List of tallest structures – 400 to 500 metres

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In 1974, when the Warsaw radio tower was erected, it was the tallest structure ever built at 646.38 m (2,121 ft). It collapsed in 1991.

This is a part of the list of tallest structures in the world, past and present of any type.

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

Other parts are:

See the first part for terminology and general introduction.

List by height[edit]

Structures (past or present) between 450 and 500 m (1,476 and 1,640 ft)[edit]

Name Pinnacle height Year Structural type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
153 Richland Towers Tower Cedar Hill 2[1] 1,635 feet 498.4 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°32′36.0″N 96°57′33″W / 32.543333°N 96.95917°W / 32.543333; -96.95917 (Richland Towers Tower Cedar Hill 2)
155 WWRR Renda Tower[1] 1,631 feet 497 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Kingsland, Georgia 30°49′17.0″N 81°44′13″W / 30.821389°N 81.73694°W / 30.821389; -81.73694 (WWRR Renda Tower)
156 QueenB Television Tower[1] 1,627 feet 496 m 1964 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Galesville, Wisconsin Height reduced to 484.3 metres 44°05′28.0″N 91°20′17″W / 44.091111°N 91.33806°W / 44.091111; -91.33806 (QueenB Television Tower)
157 KDEB Tower 1,627 feet 496 m 1968 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Fordland, Missouri also known as American Towers Tower Fordland, dismantled 37°11′41.0″N 92°56′08″W / 37.194722°N 92.93556°W / 37.194722; -92.93556 (KDEB Tower)
WPSD-TV Tower[1] 1,627 feet 495.9 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Kevil, Kentucky 37°11′31.2″N 88°58′53.2″W / 37.192000°N 88.981444°W / 37.192000; -88.981444 (WPSD-TV Tower)
NVG-Amarillo Tower[1] 1,626 feet 495.6 m 1969 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Amarillo, Texas KACV-TV, KVII-TV 35°22′30.0″N 101°52′58″W / 35.375000°N 101.88278°W / 35.375000; -101.88278 (NVG-Amarillo Tower)
WGME TV Tower[1] 1,624 feet 495 m 1959 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Raymond, Maine World's tallest structure, 1959–1960 43°55′28.43″N 70°29′26.72″W / 43.9245639°N 70.4907556°W / 43.9245639; -70.4907556 (WGME TV Tower)
Sinclair Television Tower Oklahoma[1] 1,619 feet 493.5 m 1979 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 35°32′58.2″N 97°29′19.1″W / 35.549500°N 97.488639°W / 35.549500; -97.488639 (Sinclair Television Tower Oklahoma)
Shanghai World Financial Center 1,614 feet 492 m 2008 Skyscraper Office, hotels, residential  China Shanghai 31°14′12″N 121°30′10″E / 31.23667°N 121.50278°E / 31.23667; 121.50278 (Shanghai World Financial Center)
Umm Qasr TV Mast 1,614 feet 492 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  Iraq Umm Qasr 30°03′34.37″N 47°53′14.52″E / 30.0595472°N 47.8873667°E / 30.0595472; 47.8873667 (Umm Qasr TV Mast)
WJJY TV Mast 1,611 feet 491 m 1969 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bluffs, Illinois collapsed in 1978 39°45′51″N 90°30′55″W / 39.76417°N 90.51528°W / 39.76417; -90.51528 (WJJY TV Mast ( collapsed))
Media General Tower Jackson[1] 1,611 feet 491 m 1989 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Jackson, Mississippi 32°14′27.0″N 90°24′15″W / 32.240833°N 90.40417°W / 32.240833; -90.40417 (Media General Tower Jackson)
WHNS TV-Tower[1] 1,611 feet 491 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Brevard, North Carolina 35°10′56.0″N 82°40′55.0″W / 35.182222°N 82.681944°W / 35.182222; -82.681944 (WHNS TV-Tower)
KOBR-TV Tower[1] 1,610 feet 490.7 m 1956 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Caprock, New Mexico also known as KSWS-TV Transmitter, World's tallest structure, 1956–1959, collapsed in 1960 at storm, rebuilt afterwards 33°22′31.31″N 103°46′14.3″W / 33.3753639°N 103.770639°W / 33.3753639; -103.770639 (KOBR-TV Tower)
Joint Venture TV Tower Bithlo[1] 1,608 feet 490.2 m 1992 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bithlo, Florida 28°33′55.0″N 81°03′13″W / 28.565278°N 81.05361°W / 28.565278; -81.05361 (Joint Venture TV Tower Bithlo)
American Towers Tower Bithlo[1] 1,605 feet 489.5 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bithlo, Florida 28°34′51.9″N 81°04′31.2″W / 28.581083°N 81.075333°W / 28.581083; -81.075333 (American Towers Tower Bithlo)
Local TV Oklahoma Tower [1] 1,601 feet 488.3 m 1965 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oklahoma City, Oklahoma also known as WKY TV Mast 35°34′07.0″N 97°29′21″W / 35.568611°N 97.48917°W / 35.568611; -97.48917 (NYT Broadcast Holdings Tower Oklahoma)
Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Boykin[1] 1,600 feet 487.8 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Boykin, Georgia 31°09′12.7″N 84°32′38.3″W / 31.153528°N 84.543972°W / 31.153528; -84.543972 (Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Boykin)
WVFJ Tower Saint Marks[1] 1,600 feet 487.7 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Saint Marks, Georgia 33°05′05.0″N 84°46′12″W / 33.084722°N 84.77000°W / 33.084722; -84.77000 (WVFJ Tower Saint Marks)
Paramount Tower Oklahoma[1] 1,596 feet 486.4 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Dismantled in 2011 35°35′22.0″N 97°29′03″W / 35.589444°N 97.48417°W / 35.589444; -97.48417 (Paramount Tower Oklahoma)
WTVA TV Tower 1,593 feet 485.5 m 1972 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Woodland, Mississippi 33°47′40.0″N 89°05′16″W / 33.794444°N 89.08778°W / 33.794444; -89.08778 (WTVA TV Tower)
