List of tallest structures in the world


List of tallest structures in the world
In 1974, the Warsaw radio tower was erected, at 646.38 m (2,121 ft) becoming the tallest structure in the world of its time. It collapsed in 1991 because an error occurred in exchanging the guy-wires

This article lists the tallest human-constructed structures, past and present, of any type. The tallest is the Burj Khalifa skyscraper at 829.84 m (2,723 ft), but most of the structures listed are television broadcasting masts, followed by a mix of the taller tower-type structures (e.g. the CN Tower) and the taller high-rise buildings (like Willis Tower). Scattered among these other structures include oil platforms, electrical towers, bridge towers, etc. List is organized by absolute height since it includes many different classes of structures. For more lists, see List of tallest buildings and structures in the world, List of tallest freestanding structures in the world and List of tallest buildings in the world.

This list includes quite a few guyed masts. A guyed mast is a man-made support structure, commonly used on sailing ships as support for sails, or on land as a radio mast used to support telecommunication equipment such as radio antennas ("aerials" in the UK).

For lower heights, see:

  • List of tallest structures in the world – 400 to 500 metres
  • List of tallest structures in the world – 300 to 400 metres

Contents

Terminology

Outside of the electronics industry there is often ambiguity between the terms tower and mast. A tower is a self-supporting or cantilevered structure, while a mast is stabilised by stays or guys. Both towers and masts provide limited occupied floor space and are non-building structures, as opposed to regular buildings which have greater floor space for occupancy. The terminology is further confused through misuse. Skyscrapers are often referred to as towers and some towers use the term mast. Ironically, skyscraper has some etymology from references to high sailboat masts.

List by height

Note: A minimum height limit of 500 metres (1,640 ft) for notable structures is used for practical purposes to keep the list to a reasonable length. List of tallest structures in the world - 300 to 400 metres and List of tallest structures in the world - 400 to 500 metres contain lower structures.
  • Likely structures still missing from this list include masts used for the Russian navigation system RSDN-20.
  • Structures no longer standing are in italics.
  • For all structures the pinnacle height is given, so the height of skyscrapers may differ from the values at List of skyscrapers.
  • Most of the taller masts are located in the United States (indicated by colour), where a prevalence of masts of around 2,000 feet (610 m) in height is the result of special rules in that country limiting structures and objects taller than 2,000 feet (610 m).
  • Structures under construction are included in main list if its current height is over 500 metres (1,640 ft)
  • Tension-leg platforms are not included.

