (1,729 ft) 1974 Skyscraper Office, observation, VHF-UHF transmission   United States Chicago, Illinois Tallest building in world, 1974–1998 41°52′44.1″N 87°38′10.2″W / 41.878917°N 87.636167°W / 41.878917; -87.636167 (Sears Tower)
World Trade Center, Tower 1 526.3 m (1,727 ft) 1973 Skyscraper Office, VHF-UHF transmission   United States New York City destroyed on September 11, 2001 40°42′42″N 74°0′45″W / 40.71167°N 74.01250°W / 40.71167; -74.01250 (World Trade Center)
WAFB Tower Baton Rouge 525.8 m (1,725 ft) 1965 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Baton Rouge, Louisiana 30°21′59.0″N 91°12′47″W / 30.366389°N 91.21306°W / 30.366389; -91.21306 (WAFB Tower Baton Rouge)
WAEO Tower 524.5 m (1,721 ft) 1966 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Starks, Wisconsin destroyed on November 17, 1968 in aircraft collision
WTXL Tower[8] 522.5 m (1,714 ft) 1999 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Fincher, Florida 30°40′07.0″N 83°58′10″W / 30.668611°N 83.96944°W / 30.668611; -83.96944 (Media Venture Tower)
Orlando Hearst Argyle Television Tower[8] 522.5 m (1,714 ft) 1980 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Orange City, Florida Height today 510.5 metres 28°56′16.0″N 81°18′57.0″W / 28.937778°N 81.315833°W / 28.937778; -81.315833 (Orlando Hearst Argyle Television Tower)
Pinnacle Towers Tower Moody[8] 522.4 m (1,714 ft) 1988 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Moody, Texas 31°18′54.0″N 97°19′37″W / 31.315000°N 97.32694°W / 31.315000; -97.32694 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Moody)
Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Rosinton[8] 520.3 m (1,707 ft) 1981 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Rosinton, Alabama
Pacific and Southern Company Tower Lugoff[8] 520.2 m (1,707 ft) 1985 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Lugoff, South Carolina 34°05′50.0″N 80°45′50″W / 34.097222°N 80.76389°W / 34.097222; -80.76389 (Pacific and Southern Company Tower Lugoff)
Young Broadcasting Tower Garden City[8] 519.7 m (1,705 ft) 1978 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Garden City, South Dakota 44°57′56.0″N 97°35′23″W / 44.965556°N 97.58972°W / 44.965556; -97.58972 (Young Broadcasting Tower Garden City)
Gray Television Tower Carlos[8] 519.7 m (1,705 ft) 1983 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Carlos, Texas 30°33′17.0″N 96°01′52″W / 30.554722°N 96.03111°W / 30.554722; -96.03111 (Gray Television Tower Carlos)
South Dakota Public Broadcasting Network Tower[8] 516.7 m (1,695 ft) 1974 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Faith, South Dakota 45°03′14.0″N 102°15′49″W / 45.053889°N 102.26361°W / 45.053889; -102.26361 (South Dakota Public Broadcasting Network Tower)
Spectra Site Communications Tower Orange City[8] 516.6 m (1,695 ft) 1984 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Orange City, Florida Height reduced to 512.7 metres 28°55′11.1″N 81°19′07″W / 28.919750°N 81.31861°W / 28.919750; -81.31861 (Spectra Site Communications Tower Orange City)
Christmas Brown Road Tower[8] 516.6 m (1,695 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Christmas, Florida 28°36′36.0″N 81°03′34.0″W / 28.610000°N 81.059444°W / 28.610000; -81.059444 (Christmas Brown Road Tower)
Gray Television Tower Madill[8] 516.3 m (1,694 ft) 1984 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Madill, Oklahoma 34°01′58.0″N 96°48′01″W / 34.032778°N 96.80028°W / 34.032778; -96.80028 (Gray Television Tower Madill)
American Tower Christmas[8] 513.3 m (1,684 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Christmas, Florida 28°34′53.0″N 81°04′29″W / 28.581389°N 81.07472°W / 28.581389; -81.07472 (American Tower Christmas)
Richland Towers Bithlo[8] 512.7 m (1,682 ft) 2002 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Bithlo, Florida 28°35′12.6″N 81°04′57.5″W / 28.586833°N 81.082639°W / 28.586833; -81.082639 (Richland Towers Bithlo)
Northland Television Tower Rhinelander[8] 512.6 m (1,682 ft) 1979 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Rhinelander, Wisconsin 45°40′03.0″N 89°12′29″W / 45.667500°N 89.20806°W / 45.667500; -89.20806 (Northland Television Tower Rhinelander)
Benguela-Belize Lobito-Tomboco Platform 512 m (1,680 ft) 2008 Offshore platform Oil drilling   Angola lower Congo basin 5°25′00″S 11°13′00″E / 5.4167°S 11.2167°E / -5.4167; 11.2167
Gray Television Tower Moody[8] 511.8 m (1,679 ft) 1978 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Moody, Texas 31°19′20.0″N 97°19′03″W / 31.322222°N 97.31750°W / 31.322222; -97.31750 (Gray Television Tower Moody)
KFVS TV Mast 511.1 m (1,677 ft) 1960 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Cape Girardeau County, Missouri Tallest structure in the world 1960–1961 37°25′44.5″N 89°30′13.84″W / 37.429028°N 89.5038444°W / 37.429028; -89.5038444 (KFVS TV Mast)
Taipei 101 509.2 m (1,671 ft) 2004 Skyscraper Office, observation, VHF-UHF transmission   Taiwan Taipei Tallest building in the world 2004–2007 25°02′01″N 121°33′52″E / 25.03361°N 121.56444°E / 25.03361; 121.56444 (Taipei 101)
Cox Radio Tower Verna 508.1 m (1,667 ft) 1994 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Verna, Florida 27°24′31.2″N 82°14′59.3″W / 27.408667°N 82.249806°W / 27.408667; -82.249806 (Cox Radio Tower Verna)
WMTW TV Mast 508.1 m (1,667 ft) 2001 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Baldwin, Maine 43°50′44.0″N 70°45′41″W / 43.845556°N 70.76139°W / 43.845556; -70.76139 (WMTW TV Mast)
American Towers Tower Cedar Hill[8] 506.2 m (1,661 ft) 1999 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°35′20.0″N 96°58′05.9″W / 32.588889°N 96.968306°W / 32.588889; -96.968306 (American Towers Tower Cedar Hill)
American Towers Tower Oklahoma City[8] 502 m (1,647 ft) 1999 Guyed mast VHF-UHF transmission   United States Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 35°35′52.1″N 97°29′23.2″W / 35.597806°N 97.489778°W / 35.597806; -97.489778 (American Towers Tower Oklahoma City)