KTVT Tower 1,587 feet 483.7 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°34′43.5″N 96°57′13″W / 32.578750°N 96.95361°W / 32.578750; -96.95361 (KTVT Tower)
GBC LP DBA Tower 1,582 feet 482.2 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas dismantled 32°34′43.0″N 96°57′13″W / 32.578611°N 96.95361°W / 32.578611; -96.95361 (GBC LP DBA Tower)
WLFL Tower Apex 1,579 feet 481.3 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Apex, North Carolina 35°42′51.0″N 78°49′03″W / 35.714167°N 78.81750°W / 35.714167; -78.81750 (WLFL Tower Apex)
WFAA Tower 1,578 feet 481 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°35′06.0″N 96°58′42″W / 32.585000°N 96.97833°W / 32.585000; -96.97833 (WFAA Tower)
Griffin Television Tower Oklahoma 1,576 feet 480.5 m 1954 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oklahoma City, Oklahoma also known as KWTV Tower, World's tallest structure, 1954–1956, Dismantled in 2015 35°32′58.59″N 97°29′50.27″W / 35.5496083°N 97.4972972°W / 35.5496083; -97.4972972 (Griffin Television Tower Oklahoma)
WCOM-TV Mansfield, Ohio 1,576 feet 480.5 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Butler, Ohio Was the tallest structure in Ohio until it was dismantled in 1995 40°35′20.0″N 82°25′32″W / 40.588889°N 82.42556°W / 40.588889; -82.42556 (WCOM-TV Mansfield, Ohio)
Viacom Tower Riverview[1] 1,575 feet 480 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Riverview, Florida 27°49′47.0″N 82°15′58″W / 27.829722°N 82.26611°W / 27.829722; -82.26611 (Viacom Tower Riverview)
Tampa Tower General Partnership Tower Riverview[1] 1,573 feet 479.4 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Riverview, Florida 27°50′33.0″N 82°15′44″W / 27.842500°N 82.26222°W / 27.842500; -82.26222 (Tampa Tower General Partnership Tower Riverview)
Riverview Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting Tower[1] 1,572 feet 479.1 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Riverview, Florida 27°50′51.5″N 82°15′49.4″W / 27.847639°N 82.263722°W / 27.847639; -82.263722 (Riverview Florida West Coast Public Broadcasting Tower)
American Towers Tower Riverview[1] 1,568 feet 478 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Riverview, Florida 27°49′10.8″N 82°15′38″W / 27.819667°N 82.26056°W / 27.819667; -82.26056 (American Towers Tower Riverview)
KBSI TV Mast[1] 1,567 feet 477.6 m 1983 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cape Giradeau, Missouri 37°24′23.0″N 89°33′44″W / 37.406389°N 89.56222°W / 37.406389; -89.56222 (KBSI TV Mast)
Media General Tower Saint Ansgar[1] 1,565 feet 477.1 m 1964 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Saint Ansgar, Iowa 43°22′20.0″N 92°50′00″W / 43.372222°N 92.83333°W / 43.372222; -92.83333 (Media General Tower Saint Ansgar)
Red River Broadcast Tower Salem[1] 1,565 feet 477 m 1976 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Salem, South Dakota 43°37′56.0″N 97°22′25″W / 43.632222°N 97.37361°W / 43.632222; -97.37361 (Red River Broadcast Tower Salem)
Hearst-Argyle Television Tower[1] 1,563 feet 476.4 m 1963 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 35°33′45.0″N 97°29′25″W / 35.562500°N 97.49028°W / 35.562500; -97.49028 (Hearst-Argyle Television Tower)
Augusta Tower[1] 1,561 feet 475.6 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Jackson, South Carolina 33°24′20.7″N 81°50′00.5″W / 33.405750°N 81.833472°W / 33.405750; -81.833472 (Augusta Tower)
WAGT TV Tower[1] 1,560 feet 475.5 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Beech Island, South Carolina 33°25′17.0″N 81°50′18″W / 33.421389°N 81.83833°W / 33.421389; -81.83833 (WAGT TV Tower)
KPLX Tower[1] 1,559 feet 475.1 m 1969 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°34′54.0″N 96°58′33″W / 32.581667°N 96.97583°W / 32.581667; -96.97583 (KPLX Tower)
KTAL TV Tower 1,558 feet 474.9 m 1961 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Vivian, Louisiana 32°54′11″N 94°00′20″W / 32.90306°N 94.00556°W / 32.90306; -94.00556 (KTAL TV Tower)
Mississippi Authority for Educational Television Tower[1] 1,558 feet 474.9 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Raymond, Mississippi 32°11′30.0″N 90°24′22″W / 32.191667°N 90.40611°W / 32.191667; -90.40611 (Mississippi Authority for Educational Television Tower)
KRRT TV Tower[1] 1,553 feet 473.3 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Lake Hills, Texas 29°36′38.8″N 98°53′34.1″W / 29.610778°N 98.892806°W / 29.610778; -98.892806 (KRRT TV Tower)
Hearst-Argyle Tower Watsonville[1] 1,552 feet 473.1 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Watsonville, California 37°03′28.0″N 121°46′34″W / 37.057778°N 121.77611°W / 37.057778; -121.77611 (Hearst-Argyle Tower Watsonville)
Media General Tower Forest Hill[1] 1,552 feet 473 m 1965 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Forest Hill, Louisiana 31°02′16.0″N 92°29′45″W / 31.037778°N 92.49583°W / 31.037778; -92.49583 (Media General Tower Forest Hill)
WVAH Tower 1,552 feet 473 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Scott Depot, West Virginia destroyed on 19 February 2003 38°25′15.0″N 81°55′26.0″W / 38.420833°N 81.923889°W / 38.420833; -81.923889 (WVAH Tower)
American Towers Tower Cedar Hill 2 1,551 feet 472.7 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°35′22.0″N 96°58′12.9″W / 32.589444°N 96.970250°W / 32.589444; -96.970250 (American Towers Tower Cedar Hill)