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

Name Pinnacle height Year Structural type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
1 Burj Khalifa 2,722.57 feet 829.84 m 2009 Skyscraper Office, hotel, residential United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates Dubai The world's tallest man-made structure 25°11′50.0″N 55°16′26.6″E / 25.19722°N 55.274056°E / 25.19722; 55.274056 (Burj Dubai)
2 Warsaw Radio Mast 2,121 feet 646.4 m 1974 Guyed mast LF-transmission Poland Poland Gąbin-Konstantynów, Masovian Voivodeship insulated; collapsed on August 8, 1991 during guy wire exchange 52°22′3.74″N 19°48′8.73″E / 52.3677056°N 19.802425°E / 52.3677056; 19.802425 (Warsaw Radio Mast)
3 Tokyo Sky Tree 2,080 feet 634.0 m[1] 2011 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF transmission  Japan Tokyo under construction, topped out at March 18, 2011, tallest structure in Japan 35°42′36.5″N 139°48′39″E / 35.710139°N 139.81083°E / 35.710139; 139.81083 (Tokyo Sky Tree)
4 KVLY-TV mast 2,063 feet 628.8 m 1963 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Blanchard, North Dakota World's tallest mast 47°20′31.85″N 97°17′21.13″W / 47.3421806°N 97.2892028°W / 47.3421806; -97.2892028 (KVLY-TV mast)
5 KXJB-TV mast 2,060 feet 627.8 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Galesburg, North Dakota rebuilt after collapses on February 14, 1968 and on April 6, 1997 47°16′45″N 97°20′27″W / 47.27917°N 97.34083°W / 47.27917; -97.34083 (KXJB-TV mast)
6 KXTV/KOVR Tower 2,049 feet 624.5 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Walnut Grove, California Tallest structure in California 38°14′23.2″N 121°30′05.7″W / 38.239778°N 121.501583°W / 38.239778; -121.501583 (KXTV/KOVR Tower)
7 Canton Tower 2,001 feet 610 m 2009 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF transmission China China Guangzhou Topped-out in early-2010, tallest structure in China 23°06′32.55″N 113°19′9.29″E / 23.1090417°N 113.3192472°E / 23.1090417; 113.3192472 (Canton Tower)
8 Petronius Platform 2,001 feet 610 m 2000 Offshore platform Oil drilling United StatesU.S. 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
9 KATV Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1960s Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Redfield, Arkansas was the tallest structure in Arkansas, collapsed on January 11, 2008 34°28′24.0″N 92°12′11″W / 34.47333°N 92.20306°W / 34.47333; -92.20306 (KATV Tower)
10 KCAU TV Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1965 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Sioux City, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal)[2] 42°35′11.0″N 96°13′57″W / 42.58639°N 96.2325°W / 42.58639; -96.2325 (KCAU TV Tower)
11 WECT TV6 Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1969 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Colly Township, North Carolina Tallest structure in North Carolina 34°34′44.0″N 78°26′12″W / 34.57889°N 78.43667°W / 34.57889; -78.43667 (WECT TV6 Tower)
12 WHO-TV, KDIN-TV,WOI-FM Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1972 Guyed mast VHF-TV, FM radio transmission United StatesU.S. Alleman, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal); also known as the LocalTV LLC Tower 41°48′33.0″N 93°36′53″W / 41.80917°N 93.61472°W / 41.80917; -93.61472 (WHO-TV, KDIN-TV,WOI-FM Tower)
13 Des Moines Hearst-Argyle Television Tower Alleman 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1974 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Alleman, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal) 41°48′35.0″N 93°37′17″W / 41.80972°N 93.62139°W / 41.80972; -93.62139 (Des Moines Hearst-Argyle Television Tower Alleman)
14 WEAU-Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1966 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Fairchild, Wisconsin Was the tallest structure in Wisconsin -- Collapsed during ice & wind storm on March 22, 2011 44°39′50.0″N 90°57′41″W / 44.66389°N 90.96139°W / 44.66389; -90.96139 (WEAU-Tower)
15 Diversified Communications Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Floyd Dale, South Carolina Tallest structure in S Carolina (equal) 34°22′03.0″N 79°19′48″W / 34.3675°N 79.33°W / 34.3675; -79.33 (Diversified Communications Tower)
16 AFLAC Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Rowley, Iowa Tallest structure in Iowa (equal) 42°24′02.0″N 91°50′37″W / 42.40056°N 91.84361°W / 42.40056; -91.84361 (AFLAC Tower)
17 WBTV-Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Dallas, North Carolina Tallest structure in N Carolina (equal) 35°21′51.0″N 81°11′12″W / 35.36417°N 81.18667°W / 35.36417; -81.18667 (WBTV-Tower)
17½ KTVO-TV Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m N/A Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Missouri Collapsed June 2, 1988 40°31′47″N 92°26′29″W / 40.52972°N 92.44139°W / 40.52972; -92.44139 (KTVO)
