Twin Towers Height – How Tall?


Twin Towers Height
Carol M. Highsmith [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons

Twin towers height is 417 m (1368.11 ft) and 415.1 m (1361.88 ft).

1 World Trade Center (1 WTC) height:

Meters – 417 m
Feet – 1368.11 ft
Inches – 16417.32 in
Kilometers – 0.417 km
Miles – 0.2591118 mi
Nautical miles – 0.225162 nmi
Yards – 456.0367 yd
Light-years – 4.387704177E -14  ly.

2 World Trade Center (2 WTC) height:

Meters – 415.1 m;
Feet – 1361.877 ft;
Inches – 16342.52 in;
Kilometers – 0.4151 km;
Miles – 0.2579312 mi;
Nautical miles – 0.2241361 nmi;
Yards – 453.9589 yd;
Light-years – 4.407787622E -14 ly.

About Twin Towers

Twin Towers height is given below in some units of length. The collective name of the 1 World Trade Center (1 WTC) and the 2 World Trade Center (2 WTC) are the twin towers.

The twin towers were two almost identical high rise buildings and were part of the building complex in the former American World trade center. It surpassed the empire state building as the tallest building in the world, and held the record as the tallest building in the world from 1971 to 1973, before being surpassed itself, by the Willis Tower.

The twin towers were original, referred to as 1 World Trade Center and 2 World Trade Center, but after their collapse, have been replaced by One World Trade Center.

Construction of 1 World Trade Center (1 WTC) started on August 6, 1968, and finished on December 23, 1970, and construction for 2 World Trade Center (2 WTC), started in January 1969 and finished on July 19, 1971.

Attack, Death & Collapse

On September 11, 2001, Islamic terrorists, hijacked United Airlines Flight 175 and American Airlines Flight 11. The terrorists then crashed the planes into the twin towers. The buildings later collapse due to the inferno, damaging the entire World Trade Center complex.

Other Facts

  1. The building at the time of their collapse were the two tallest skyscrapers on earth.
  2. Construction of 1 WTC – one of the twin towers, began on August 6, 1968, and ended on December 23, 1970.
  3. Construction of 2 WTC – the second of the twin towers, began in January 1969 and ended on July 19, 1971.

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