KXTV/KOVR/KCRA Tower 1,549 feet 472.1 m 1962 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Walnut Grove, California 38°14′50.0″N 121°30′07″W / 38.247222°N 121.50194°W / 38.247222; -121.50194 (KXTV/KOVR/KCRA Tower)
SpectraSite Tower Holopaw[1] 1,549 feet 472.1 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Holopaw, Florida 28°05′38.0″N 81°07′27″W / 28.093889°N 81.12417°W / 28.093889; -81.12417 (SpectraSite Tower Holopaw)
Troll A platform 1,549 feet 472 m 1996 Offshore platform Oil drilling  Norway North Sea
Large masts of INS Kattabomman 1,545 feet 471 m 2014 Guyed mast VLF-transmission  India Tirunelveli, Tamil Nadu 8°22′42.52″N 77°44′38.45″E / 8.3784778°N 77.7440139°E / 8.3784778; 77.7440139 (INS Kattabomman, Large Mast West) ; 8°22′30.13″N 77°45′21.07″E / 8.3750361°N 77.7558528°E / 8.3750361; 77.7558528 (INS Kattabomman, Large Mast East)
Morris Tower Perkston[1] 1,540 feet 469.4 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Perkston, Mississippi 30°44′49.0″N 89°03′30″W / 30.746944°N 89.05833°W / 30.746944; -89.05833 (Morris Tower Perkston)
Capstar Radio Tower Mooresville[1] 1,539 feet 469.2 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Mooresville, North Carolina 35°31′57.0″N 80°47′46″W / 35.532500°N 80.79611°W / 35.532500; -80.79611 (Capstar Radio Tower Mooresville)
Mississippi Authority for Educational TV Tower Mchenry[1] 1,539 feet 469 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States McHenry, Mississippi 30°45′19.0″N 88°56′44″W / 30.755278°N 88.94556°W / 30.755278; -88.94556 (Mississippi Authority for Educational TV Tower Mchenry)
Holiday Pacific and Southern Tower 1,538 feet 468.7 m 1969 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Holiday, Florida Dismantled in 2012 28°11′05.0″N 82°45′38″W / 28.184722°N 82.76056°W / 28.184722; -82.76056 (Holiday Pacific and Southern Tower)
KXAS TV Tower 1,537 feet 468.4 m 1989 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°35′15.0″N 96°58′00″W / 32.587500°N 96.96667°W / 32.587500; -96.96667 (KXAS TV Tower)
KXTX TV Tower 1,535 feet 468 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cedar Hill, Texas 32°35′07.0″N 96°58′07″W / 32.585278°N 96.96861°W / 32.585278; -96.96861 (KXTX TV Tower)
Qurayyat Transmitter, Mast 1 1,535 feet 468 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission?  Saudi Arabia Qurayyat 31°35′09.66″N 37°54′01.32″E / 31.5860167°N 37.9003667°E / 31.5860167; 37.9003667 (Qurayyat Transmitter, Mast 1)
Oriental Pearl Tower 1,535 feet 467.9 m 1994 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF-transmission  China Shanghai 31°14′30″N 121°29′42″E / 31.24167°N 121.49500°E / 31.24167; 121.49500 (Oriental Pearl Tower)
Richland Towers Tower Lonsdale[1] 1,534 feet 467.6 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Knoxville, Tennessee 35°59′44.4″N 83°57′23.1″W / 35.995667°N 83.956417°W / 35.995667; -83.956417 (Richland Towers Tower Lonsdale)
Malrite Communications Tower Green Acres[1] 1,533 feet 467.2 m 1982 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Green Acres, Florida 26°34′38.0″N 80°14′31″W / 26.577222°N 80.24194°W / 26.577222; -80.24194 (Malrite Communications Tower Green Acres)
Lewis JR Tower 1[1] 1,532 feet 467 m 1990 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bloomingdale, Georgia 32°02′46.0″N 81°20′26″W / 32.046111°N 81.34056°W / 32.046111; -81.34056 (Lewis JR Tower 1)
WTOC TV Tower 1,531 feet 466.6 m 1974 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Savannah, Georgia 32°03′35.9″N 81°20′42″W / 32.059972°N 81.34500°W / 32.059972; -81.34500 (WTOC TV Tower)
Outlet Broadcasting Tower[1] 1,531 feet 466.5 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Clayton, North Carolina Dismantled in 2012 35°37′00.0″N 78°28′22″W / 35.616667°N 78.47278°W / 35.616667; -78.47278 (Outlet Broadcasting Tower)
Ime Media Tower[1] 1,530 feet 466.3 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Mullins, South Carolina 34°11′20.0″N 79°10′59″W / 34.188889°N 79.18306°W / 34.188889; -79.18306 (Ime Media Tower)
WFXB TV FOX 43 Tower 1,530 feet 466.3 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Mullins, South Carolina
Texas Tall Tower Elmendorf 2[1] 1,530 feet 466.3 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Elmendorf, Texas 29°16′11.5″N 98°15′55.9″W / 29.269861°N 98.265528°W / 29.269861; -98.265528 (Texas Tall Tower Elmendorf 2)
Outlet Communications Tower Clayton[1] 1,529 feet 466 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Clayton, North Carolina Dismantled in 2012 35°37′02.0″N 78°28′37″W / 35.617222°N 78.47694°W / 35.617222; -78.47694 (Outlet Communications Tower Clayton)
WXTB TV-Tower[1] 1,529 feet 466 m 2009 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Holiday, Florida 28°10′57.0″N 82°46′05.3″W / 28.182500°N 82.768139°W / 28.182500; -82.768139 (WXTB TV-Tower)
WIS TV Tower 1,526 feet 465.1 m 1958 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Lugoff, South Carolina 34°07′30.0″N 80°45′22″W / 34.125000°N 80.75611°W / 34.125000; -80.75611 (WIS TV Tower)
Raycom America Tower Huntsville[1] 1,526 feet 465.1 m 1982 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Huntsville, Alabama 34°42′39.3″N 86°32′07″W / 34.710917°N 86.53528°W / 34.710917; -86.53528 (Raycom America Tower Huntsville)
Texas Tall Tower Elmendorf[1] 1,524 feet 464.5 m 1958 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Elmendorf, Texas 29°16′11.0″N 98°15′56″W / 29.269722°N 98.26556°W / 29.269722; -98.26556 (Texas Tall Tower Elmendorf)