18 Hearst-Argyle Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
19 WTTO Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Windham Springs, Alabama Tallest structure in Alabama 33°28′51.0″N 87°24′03″W / 33.48083°N 87.40083°W / 33.48083; -87.40083 (WTTO Tower)
20 WCSC-Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Awendaw, South Carolina Tallest structure in S Carolina (equal) 32°55′29.0″N 79°41′57″W / 32.92472°N 79.69917°W / 32.92472; -79.69917 (WCSC-Tower)
21 KTVE-Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Bolding, Arkansas also known as SpectraSite Tower Bolding, it is the tallest structure in Arkansas 33°04′41.0″N 92°13′41″W / 33.07806°N 92.22806°W / 33.07806; -92.22806 (KTVE-Tower)
22 WCTV Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Metcalf, Georgia Tallest structure in Georgia 30°40′14.0″N 83°56′26″W / 30.67056°N 83.94056°W / 30.67056; -83.94056 (WCTV Tower)
23 WCIX/CH6 TV Mast 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1992 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Homestead, Florida collapsed during Hurricane Andrew in 1992, rebuilt at 1993 with height reduction to 538.6 m 25°32′25.0″N 80°28′6″W / 25.54028°N 80.46833°W / 25.54028; -80.46833 (WCIX TV Tower)
24 TV Alabama Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1996 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Windham Springs, Alabama Tallest structure in Alabama 33°28′48.0″N 87°25′50″W / 33.48°N 87.43056°W / 33.48; -87.43056 (TV Alabama Tower)
25 KDLT Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Rowena, South Dakota Tallest structure in South Dakota 43°30′18.0″N 96°33′23″W / 43.505°N 96.55639°W / 43.505; -96.55639 (KDLT Tower)
26 KMOS TV Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Syracuse, Missouri Tallest structure in Missouri; also called Rohn Tower. 38°37′36.0″N 92°52′04″W / 38.62667°N 92.86778°W / 38.62667; -92.86778 (KMOS TV Tower)
27 Liberman Broadcasting Tower Era 2,000 feet 609.6 m 2006 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
28 Winnie Cumulus Broadcasting Tower 2,000 feet 609.6 m 2005 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Winnie, Texas Tallest structure in Texas (equal)[3] 29°56′09.8″N 94°30′39.4″W / 29.936056°N 94.510944°W / 29.936056; -94.510944 (Winnie Cumulus Broadcasting Tower)
29 WRAL HDTV Mast 2,000 feet 609.5 m 1991 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Auburn, North Carolina rebuilt after collapse of 2 masts with a height of 609.3 m 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)
30 Perry Broadcasting Tower 2,000 feet 609.5 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
31 KY3 Tower[4] 1,999 feet 609.4 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Fordland, Missouri 37°10′26.0″N 92°56′28.1″W / 37.17389°N 92.941139°W / 37.17389; -92.941139 (KY3 Tower)
32 SpectraSite Tower Thomasville[4] 1,999 feet 609.4 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
33 Pegasus Broadcasting Tower[4] 1,999 feet 609.4 m Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Metcalf, Georgia 30°40′52.0″N 83°58′21″W / 30.68111°N 83.9725°W / 30.68111; -83.9725
34 KLDE Tower[4] 1,999 feet 609.3 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Liverpool, Texas also known as Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower, TX 29°17′17.0″N 95°13′54″W / 29.28806°N 95.23167°W / 29.28806; -95.23167 (KLDE Tower)
35 WCKW/KSTE-Tower[4] 1,999 feet 609.3 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Vacherie, Louisiana Tallest structure in Louisiana; also known as Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower, LA. 29°57′11.0″N 90°43′26″W / 29.95306°N 90.72389°W / 29.95306; -90.72389 (WCKW/KSTE-Tower)
36 American Towers Tower Elkhart[4] 1,999 feet 609.3 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Elkhart, Iowa 41°49′48.0″N 93°36′54.6″W / 41.83°N 93.615167°W / 41.83; -93.615167 (American Towers Tower Elkhart)
37 Salem Radio Properties Tower[4] 1,999 feet 609.3 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
38 Stowell Cumulus Broadcasting Tower[5] 1,999 feet 609.3 m  ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
39 WLBT Tower 1,998 feet 609 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
40 KYTV Tower 2[4] 1,996 feet 608.4 m 1973 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
41 SpectraSite Tower Raymond[4] 1,996 feet 608.4 m Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Raymond, Mississippi 32°12′11.9″N 90°23′34.8″W / 32.203306°N 90.393°W / 32.203306; -90.393 (SpectraSite Tower Raymond)
42 Hoyt Radio Tower[4] 1,996 feet 608.38 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