Structures taller than 500 metres (1,640 ft) under constructionEdit

This is an incomplete list of structures under construction that are projected to be taller than 500 metres (1,640 ft) and have current height under 500 metres (1,640 ft). It does not include on-hold or topped-out structures.

Name Pinnacle height planned Year completion
expected
Structure type Country Town
Merdeka 118 679 metres (2,227 ft) 2022 Skyscraper   Malaysia Kuala Lumpur
Hyundai Global Business Center 569 metres (1,867 ft) 2026 Skyscraper   South Korea Seoul

On holdEdit

Structures that are on hold or have been cancelled.

Name Height Country City Const. start Remarks
Jeddah Tower 1,008 metres (3,307 ft) Saudi Arabia Jeddah 2013 on hold
Sky City 838 metres (2,749 ft) China Changsha 2013 cancelled
Dubai Creek Tower 828 metres (2,717 ft)+ United Arab Emirates Dubai 2016 on hold
India Tower 700 metres (2,300 ft) India Mumbai 2010 cancelled
Doha Convention Center Tower 551 metres (1,808 ft) Qatar Doha 2007 cancelled
Dalian Greenland Center 518 metres (1,699 ft) China Dalian 2014 on hold
Evergrande IFC 1[16] 518 m (1,699 ft) China Hefei 2016 on hold
Pentominium 516 metres (1,693 ft) United Arab Emirates Dubai 2009 on hold
Busan Lotte World Tower 510.1 metres (1,674 ft) South Korea Busan 2011 cancelled
Burj Al Alam 510 metres (1,670 ft) United Arab Emirates Dubai 2006 cancelled

List by continentEdit

CurrentEdit

The following table is a list of the current tallest structures by each continent (listed by geographic size):

Continent Structure Height Year[17] Country
Asia Burj Khalifa 829.8 m (2,722 ft) 2009 United Arab Emirates
Africa Benguela-Belize Lobito-Tomboco Platform 512 m (1,680 ft) 2008 Angola
North America Petronius Platform 640 m (2,100 ft) 2000 United States
South America Amazon Tall Tower Observatory 325 m (1,066 ft) 2015 Brazil
Europe Ostankino Tower 540.1 m (1,772 ft) 1967 Russia
Australia Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt 387 m (1,270 ft) 1967 Australia
Oceania VLF transmitter Lualualei 458 m (1,503 ft) 1972 United States (Hawaii)

All timeEdit

The following table is a list of the all time tallest structures by each continent (listed by geographic size):

Continent Structure Height Year[17] Country
Asia Burj Khalifa 829.8 m (2,722 ft) 2009 United Arab Emirates
Africa Benguela-Belize Lobito-Tomboco Platform 512 m (1,680 ft) 2008 Angola
North America Petronius Platform 640 m (2,100 ft) 2000 United States
South America Omega Tower Trelew 366 m (1,201 ft) 1971 Argentina
Europe Warsaw radio mast 646 m (2,119 ft) 1974 Poland
Oceania VLF Transmitter Woodside 432 m (1,417 ft) 1971 Australia


See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

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