Nebraska Education Tower Bassett[1] 1,524 feet 464.4 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bassett, Nebraska 42°20′05.0″N 99°29′03″W / 42.334722°N 99.48417°W / 42.334722; -99.48417 (Nebraska Education Tower Bassett)
BREN Tower 1,523 feet 464 m 1962 Guyed mast Nuclear science  United States Jackass Flats, Nevada Dismantled in May 2012 36°46′50.23″N 116°14′36.9″W / 36.7806194°N 116.243583°W / 36.7806194; -116.243583 (BREN Tower)
Channel 34 TV Tower Palm City[1] 1,521 feet 463.5 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Palm City, Florida 27°07′20.0″N 80°23′19″W / 27.122222°N 80.38861°W / 27.122222; -80.38861 (Channel 34 TV Tower Palm City)
WPBF Tower Martin County[1] 1,520 feet 463.4 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Martin County, Florida 27°07′19.0″N 80°23′41″W / 27.121944°N 80.39472°W / 27.121944; -80.39472 (WPBF Tower Martin County)
WPBF Tower Martin County[1] 1,520 feet 463.3 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Martin County, Florida 27°07′18.0″N 80°23′40″W / 27.121667°N 80.39444°W / 27.121667; -80.39444 (WPBF Tower Martin County)
Fort Myers Broadcasting Tower Punta Gorda[1] 1,519 feet 463 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Punta Gorda, Florida 26°48′02.2″N 81°45′47.3″W / 26.800611°N 81.763139°W / 26.800611; -81.763139 (Fort Myers Broadcasting Tower Punta Gorda)
Second Generation of Iowa Tower Van Horne[1] 1,519 feet 463 m 1996 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Van Horne, Iowa 42°05′25.0″N 92°05′14″W / 42.090278°N 92.08722°W / 42.090278; -92.08722 (Second Generation of Iowa Tower Van Horne)
Telemundo Tower San Antonio[1] 1,517 feet 462.5 m 1989 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Elmendorf, Texas 29°17′39.0″N 98°15′32″W / 29.294167°N 98.25889°W / 29.294167; -98.25889 (Telemundo Tower San Antonio)
WBBH TV Tower Tuckers Corner[1] 1,516 feet 462.1 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Tuckers Corner, Florida 26°49′31.0″N 81°45′54″W / 26.825278°N 81.76500°W / 26.825278; -81.76500 (WBBH TV Tower Tuckers Corner)
Waterman Broadcasting Tower Punta Gorda[1] 1,516 feet 462.1 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Punta Gorda, Florida 26°49′22.4″N 81°45′53.6″W / 26.822889°N 81.764889°W / 26.822889; -81.764889 (Waterman Broadcasting Tower Punta Gorda)
Taymylyr CHAYKA-Mast [ru] 1,516 feet 462 m ? Guyed Mast LF-transmission  Russia Taymylyr demolished on 24 September 2009 by explosives 72°34′49.04″N 122°6′42.3″E / 72.5802889°N 122.111750°E / 72.5802889; 122.111750 (Tajmylyr CHAYKA-Mast)
Dudinka CHAYKA-Mast 1,516 feet 462 m ? Guyed Mast LF-transmission  Russia Dudinka 69°21′45″N 86°41′49″E / 69.36250°N 86.69694°E / 69.36250; 86.69694 (Dudinka CHAYKA-Mast)
American Towers Tower Punta Gorda[1] 1,515 feet 461.8 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Punta Gorda, Florida 26°47′08.7″N 81°47′45.9″W / 26.785750°N 81.796083°W / 26.785750; -81.796083 (American Towers Tower Punta Gorda)
Tichenor Tower[1] 1,514 feet 461.5 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Elmendorf, Texas Tower is built, although according to FCC-list declared as granted 29°16′31″N 98°15′55″W / 29.27528°N 98.26528°W / 29.27528; -98.26528 (Tichenor Tower)
Viacom Communications Tower Duette[1] 1,513 feet 461.3 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Duette, Florida 27°40′24.0″N 82°06′34″W / 27.673333°N 82.10944°W / 27.673333; -82.10944 (Viacom Communications Tower Duette)
KPLC TV Tower Fenton[1] 1,509 feet 460 m 1966 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Fenton, Louisiana 30°23′46.7″N 93°00′03.5″W / 30.396306°N 93.000972°W / 30.396306; -93.000972 (KPLC TV Tower Fenton)
Inta CHAYKA-Mast 1,509 feet 460 m ? Guyed Mast LF-transmission  Russia Inta 65°57′59.54″N 60°18′33.45″E / 65.9665389°N 60.3092917°E / 65.9665389; 60.3092917 (Inta CHAYKA-Mast)
Emmis TV Tower Rural[1] 1,508 feet 459.5 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Rural, Florida 26°47′43.0″N 81°48′04″W / 26.795278°N 81.80111°W / 26.795278; -81.80111 (Emmis TV Tower Rural)
Post Newsweek Stations San Antonio Tower[1] 1,507 feet 459.3 m 1962 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Elmendorf, Texas 29°16′12.0″N 98°15′32″W / 29.270000°N 98.25889°W / 29.270000; -98.25889 (Post Newsweek Stations San Antonio Tower)
Iowa Public TV Tower Hancock[1] 1,507 feet 459.3 m 1975 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Hancock, Iowa 41°20′39.0″N 95°15′22″W / 41.344167°N 95.25611°W / 41.344167; -95.25611 (Iowa Public TV Tower Hancock)
Gray TV Tower Beech Island[1] 1,506 feet 459 m 1973 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Beech Island, South Carolina 33°24′37.0″N 81°50′36″W / 33.410278°N 81.84333°W / 33.410278; -81.84333 (Gray TV Tower Beech Island)
KPXM Tower 1,505 feet 458.72 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Big Lake, Minnesota tallest structure in Minnesota 45°22′59.6″N 93°42′30.9″W / 45.383222°N 93.708583°W / 45.383222; -93.708583 (KPXM Tower)
Gannett Pacific Tower Knoxville[1] 1,504 feet 458.4 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Knoxville, Tennessee 36°00′19.0″N 83°56′23″W / 36.005278°N 83.93972°W / 36.005278; -83.93972 (Gannett Pacific Tower Knoxville)
KABB Tower[1] 1,503 feet 458.1 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Elmendorf, Texas 29°17′29.0″N 98°16′13″W / 29.291389°N 98.27028°W / 29.291389; -98.27028 (KABB Tower)