43 Service Broadcasting Tower Decatur[4] 1,995 feet 608.1 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Decatur, Texas 33°23′12.0″N 97°33′58″W / 33.38667°N 97.56611°W / 33.38667; -97.56611 (Service Broadcasting Tower Decatur)
44 WTVD Tower[4] 1,994 feet 607.8 m 1978 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Auburn, North Carolina 35°40′06.0″N 78°31′58″W / 35.66833°N 78.53278°W / 35.66833; -78.53278 (WTVD Tower)
45 Channel 40 Tower[4] 1,994 feet 607.8 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Walnut Grove, California 38°16′21.4″N 121°30′21.6″W / 38.272611°N 121.506°W / 38.272611; -121.506 (Channel 40 Tower)
46 Liberman Broadcasting Tower Devers[4] 1,994 feet 607.7 m 2006 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
47 KHYS Tower 1,992 feet 607.2 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Devers, Texas dismantled 30°03′07.0″N 94°31′39″W / 30.05194°N 94.5275°W / 30.05194; -94.5275 (KHYS Tower)
48 Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Devers[4] 1,992 feet 607 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Devers, Texas 30°03′06.0″N 94°31′38″W / 30.05167°N 94.52722°W / 30.05167; -94.52722 (Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Devers)
49 Media General Tower[4] 1,992 feet 607 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Awendaw, South Carolina 32°56′25.0″N 79°41′44″W / 32.94028°N 79.69556°W / 32.94028; -79.69556 (Media General Tower)
50 Eastern North Carolina Broadcasting Tower[4] 1,989 feet 606.2 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Trenton, North Carolina 35°06′16.0″N 77°20′11″W / 35.10444°N 77.33639°W / 35.10444; -77.33639 (Eastern North Carolina Broadcasting Tower)
51 WNCN Tower[6] 1,989 feet 606.2 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Garner, North Carolina 35°40′29.0″N 78°31′39.0″W / 35.67472°N 78.5275°W / 35.67472; -78.5275 (WNCN Tower)
52 KELO TV Tower[7] 1,985 feet 605 m 1974 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Rowena, South Dakota 43°31′07.0″N 96°32′06″W / 43.51861°N 96.535°W / 43.51861; -96.535 (KELO TV Tower)
53 WITN Tower[4] 1,985 feet 605 m 1979 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Grifton, North Carolina also known as Gray Television Tower 35°21′56.0″N 77°23′37.0″W / 35.36556°N 77.39361°W / 35.36556; -77.39361 (WITN Tower)
54 Noe Corp Tower[4] 1,984 feet 604.7 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Columbia, Louisiana 32°11′51.0″N 92°04′14″W / 32.1975°N 92.07056°W / 32.1975; -92.07056 (Noe Corp Tower)
55 Pappas Telecasting Tower[4] 1,980 feet 603.6 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Plymouth County, Iowa 42°35′12.0″N 96°13′19.0″W / 42.58667°N 96.22194°W / 42.58667; -96.22194 (Pappas Telecasting Tower)
56 KHOU-TV Tower 1,975 feet 602 m 1992 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Missouri City, Texas 29°33′41.0″N 95°30′05″W / 29.56139°N 95.50139°W / 29.56139; -95.50139 (KHOU-TV Tower)
57 Richland Towers Tower Missouri City 1,973 feet 601.3 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Missouri City, Texas 29°34′16.0″N 95°30′38″W / 29.57111°N 95.51056°W / 29.57111; -95.51056 (Richland Towers Tower Missouri City)
58 Abraj Al Bait Hotel Tower 1,972 feet 601 m 2011 Skyscraper Hotel, residential Saudi Arabia Saudi Arabia Mecca under construction, topped-out; 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)
59 Senior Road Tower 1,971 feet 600.7 m 1983 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Missouri City, Texas 29°34′35.0″N 95°30′37″W / 29.57639°N 95.51028°W / 29.57639; -95.51028 (Senior Road Tower)
60 KTRK-TV Tower[8] 1,970 feet 600.5 m 1982 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Missouri City, Texas 29°34′28.0″N 95°29′38″W / 29.57444°N 95.49389°W / 29.57444; -95.49389 (KTRK-TV Tower)
61 Houston Tower Joint Venture Tower[4] 1,970 feet 600.5 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Missouri City, Texas 29°34′07.0″N 95°29′58″W / 29.56861°N 95.49944°W / 29.56861; -95.49944 (Houston Tower Joint Venture Tower)
62 American Towers Tower Missouri City[4] 1,970 feet 600.5 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
63 Fox-TV Tower[4] 1,970 feet 600.4 m 1982 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Missouri City, Texas 29°34′29.0″N 95°29′38″W / 29.57472°N 95.49389°W / 29.57472; -95.49389 (Fox-TV Tower)
64 Mississippi Telecasting Tower[4] 1,969 feet 600 m 1982 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Inverness, Mississippi 33°22′23.0″N 90°32′25″W / 33.37306°N 90.54028°W / 33.37306; -90.54028 (Mississippi Telecasting Tower)
65 WCNC-TV Tower[9] 1,969 feet 600 m 1992 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
66 Capstar Radio Tower[4] 1,969 feet 600 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF transmission United StatesU.S. Middlesex, North Carolina 35°49′54.0″N 78°08′49″W / 35.83167°N 78.14694°W / 35.83167; -78.14694 (Capstar Radio Tower)

