How Tall is The Burj Khalifa? : With 29 Facts & Construction Timeline

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How tall is the Burj khalifa? : Total height of the Burj Khalifa is 829.8 m (2722.44 feet) and the top floor height is 605 m (1,985 ft). It has 163 stories.




  1. How tall is the Burj Khalifa?  

Total Architectural Height828 m (2,717 ft)
Tip Height From Ground829.8 m (2,722 ft)
Antenna spire Height223 m (732 ft)
Top Floor Height From Ground605 m (1,985 ft)
Observatory Height From Ground555.7 m (1,823 ft)


✔ Burj Khalifa’s height is twice of the Empire State Building.

When 495 people (5.5′) are arranged vertically one over another, it will just reach the top tip of the Burj Khalifa. From this, you can expect the height of this skyscraper.

Burj Khalifa Top Floor

✔ Burj Khalifa is the tallest artificial free-standing structure ever built, with 829.8 m. It holds around 14 world records.

✔ Until the construction of Jeddah Tower, Burj Khalifa will be the tallest structure in the world. Burj Khalifa is located in Dubai (UAE).

✔ Dubai government has already declared the construction of a new tower ( Creek Tower ) of approximately 1 km.

The total construction cost of Burj Khalifa was $1.5 billion.

Hope you got an idea of How Tall is the Burj Khalifa now let’s have some facts about Burj Khalifa.



  2. Some Facts about Burj Khalifa  


ParameterBurj Khalifa
1. ImageBurj Khalifa height
2. Present StatusCompleted.
3. LocationDubai, United Arab Emirates.
4. HeightThe height of Burj Khalifa is 2722.44 feet.
5. Number of Floors163 floors
6. Construction StartedJanuary 6, 2004.
7. Construction CompletedOctober 1, 2009.
8. Construction OpenedJanuary 4, 2010.
9. Top floor height605 m (1,985 ft)
10. Observatory555.7 m or, 1,823 ft.
11. Lifts/elevatorsThere are 57 elevators and eight escalators in Burj Khalifa.
12. Architectural styleNeo-futurism.
13. OwnerEmaar Properties.
14. Cost$1.5 Billion USD.
15. Main contractorSamsung C&T.
16. Structural engineerBill Baker.
17. Old name or Alternative nameBurj Dubai or, Khalifa Tower.
18. CountryThe United Arab Emirates.
19. Floor AreaThe Floor area of the tower is 309,473 m².
20. Led Designer Adrian Smith
21. Designer CompanySkidmore, Owings & Merrill
22. Primary StructureReinforced Concrete
23. Tip StructureStructural Steel
24. Workers Involved In Construction10,000 – 12,000
25. Worker Dead During Construction1
26. Apartments In The Building900
27. Total Hotel Rooms In The Building304
28. Total Work Hour To Construct22 Crore Hours
29. Average Monthly Worker Paid For ConstructionUS$190





  3. Burj Khalifa Construction Timeline  

 January 2004 Excavation work was started
 February 2004 Piling work was started
 March 2005 Superstructure work was started
 June 2006 Storey 50 was reached
 January 2007 Storey 100 was reached
 March 2007 Storey 110 was reached
 April 2007 Storey 120 was reached
 May 2007 Storey 130 was reached
 July 2007 Storey 141 was reached
(world’s tallest building )
 September  2007 Storey 150 was reached
(world’s tallest free-standing  structure )
 April 2008 Storey 160 was reached
(world’s tallest man-made  structure )
 January 2009Completion of spire
Burj Khalifa tops out
 September  2009 Exterior cladding work was completed
 January 2010 The official launching ceremony was held




  4. Burj Khalifa Floor Details  


156–159Communication and broadcast
149–154Corporate suites
148At the Top Sky observatory
139–147Corporate suites
125–135Corporate suites
124At the Top observatory
123Sky lobby
122At.mosphere restaurant
111–121Corporate suites
76Sky lobby
43Sky lobby
38–39Armani Hotel suites
9–16Armani Residences
1–8Armani Hotel
GroundArmani Hotel, Lobby
ConcourseArmani Hotel, Lobby
B1–B2Parking, mechanical


This was for the How Tall is the Burj Khalifa?




  5. References  

1. Wikipedia

2. Official Website of Burj Khalifa

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