VLF transmitter Lualualei 1,503 feet 458 m 1972 Guyed mast VLF-transmission  United States Lualualei, Hawaii Since collapse of Warsaw Radio Mast, world's tallest structure insulated against ground 21°25′11.87″N 158°08′53.67″W / 21.4199639°N 158.1482417°W / 21.4199639; -158.1482417 (VLF transmitter Lualualei, Mast 1) ; 21°25′13.38″N 158°09′14.35″W / 21.4203833°N 158.1539861°W / 21.4203833; -158.1539861 (VLF transmitter Lualualei, Mast 2)
Qurayyat Transmitter, Mast 2 1,503 feet 458 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission?  Saudi Arabia Qurayyat 31°35′01.03″N 37°54′14.23″E / 31.5836194°N 37.9039528°E / 31.5836194; 37.9039528 (Qurayyat Transmitter, Mast 2)
Mercury Broadcasting Tower Cool Springs 1,502 feet 457.8 m 1988 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Cool Springs, North Carolina 35°50′00.0″N 80°42′15″W / 35.833333°N 80.70417°W / 35.833333; -80.70417 (Mercury Broadcasting Tower Cool Springs)
KWCH Tower 1,501 feet 457.6 m 1963 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Burrton, Kansas also known as Media General Operations Tower 38°03′38.0″N 97°45′50″W / 38.060556°N 97.76389°W / 38.060556; -97.76389 (KWCH Tower)
Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Elsanor 1,501 feet 457.5 m 2002 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Elsanor, Alabama 30°35′16.7″N 87°33′12.7″W / 30.587972°N 87.553528°W / 30.587972; -87.553528 (Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Elsanor)
Capstar Radio Tower Alexis 1,501 feet 457.4 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Alexis, North Carolina 35°24′26.0″N 81°07′47″W / 35.407222°N 81.12972°W / 35.407222; -81.12972 (Capstar Radio Tower Alexis)
John Hancock Center 1,500 feet 457.2 m 1969 Skyscraper Office, observation, UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Chicago, Illinois
KLST TV Tower[1] 1,500 feet 457.2 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Eola, Texas 31°22′02.0″N 100°02′49″W / 31.367222°N 100.04694°W / 31.367222; -100.04694 (KLST TV Tower)
Gray TV Tower Beaver Crossing[1] 1,500 feet 457.2 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Beaver Crossing, Nebraska 40°48′11.0″N 97°10′53″W / 40.803056°N 97.18139°W / 40.803056; -97.18139 (Gray TV Tower Beaver Crossing)
Rosston Liberman Broadcasting Tower[1] 1,500 feet 457.2 m 2007 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Rosston, Texas 33°31′38.4″N 97°24′55.1″W / 33.527333°N 97.415306°W / 33.527333; -97.415306 (Rosston Liberman Broadcasting Tower)
Cox Radio Tower Eutis[1] 1,499 feet 457 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Eutis, Florida 28°58′48.0″N 81°27′19″W / 28.980000°N 81.45528°W / 28.980000; -81.45528 (Cox Radio Tower Eutis)
SpectraSite Tower Bandera[1] 1,499 feet 457 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bandera, Texas 29°37′12.0″N 99°02′57.1″W / 29.620000°N 99.049194°W / 29.620000; -99.049194 (SpectraSite Tower Bandera)
Kimtron Tower Loretto[1] 1,499 feet 457 m 1996 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Loretto, Alabama 34°04′56.6″N 86°54′14.8″W / 34.082389°N 86.904111°W / 34.082389; -86.904111 (Kimtron Tower Loretto)
Nebraska Education Tower Angora 1,499 feet 456.9 m 1966 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Angora, Nebraska collapsed in February 1978 41°50′27.0″N 103°03′20″W / 41.840833°N 103.05556°W / 41.840833; -103.05556 (Nebraska Education Tower Angora)
State of Wisconsin Tower Park Falls[1] 1,499 feet 456.9 m 1977 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Park Falls, Wisconsin 45°56′42.5″N 90°16′22.5″W / 45.945139°N 90.272917°W / 45.945139; -90.272917 (State of Wisconsin Tower Park Falls)
American Towers Tower Amarillo 2[1] 1,499 feet 456.9 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Amarillo, Texas KAMR-TV, KCIT-TV 35°20′33.1″N 101°49′21.2″W / 35.342528°N 101.822556°W / 35.342528; -101.822556 (American Towers Tower Amarillo 2)
Panhandle Telecasting Tower Amarillo[1] 1,496 feet 456 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Amarillo, Texas KFDA-TV, others 35°17′34.0″N 101°50′44″W / 35.292778°N 101.84556°W / 35.292778; -101.84556 (Panhandle Telecasting Tower Amarillo)
Pinnacle Towers Tower La Feria 1,492 feet 454.8 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States La Feria, Texas dismantled 26°06′02.0″N 97°50′19″W / 26.100556°N 97.83861°W / 26.100556; -97.83861 (Pinnacle Towers Tower La Feria)
Pinnacle Towers Tower Santa Maria[1] 1,491 feet 454.5 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Santa Maria, Texas 26°06′02.3″N 97°50′21.5″W / 26.100639°N 97.839306°W / 26.100639; -97.839306 (Pinnacle Towers Tower Santa Maria)
KQID TV Tower[1] 1,487 feet 453.1 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Jena, Louisiana 31°38′21.0″N 92°12′19″W / 31.639167°N 92.20528°W / 31.639167; -92.20528 (KQID TV Tower)
Petronas Tower 1 1,483 feet 452 m 1998 Skyscraper Office, observation  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 3°09′27.45″N 101°42′40.7″E / 3.1576250°N 101.711306°E / 3.1576250; 101.711306 (Petronas Tower 1)
Petronas Tower 2 1,483 feet 452 m 1998 Skyscraper Office, observation  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 3°09′29.45″N 101°42′43.4″E / 3.1581806°N 101.712056°E / 3.1581806; 101.712056 (Petronas Tower 2)
Lewis JR Tower 2 1,479 feet 451 m 1989 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bloomingdale, Georgia 32°03′30.0″N 81°20′18″W / 32.058333°N 81.33833°W / 32.058333; -81.33833 (Lewis JR Tower 2)