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

Name Pinnacle height Year Structural type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
67 KDUH/CH4 TV Mast 1,965 feet 599 m 1969 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Hemingford, Nebraska collapsed on September 24, 2003 42°10′21.0″N 103°13′59″W / 42.1725°N 103.23306°W / 42.1725; -103.23306 (KDUH/CH4 TV Mast)
68 American Towers Tower Liverpool[4] 1,963 feet 598.3 m 1992 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
69 Media General Tower Dillon[4] 1,962 feet 598 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Dillon, South Carolina 34°22′05.0″N 79°19′20″W / 34.36806°N 79.32222°W / 34.36806; -79.32222 (Media General Tower Dillon)
70 Duffy-Shamrock Joint Venture Tower[4] 1,960 feet 597.4 m 1990 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
71 AMFM Tower Collinsville[4] 1,960 feet 597.4 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Collinsville, Texas 33°33′37.0″N 96°57′35″W / 33.56028°N 96.95972°W / 33.56028; -96.95972 (AMFM Tower Collinsville)
72 KOLR/KOZK Tower[4] 1,960 feet 597.3 m (orig. 609.6 m) 1971 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Fordland, Missouri also known as KYTV Tower 1, was 37°10′11.0″N 92°56′31″W / 37.16972°N 92.94194°W / 37.16972; -92.94194 (KOLR/KOZK Tower)
73 Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Winnabow[4] 1,954 feet 595.6 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Winnabow, North Carolina 34°07′54.0″N 78°11′16″W / 34.13167°N 78.18778°W / 34.13167; -78.18778 (Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Winnabow)
74 Spectra Site Communications Tower Robertsdale[4] 1,944 feet 592.6 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Robertsdale, Alabama 30°36′41.0″N 87°36′26.4″W / 30.61139°N 87.607333°W / 30.61139; -87.607333 (Spectra Site Communications Tower Robertsdale)
75 CBC Real Estate Co. Inc Tower[4] 1,944 feet 592.4 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
76 Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Grady[4] 1,935 feet 589.8 m 1977 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Grady, Alabama 31°58′29.0″N 86°09′44″W / 31.97472°N 86.16222°W / 31.97472; -86.16222 (Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Grady)
77 American Towers Tower Columbia[4] 1,929 feet 587.9 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
78 Sonsinger Management Tower[4] 1,928 feet 587.6 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Splendora, Texas also known as KKHT Radio Mast 30°13′54.0″N 95°07′27″W / 30.23167°N 95.12417°W / 30.23167; -95.12417 (Sonsinger Management Tower)
79 Cedar Rapids TV Tower[4] 1,927 feet 587.3 m 1974 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Walker City, Iowa 42°18′59.0″N 91°51′31″W / 42.31639°N 91.85861°W / 42.31639; -91.85861 (Cedar Rapids TV Tower)
80 Channel 6 Tower Eddy[4] 1,924 feet 586.4 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Eddy, Texas 31°16′25.0″N 97°13′15″W / 31.27361°N 97.22083°W / 31.27361; -97.22083 (Channel 6 Tower Eddy)
81 Entravision Texas Tower[4] 1,920 feet 585.2 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Greenwood, Texas 33°26′13.0″N 97°29′06″W / 33.43694°N 97.485°W / 33.43694; -97.485 (Entravision Texas Tower)
82 Multimedia Associates Tower[4] 1,916 feet 584 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Rio Grande City, Texas 26°31′02.0″N 98°39′08″W / 26.51722°N 98.65222°W / 26.51722; -98.65222 (Multimedia Associates Tower)
83 American Towers Tower Randleman 1,910 feet 582.3 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Randleman, North Carolina 35°52′13.5″N 79°50′24″W / 35.870417°N 79.84°W / 35.870417; -79.84 (American Towers Tower Randleman)
84 KTUL Tower Coweta 1,909 feet 581.8 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Coweta, Oklahoma 35°58′08.0″N 95°36′56″W / 35.96889°N 95.61556°W / 35.96889; -95.61556 (KTUL Tower Coweta)
85 American Towers Tower Robertsdale 1,903 feet 579.9 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
86 Baldpate Platform 1,902 feet 579.7 m 1998 Offshore platform Oil drilling United StatesU.S. Garden Banks, Gulf of Mexico Located appr.120 mi (193 km) off the Louisiana coast
87 WDJR-FM Tower 1,901 feet 579.42 m 1978 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Bethlehem, Florida Tallest structure in Florida 30°55′12.0″N 85°44′30″W / 30.92°N 85.74167°W / 30.92; -85.74167 (WDJR-FM Tower)
88 Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Redfield 1,889 feet 578.8 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Redfield, Arkansas 34°26′31.0″N 92°13′04″W / 34.44194°N 92.21778°W / 34.44194; -92.21778 (Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Redfield)
89 WFMY Tower[10] 1,889 feet 575.9 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Greensboro, North Carolina 35°52′13.5″N 79°50′24″W / 35.870417°N 79.84°W / 35.870417; -79.84 (WFMY Tower)
90 Cox Radio Tower 1,879 feet 572.8 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Shepherd, Texas 30°32′07.0″N 95°01′05″W / 30.53528°N 95.01806°W / 30.53528; -95.01806 (Cox Radio Tower)
91 Media General Tower Spanish Fort 1,879 feet 572.7 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Spanish Fort, Alabama 30°41′21.0″N 87°49′49″W / 30.68917°N 87.83028°W / 30.68917; -87.83028 (Media General Tower Spanish Fort)
92 WFTV Tower Saint Cloud 1,874 feet 571.1 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Saint Cloud, Florida 28°16′45.3″N 81°01′24″W / 28.27925°N 81.02333°W / 28.27925; -81.02333 (WFTV)
93 Capstar Radio Operating Gray Court Tower[citation needed] 1,861 feet 567.1 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Gray Court, South Carolina demolished, not in FCC-list any more
94 KLKN Tower 1,854 feet 565.1 m 1965 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Genoa, Nebraska 41°32′28.0″N 97°40′46″W / 41.54111°N 97.67944°W / 41.54111; -97.67944 (KLKN Tower)
95 Pinnacle Towers Tower Princeton 1,842 feet 561.3 m 1993 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Princeton, Florida 25°32′25.0″N 80°28′06″W / 25.54028°N 80.46833°W / 25.54028; -80.46833 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Princeton)
96 WTVJ Tower Princeton 1,841 feet 561.1 m 1993 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Princeton, Florida 25°32′25.0″N 80°28′06″W / 25.54028°N 80.46833°W / 25.54028; -80.46833 (WTVJ Tower Princeton)
97 Pappas Partnership Stations Tower Gretna[citation needed] 1,836 feet 559.6 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Gretna, Nebraska 41°04′15.9″N 96°13′32.3″W / 41.071083°N 96.225639°W / 41.071083; -96.225639
98 KBIM Tower 1,834 feet 559.02 m 1965 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Roswell, New Mexico 33°03′20.0″N 103°49′14″W / 33.05556°N 103.82056°W / 33.05556; -103.82056 (KBIM Tower)
99 Tulsa Tower Joint Venture Tower Oneta 1,834 feet 559 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Oneta, Oklahoma 36°01′15.0″N 95°40′33″W / 36.02083°N 95.67583°W / 36.02083; -95.67583 (Tulsa Tower Joint Venture Tower Oneta)
100 KTBS Tower 1826 ft 556.5 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United States U.S. Shreveport, Louisiana 32°41′7″N 93°56′1″W / 32.68528°N 93.93361°W / 32.68528; -93.93361 (KTBS Tower)
101 CN Tower 1,814 feet 553 m 1976 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF-transmission Canada Canada Toronto, Ontario 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)