Media General Tower Bloomingdale 1,479 feet 450.8 m 1976 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bloomingdale, Georgia 32°03′31.7″N 81°17′54.4″W / 32.058806°N 81.298444°W / 32.058806; -81.298444 (Media General Tower Bloomingdale)
Saga Communications Tower Alleman 1,479 feet 450.8 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Alleman, Iowa 41°48′01.0″N 93°36′28″W / 41.800278°N 93.60778°W / 41.800278; -93.60778 (Saga Communications Tower Alleman)
Duhamel Broadcasting Tower Angora 1,478 feet 450.5 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Angora, Nebraska also known as KDUH TV/DT 41°50′27.9″N 103°04′28.8″W / 41.841083°N 103.074667°W / 41.841083; -103.074667 (Duhamel Broadcasting Tower Angora)

Structures (past or present) between 400 and 450 m (1,312 and 1,476 ft)[edit]

Name Pinnacle height Year Structural type Main use Country Town Remarks Coordinates
Zifeng Tower 1,476 feet 450 m 2009 Skyscraper Mixed-use  China Nanjing
WOFL-TV35 Tower Bithlo 1,473 feet 449 m 1973 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bithlo, Florida 28°36′14.0″N 81°05′10″W / 28.603889°N 81.08611°W / 28.603889; -81.08611 (WOFL-TV35 Tower Bithlo)
Blue Ridge Tower Missouri City 1,473 feet 449 m 1995 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Missouri City, Texas 29°33′26.0″N 95°30′05″W / 29.557222°N 95.50139°W / 29.557222; -95.50139 (Blue Ridge Tower Missouri City)
Empire State Building 1,472 feet 448.7 m 1931 Skyscraper Office, observation, UHF/VHF-transmission  United States New York, City World's tallest structure, 1931—1954 40°44′54.0″N 73°59′09″W / 40.748333°N 73.98583°W / 40.748333; -73.98583 (Empire State Building)
Pinnacle Towers Mount Selman 1,467 feet 447 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Mount Selman, Texas KETK-TV, KOOI-FM 32°03′41.0″N 95°18′51″W / 32.061389°N 95.31417°W / 32.061389; -95.31417 (Pinnacle Towers Mount Selman)
KMSP TV Tower 1,466 feet 446.8 m 1971 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Shoreview, Minnesota tallest structure in Minnesota until 1997 45°03′30.0″N 93°07′28″W / 45.058333°N 93.12444°W / 45.058333; -93.12444 (KMSP TV Tower)
Media General Operations Tower Youngstown 1,466 feet 446.7 m 1990 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Mount Selman, Texas
KLKN TV-Tower 1,465 feet 446.5 m 1993 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Utica, Nebraska 40°52′59.0″N 97°18′20″W / 40.883056°N 97.30556°W / 40.883056; -97.30556 (KLKN TV-Tower)
WCES TV Tower 1,463 feet 446 m 1966 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Wrens, Georgia 33°15′34.0″N 82°17′08″W / 33.259444°N 82.28556°W / 33.259444; -82.28556 (WCES TV Tower)
WTVT Tower Balm 1,463 feet 446 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Balm, Florida 27°49′09.0″N 82°14′25″W / 27.819167°N 82.24028°W / 27.819167; -82.24028 (WTVT Tower Balm)
New World Communications Tower Riverview 1,463 feet 445.9 m 1976 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Riverview, Florida Demolished in 2012 27°49′09.0″N 82°14′25″W / 27.819167°N 82.24028°W / 27.819167; -82.24028 (New World Communications Tower Riverview)
WDAZ TV Tower 1,460 feet 445.1 m 1974 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Dahlen, North Dakota 48°08′18.0″N 97°59′36″W / 48.138333°N 97.99333°W / 48.138333; -97.99333 (WDAZ TV Tower)
KTEN TV-Tower Bromide[1] 1,458 feet 444.5 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bromide, Oklahoma 34°21′34.0″N 96°33′35″W / 34.359444°N 96.55972°W / 34.359444; -96.55972 (KTEN TV-Tower Bromide)
WICS-TV Tower Mechanicsburg[1] 1,458 feet 444.5 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Mechanicsburg, Illinois 39°48′15.0″N 89°27′40″W / 39.804167°N 89.46111°W / 39.804167; -89.46111 (WICS-TV Tower Mechanicsburg)
SpectraSite Tower Knoxville[1] 1,457 feet 444.2 m 1955 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Knoxville, Tennessee 36°00′12.8″N 83°56′34″W / 36.003556°N 83.94278°W / 36.003556; -83.94278 (SpectraSite Tower Knoxville)
KM TV Tower[1] 1,456 feet 443.8 m 1999 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States West Branch, Iowa 41°43′29.2″N 91°21′10.2″W / 41.724778°N 91.352833°W / 41.724778; -91.352833 (KM TV Tower)
Springfield Independent TV Tower[1] 1,449 feet 441.7 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Mechanicsburg, Illinois 39°47′56.8″N 89°26′46.1″W / 39.799111°N 89.446139°W / 39.799111; -89.446139 (Springfield Independent TV Tower)
Iowa Public TV Tower West Branch[1] 1,449 feet 441.7 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States West Branch, Iowa 41°43′15.0″N 91°20′30″W / 41.720833°N 91.34167°W / 41.720833; -91.34167 (Iowa Public TV Tower West Branch)
Sylvester Cumulus Broadcasting Tower 1449 ft 441.7 m 2005 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Sylvester, Texas 32°43′31″N 100°4′21″W / 32.72528°N 100.07250°W / 32.72528; -100.07250 (Sylvester Cumulus Broadcasting Tower)
American Towers Tower Amarillo[1] 1,449 feet 441.4 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Amarillo, Texas 35°18′53.2″N 101°50′48.7″W / 35.314778°N 101.846861°W / 35.314778; -101.846861 (American Towers Tower Amarillo)
KTKA-TV Tower Topeka[1] 1,439 feet 438.7 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Topeka, Kansas also known as Brechner Tower 39°01′34.0″N 95°55′02.0″W / 39.026111°N 95.917222°W / 39.026111; -95.917222 (KTKA-TV Tower Topeka)
KTXR Tower[1] 1,438 feet 438.4 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Fordland, Missouri 37°11′41.0″N 92°56′08″W / 37.194722°N 92.93556°W / 37.194722; -92.93556 (KTXR Tower)
Telefarm Towers Shoreview 1,438 feet 438.3 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Shoreview, Minnesota 45°03′45.0″N 93°08′22″W / 45.062500°N 93.13944°W / 45.062500; -93.13944 (Telefarm Towers Shoreview)
Red River Broadcast Tower Pembina 1,438 feet 438.2 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Pembina, North Dakota 48°59′44.0″N 97°24′29″W / 48.995556°N 97.40806°W / 48.995556; -97.40806 (Red River Broadcast Tower Pembina)
WNWO Tower 1,437 feet 438 m 1983 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Jerusalem, Ohio 41°40′03.0″N 83°21′22″W / 41.667500°N 83.35611°W / 41.667500; -83.35611 (WNWO Tower)
Telefarm Towers Shoreview 1,436 feet 437.7 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Shoreview, Minnesota 45°03′44.0″N 93°08′22″W / 45.062222°N 93.13944°W / 45.062222; -93.13944 (Telefarm Towers Shoreview)
SpectraSite Tower Youngstown 1,433 feet 436.8 m 1976 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Youngstown, Ohio tallest structure in Ohio until 1983 41°03′23.4″N 80°38′43″W / 41.056500°N 80.64528°W / 41.056500; -80.64528 (SpectraSite Tower Youngstown)
Christholm Trail Broadcasting Tower Crescent 1,428 feet 435.2 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Crescent, Oklahoma 35°58′50.0″N 97°41′43″W / 35.980556°N 97.69528°W / 35.980556; -97.69528 (Christholm Trail Broadcasting Tower Crescent)
Milad Tower 1,427 feet 435 m 2003 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF-transmission  Iran Teheran 35°44′40″N 51°22′30″E / 35.74444°N 51.37500°E / 35.74444; 51.37500 (Borj-e Milad)
Madison Candelabra Tower 1,423 feet 433.7 m 1995 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Madison, Wisconsin 43°03′21.0″N 89°32′06″W / 43.055833°N 89.53500°W / 43.055833; -89.53500 (Madison Candelabra Tower)
VLF Transmitter Woodside 1,418 feet 432 m 1982 Guyed mast VLF-transmission  Australia Woodside, Victoria demolished on 22 April 2015 38°28′52.42″S 146°56′7.06″E / 38.4812278°S 146.9352944°E / -38.4812278; 146.9352944 (Omega Navigation System#Woodside_Omega_Transmitter)
Burlington TV Tower Aledo 1,417 feet 431.9 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Aledo, Illinois 41°08′08.0″N 90°48′30″W / 41.135556°N 90.80833°W / 41.135556; -90.80833 (Burlington TV Tower Aledo)
University of North Carolina Tower Concord 1,416 feet 431.6 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Concord, North Carolina 35°21′31.0″N 80°36′36″W / 35.358611°N 80.61000°W / 35.358611; -80.61000 (University of North Carolina Tower Concord)
Concord Media Tower Molino [1] 1,414 feet 431 m 1997 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Molina, Florida 30°42′21.0″N 87°24′12″W / 30.705833°N 87.40333°W / 30.705833; -87.40333 (Concord Media Tower Molino)
International Commerce Centre 1,411 feet 430 m 2009 Skyscraper Office  China Hongkong 22°18′12″N 114°9′37″E / 22.30333°N 114.16028°E / 22.30333; 114.16028 (International Commerce Centre)
Chabrier Omega transmitter 1,404 feet 428 m 1976 Guyed mast VLF-transmission  France (Réunion) Chabrier, Réunion demolished on 14 April 1999 20°58′26.9″S 55°17′23.62″E / 20.974139°S 55.2898944°E / -20.974139; 55.2898944 (Omega Navigation System#Chabrier_Omega_Transmitter)
KXEL-Tower 1,403 feet 427.7 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Walker City, Iowa 42°24′35.0″N 92°05′11″W / 42.409722°N 92.08639°W / 42.409722; -92.08639 (KXEL-Tower)
Camden County Paxson Communication Tower 1,400 feet 426.7 m 2006 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Camden County, Georgia 30°49′39.8″N 81°44′26.4″W / 30.827722°N 81.740667°W / 30.827722; -81.740667 (Camden County Paxson Communication Tower)
Moapa Entravision Tower 1,400 feet 426.7 m 2008 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Moapa, Nevada 36°36′3.5″N 114°35′09.1″W / 36.600972°N 114.585861°W / 36.600972; -114.585861 (Moapa Entravision Tower)
Central Mast of Imeretinskaya VLF-transmitter 1,394 feet 425 m ? Guyed mast VLF-transmission  Russia Imeretinskaya 44°46′24.93″N 39°32′50.32″E / 44.7735917°N 39.5473111°E / 44.7735917; 39.5473111 (Central Mast of Imeretinskaya VLF-transmitter)
SpectraSite Tower Charlotte 1,393 feet 424.6 m 1992 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Charlotte, North Carolina also known as SpectraSite Communications, Inc. 35°15′07.0″N 80°41′11″W / 35.251944°N 80.68639°W / 35.251944; -80.68639 (SpectraSite Tower Charlotte)
Capstar Radio Tower Middlesex 1,392 feet 424.3 m 1984 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Middlesex, North Carolina 35°45′37.0″N 78°11′03″W / 35.760278°N 78.18417°W / 35.760278; -78.18417 (Capstar Radio Tower Middlesex)
KWQC TV Tower 1,381 feet 421 m 1982 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Bettendorf, Iowa 41°32′49.0″N 90°28′35″W / 41.546944°N 90.47639°W / 41.546944; -90.47639 (KWQC TV Tower)
Menara Kuala Lumpur 1,381 feet 421 m 1995 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF-transmission  Malaysia Kuala Lumpur 03°09′10″N 101°42′12″E / 3.15278°N 101.70333°E / 3.15278; 101.70333 (Menara Kuala Lumpur)
Jin Mao Tower 1,380 feet 420.5 m 1998 Skyscraper Hotel, office, observation  China Shanghai 31°14′14″N 121°30′05″E / 31.23722°N 121.50139°E / 31.23722; 121.50139 (Jin Mao Tower)