Name Pinnacle height Year Structural type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
102 SBA Towers Tower Hayneville 1,797 feet 547.7 m 1989 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
102 Channel 32 Limited Partnership Tower 1,797 feet 547.7 m 1990 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Hayneville, Alabama 32°08′31.0″N 86°44′42.0″W / 32.14194°N 86.745°W / 32.14194; -86.745 (Channel 32 Limited Partnership Tower)
104 KATC Tower Kaplan 1,793 feet 546.6 m 1978 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Kaplan, Louisiana 30°02′20.0″N 92°22′15″W / 30.03889°N 92.37083°W / 30.03889; -92.37083 (KATC Tower Kaplan)
104 Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Egypt 1,793 feet 546.5 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Egypt, Arkansas 35°53′22.0″N 90°56′08″W / 35.88944°N 90.93556°W / 35.88944; -90.93556 (Cosmos Broadcasting Tower Egypt)
106 Raycom Media Tower Mooringsport 1,791 feet 545.8 m 1975 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Mooringsport, Louisiana 32°40′29.0″N 93°56′01″W / 32.67472°N 93.93361°W / 32.67472; -93.93361 (Raycom Media Tower Mooringsport)
107 Pinnacle Towers Tower Mooringsport 1,781 feet 542.8 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Mooringsport, Louisiana 32°39′58.0″N 93°55′59″W / 32.66611°N 93.93306°W / 32.66611; -93.93306 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Mooringsport)
108 Bold Springs Salem Radio Properties Tower 1,779 feet 542.2 m 2005 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Bold Springs, Georgia 33°52′02.3″N 83°49′44″W / 33.867306°N 83.82889°W / 33.867306; -83.82889 (Bold Springs Salem Radio Properties Tower)
109 Branch Young Broadcasting Tower 1775& ft 541 m  ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United States U.S. Branch, Louisiana 30°19′18″N 92°16′58″W / 30.32167°N 92.28278°W / 30.32167; -92.28278 (Branch Young Broadcasting Tower)
110 Ostankino Tower 1,772 feet 540.1 m 1967 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF-transmission Russia 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)
110 KLFY TV Tower Maxie 1,772 feet 540.1 m 1970 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Maxie, Louisiana 30°19′21.0″N 92°22′40″W / 30.3225°N 92.37778°W / 30.3225; -92.37778 (KLFY TV Tower Maxie)
112 American Towers Tower Eglin[4] 1,766 feet 538.3 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 29045, 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)
112 Cusseta Richland Towers Tower[4] 1,766 feet 538.2 m 2005 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
114 Cox Radio Tower Flowery Branch[4] 1,765 feet 537.9 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Flowery Branch, Georgia 34°07′32.0″N 83°51′32″W / 34.12556°N 83.85889°W / 34.12556; -83.85889 (Cox Radio Tower Flowery Branch)
115 Alabama Telecasters Tower[4] 1,757 feet 535.5 m 1995 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Gordonsville, Alabama 32°08′58.0″N 86°46′51″W / 32.14944°N 86.78083°W / 32.14944; -86.78083 (Alabama Telecasters Tower)
116 WIMZ-FM-Tower 1,752 feet 534.01 m 1963 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Knoxville, Tennessee also known as WBIR TV-mast, World's tallest structure, 1963 36°08′05.49″N 83°43′28.01″W / 36.1348583°N 83.7244472°W / 36.1348583; -83.7244472 (WIMZ-FM-Tower)
117 Capitol Broadcasting Tower Broadway 1,749 feet 533.1 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Broadway, North Carolina dismantled 35°30′45.0″N 78°58′40″W / 35.5125°N 78.97778°W / 35.5125; -78.97778 (Capitol Broadcasting Tower Broadway)
117 Capitol Broadcasting Tower Columbia 1,749 feet 533.1 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Columbia, North Carolina 35°30′44.0″N 78°58′41″W / 35.51222°N 78.97806°W / 35.51222; -78.97806 (Capitol Broadcasting Tower Columbia)
117 WTVM/WRBL-TV & WVRK-FM Tower 1,749 feet 533 m 1962 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Cusseta, Georgia also known as WTVM TV Mast, World's tallest structure, 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)
120 WAVE-Mast 1,739 feet 530.05 m 1990 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. La Grange, Kentucky 38°27′23.0″N 85°25′28″W / 38.45639°N 85.42444°W / 38.45639; -85.42444 (WAVE-Mast)
120 Moody Centex Television Tower 1,739 ft 530 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United States U.S. Moody, Texas 31°20′16″N 97°18′37″W / 31.33778°N 97.31028°W / 31.33778; -97.31028 (Moody Centex Television Tower)
122 Louisiana Television Broadcasting Tower Sunshine 1,737 feet 529.4 m 1972 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Sunshine, Louisiana 30°17′49.0″N 91°11′37″W / 30.29694°N 91.19361°W / 30.29694; -91.19361 (Louisiana Television Broadcasting Tower Sunshine)
123 Bullwinkle Platform 1,736 feet 529.1 m 1989 Offshore platform Oil drilling United States U.S. Manatee Field, Gulf of Mexico Located appr. 160 miles (260 km) southwest of New Orleans
124 Pinnacle Towers Tower Addis 1,735 feet 528.8 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Addis, Louisiana 30°19′35.0″N 91°16′36″W / 30.32639°N 91.27667°W / 30.32639; -91.27667 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Addis)
125 Richland Towers Tower Cedar Hill 1,731 feet 527.6 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
126 Willis Tower 1,730 feet 527.3 m 1974 Skyscraper Office, observation, UHF/VHF-transmission United States U.S. Chicago, Illinois 41°52′44.1″N 87°38′10.2″W / 41.878917°N 87.636167°W / 41.878917; -87.636167 (Sears Tower)
127 World Trade Center, Tower 1 1,727 feet 526.3 m 1973 Skyscraper Office, UHF/VHF-transmission United States U.S. New York City destroyed on September 11, 2001 40°42′42″N 74°0′45″W / 40.71167°N 74.0125°W / 40.71167; -74.0125 (World Trade Center)
128 WAFB Tower Baton Rouge 1,725 feet 525.8 m 1965 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Baton Rouge, Louisiana 30°21′59.0″N 91°12′47″W / 30.36639°N 91.21306°W / 30.36639; -91.21306 (WAFB Tower Baton Rouge)
129 WAEO Tower 1,721 feet 524.5 m 1966 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Starks, Wisconsin destroyed on November 17, 1968 at aircraft collision
130 Media Venture Tower[4] 1,714 feet 522.5 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Fincher, Florida 30°40′07.0″N 83°58′10″W / 30.66861°N 83.96944°W / 30.66861; -83.96944 (Media Venture Tower)
130 Media Venture Management Tower Fincher[4] 1,714 feet 522.5 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Fincher, Florida
130 Orlando Hearst Argyle Television Tower[4] 1,714 feet 522.5 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Orange City, Florida Height today 510.5 metres 28°56′16.0″N 81°18′57.0″W / 28.93778°N 81.31583°W / 28.93778; -81.31583 (Orlando Hearst Argyle Television Tower)
130 Pinnacle Towers Tower Moody[4] 1,714 feet 522.4 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Moody, Texas 31°18′54.0″N 97°19′37″W / 31.315°N 97.32694°W / 31.315; -97.32694 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Moody)
134 Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Rosinton[4] 1,707 feet 520.3 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Rosinton, Alabama
134 Pacific and Southern Company Tower Lugoff[4] 1,707 feet 520.2 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Lugoff, South Carolina 34°05′50.0″N 80°45′50″W / 34.09722°N 80.76389°W / 34.09722; -80.76389 (Pacific and Southern Company Tower Lugoff)
136 Young Broadcasting Tower Garden City[4] 1,705 feet 519.7 m 1978 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Garden City, South Dakota 44°57′56.0″N 97°35′23″W / 44.96556°N 97.58972°W / 44.96556; -97.58972 (Young Broadcasting Tower Garden City)
136 Gray Television Tower Carlos[4] 1,705 feet 519.7 m 1983 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Carlos, Texas 30°33′17.0″N 96°01′52″W / 30.55472°N 96.03111°W / 30.55472; -96.03111 (Gray Television Tower Carlos)
138 South Dakota Public Broadcasting Network Tower[4] 1,695 feet 516.7 m 1974 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Faith, South Dakota 45°03′14.0″N 102°15′49″W / 45.05389°N 102.26361°W / 45.05389; -102.26361 (South Dakota Public Broadcasting Network Tower)
138 Spectra Site Communications Tower Orange City[4] 1,695 feet 516.6 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Orange City, Florida Height reduced to 512.7 metres 28°55′11.1″N 81°19′07″W / 28.91975°N 81.31861°W / 28.91975; -81.31861 (Spectra Site Communications Tower Orange City)
138 Christmas Brown Road Tower[4] 1,695 feet 516.6 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Christmas, Florida 28°36′36.0″N 81°03′34.0″W / 28.61°N 81.05944°W / 28.61; -81.05944 (Christmas Brown Road Tower)
141 Gray Television Tower Madill[4] 1,694 feet 516.3 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Madill, Oklahoma 34°01′58.0″N 96°48′01″W / 34.03278°N 96.80028°W / 34.03278; -96.80028 (Gray Television Tower Madill)
142 American Tower Christmas[4] 1,684 feet 513.3 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Christmas, Florida 28°34′53.0″N 81°04′29″W / 28.58139°N 81.07472°W / 28.58139; -81.07472 (American Tower Christmas)
143 Richland Towers Bithlo[4] 1,682 feet 512.7 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
143 Northland Television Tower Rhinelander[4] 1,682 feet 512.6 m 1979 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Rhinelander, Wisconsin 45°40′03.0″N 89°12′29″W / 45.6675°N 89.20806°W / 45.6675; -89.20806 (Northland Television Tower Rhinelander)
145 Gray Television Tower Moody[4] 1,679 feet 511.8 m 1978 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Moody, Texas 31°19′20.0″N 97°19′03″W / 31.32222°N 97.3175°W / 31.32222; -97.3175 (Gray Television Tower Moody)
146 KFVS TV Mast 1,677 feet 511.1 m 1960 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Cape Girardeau County, Missouri World's tallest structure, 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)
147 Taipei 101 1,671 feet 509.2 m 2004 Skyscraper Office, observation, UHF/VHF-transmission Republic of China Taiwan Taipei 25°02′01″N 121°33′52″E / 25.03361°N 121.56444°E / 25.03361; 121.56444 (Taipei 101)
148 Cox Radio Tower Verna 1,667 feet 508.1 m 1994 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
148 WMTW TV Mast 1,667 feet 508.1 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Baldwin, Maine 43°50′44.0″N 70°45′41″W / 43.84556°N 70.76139°W / 43.84556; -70.76139 (WMTW TV Mast)
150 American Towers Tower Cedar Hill[4] 1,661 feet 506.2 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Cedar Hill, Texas 32°35′20.0″N 96°58′05.9″W / 32.58889°N 96.968306°W / 32.58889; -96.968306 (American Towers Tower Cedar Hill)
151 American Towers Tower Oklahoma City[4] 1,647 feet 502 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. 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)
152 University of North Carolina Tower[4] 1,642 feet 500.5 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission United StatesU.S. Columbia, North Carolina 35°54′01.0″N 76°20′44″W / 35.90028°N 76.34556°W / 35.90028; -76.34556 (University of North Carolina Tower)

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

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

Name Planned pinnacle height Expected year
of completion
Structural type Country Town
Pingan International Finance Centre 648 metres (2,126 ft) 2015 Skyscraper China China Shenzhen Lotte Jamsil Super Tower
Shanghai Tower 632 metres (2,073 ft) 2014 Skyscraper China China Shanghai
Goldin Finance 117 596.6 metres (1,957 ft) 2015 Skyscraper China China Tianjin
Busan Jamsil Super Tower 555.7 metres (1,823 ft) 2015 Skyscraper South Korea South Korea Seoul
1 World Trade Center 541 metres (1,776 ft) 2013 Skyscraper United States United States New York City
Busan Lotte World Tower 510.1 metres (1,674 ft) 2016 Skyscraper South Korea South Korea Busan
Tianjin R&F Guangdong Tower[11][12] 500 metres (1,640 ft) 2015 Skyscraper China China Tianjin

List by continent

Current

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

Continent Structure Height Year[13] Country
Asia Burj Khalifa 828 m (2,717 ft) 2009 United Arab Emirates United Arab Emirates
Africa Nador transmitter 380 m (1,247 ft)  ?? Morocco Morocco
North America KVLY-TV mast 629 m (2,064 ft) 1963 United States United States
South America Orinoco River Crossing 240 m (787 ft)  ?? Venezuela Venezuela
Europe Ostankino Tower 540 m (1,772 ft) 1967 Russia Russia
Australia VLF Transmitter Woodside 432 m (1,417 ft) 1971 Australia Australia
Oceania VLF transmitter Lualualei 458 m (1,503 ft) 1972 United States United States (Hawaii)

All time

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

Continent Structure Height Year[13] Country
Asia Burj Khalifa 828 m (2,717 ft) 2009 United Arab EmiratesUnited Arab Emirates
Africa OMEGA transmitter Chabrier 428 m (1,404 ft) 1976 France Réunion (France)
North America KVLY-TV mast 629 m (2,064 ft) 1963 United States United States
South America Omega Tower Trelew 366 m (1,201 ft) 1971 Argentina Argentina
Europe Warsaw radio mast 646 m (2,119 ft) 1974 Poland Poland
Oceania VLF transmitter Lualualei 458 m (1,503 ft) 1972 United States United States (Hawaii)

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