GRES-2 Power Station Chimney 1,377 feet 419.7 m 1987 Chimney Power station  Kazakhstan Ekibastusz Tallest chimney in the world 52°1′26.3″N 75°28′34.5″E / 52.023972°N 75.476250°E / 52.023972; 75.476250 (GRES-2 Power Station)
KQQK Tower Hitchcock 1,375 feet 419.1 m 1995 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Hitchcock, Texas 29°18′01.0″N 95°06′40″W / 29.300278°N 95.11111°W / 29.300278; -95.11111 (KQQK Tower Hitchcock)
Citicasters Tower Holiday 1,372 feet 418.2 m 1996 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Holiday, Florida 28°10′57.0″N 82°46′05″W / 28.182500°N 82.76806°W / 28.182500; -82.76806 (Citicasters Tower Holiday)
WSMV TV-Tower 1,369 feet 417.4 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Nashville, Tennessee 36°08′27.0″N 86°51′56″W / 36.140833°N 86.86556°W / 36.140833; -86.86556 (WSMV TV-Tower)
KTFO TV-Tower Coweta 1,368 feet 417 m 1981 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Coweta, Oklahoma 36°01′10.0″N 95°39′25″W / 36.019444°N 95.65694°W / 36.019444; -95.65694 (KTFO TV-Tower Coweta)
Trinity Broadcasting Network Tower Oglesby 1,368 feet 417 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oglesby, Illinois 41°16′51.0″N 88°56′13″W / 41.280833°N 88.93694°W / 41.280833; -88.93694 (Trinity Broadcasting Network Tower Oglesby)
Ocala Broadcasting Tower 1,367 feet 416.6 m 1986 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Ocala, Florida 29°16′06.0″N 82°04′50″W / 29.268333°N 82.08056°W / 29.268333; -82.08056 (Ocala Broadcasting Tower)
KETV TV Tower 1,365 feet 416 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Omaha, Nebraska 41°18′32.0″N 96°01′34.2″W / 41.308889°N 96.026167°W / 41.308889; -96.026167 (KETV TV Tower)
Two International Finance Centre 1,348 feet 415.8 m 2003 Skyscraper Office  China Hongkong
World Trade Center, Tower 2 1,362 feet 415.3 m 1973 Skyscraper Office, observation  United States New York City destroyed on 11 September 2001 40°42′43.0″N 74°00′48.0″W / 40.711944°N 74.013333°W / 40.711944; -74.013333 (World Trade Center)
Tianjin Radio and Television Tower 1,362 feet 415.2 m 1991 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF-transmission  China Tianjin
KETV TV Tower (old) 1,362 feet 415.1 m 1966 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Omaha, Nebraska collapsed in 2003 41°18′32.0″N 96°01′38″W / 41.308889°N 96.02722°W / 41.308889; -96.02722 (KETV TV Tower (old))
Tallahassee Broadcasting Tower 1,358 feet 414 m 1993 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Lloyd, Florida 30°27′10.0″N 84°00′50″W / 30.452778°N 84.01389°W / 30.452778; -84.01389 (Tallahassee Broadcasting Tower)
KGAN-Tower 1,356 feet 413.2 m 1983 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Walker City, Iowa 42°17′43.0″N 91°53′11″W / 42.295278°N 91.88639°W / 42.295278; -91.88639 (KGAN-Tower)
Gufuskálar 1,352 feet 412 m 1963 Guyed mast LF-transmission  Iceland Hellissandur former LORAN-Tower, insulated against ground 64°54′26″N 23°55′20″W / 64.90722°N 23.92222°W / 64.90722; -23.92222 (Longwave radio mast Hellissandur)
ACME TV Tower 1,351 feet 411.8 m 2001 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oreana, Illinois 39°56′56.0″N 88°50′12.9″W / 39.948889°N 88.836917°W / 39.948889; -88.836917 (ACME TV Tower)
Entercom Tower Morriston 1,351 feet 411.8 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Morriston, Florida 29°15′35.0″N 82°34′04″W / 29.259722°N 82.56778°W / 29.259722; -82.56778 (Entercom Tower Morriston)
Entravision Tower Boylston 1,350 feet 411.5 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Boylston, Massachusetts 42°20′09.0″N 71°42′55″W / 42.335833°N 71.71528°W / 42.335833; -71.71528 (Entravision Tower Boylston)
Angissq LORAN-C transmitter (old mast) 1,350 feet 411.48 m 1963 Guyed mast LF-transmission  Denmark Greenland Angissq collapsed on 27 July 1964 59°59′18″N 45°10′24″W / 59.98833°N 45.17333°W / 59.98833; -45.17333 (Angissq LORAN-C transmitter)
Marcus Island LORAN-C transmitter (old mast) 1,350 feet 411.48 m 1964 Guyed mast LF-transmission  Japan Markus Island dismantled in 1985 24°17′08.79″N 153°58′52.2″E / 24.2857750°N 153.981167°E / 24.2857750; 153.981167 (Marcus Island LORAN-C transmitter)
Iwo Jima LORAN-C transmitter 1,350 feet 411.48 m 1963/65 Guyed mast LF-transmission  Japan Iwo Jima destroyed in 1965, afterwards rebuilt, rebuilt mast dismantled in 1993 24°48′08″N 141°19′32″E / 24.80222°N 141.32556°E / 24.80222; 141.32556 (Iwo Jima LORAN-C transmitter)
Cape Race LORAN-C transmitter (old mast) 1,350 feet 411.48 m 1965 Guyed mast LF-transmission  Canada Cape Race collapsed on 2 February 1993 46°46′32″N 53°10′28″W / 46.77556°N 53.17444°W / 46.77556; -53.17444 (Cape Race LORAN-C transmitter)
CKX-TV Craig Television Tower (old mast) 1,350 feet 411.48 m 1973 Guyed mast UHF-/VHF-transmission  Canada Hayfield, Manitoba collapsed 1983 49°40′05.73″N 100°00′42.25″W / 49.6682583°N 100.0117361°W / 49.6682583; -100.0117361 (CKX-TV Craig Television Tower)
CKX-TV Craig Television Tower 1,350 feet 411.48 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF-/VHF-transmission  Canada Hayfield, Manitoba 49°40′05.73″N 100°00′42.25″W / 49.6682583°N 100.0117361°W / 49.6682583; -100.0117361 (CKX-TV Craig Television Tower)
LORAN-C transmitter Port Clarence 1,350 feet 411.48 m 1961 Guyed mast LF-transmission  United States Port Clarence, Alaska Tallest structure in Alaska, demolished on 28 April 2010 65°14′40″N 166°53′12″W / 65.24444°N 166.88667°W / 65.24444; -166.88667 (LORAN-C transmitter Port Clarence)
American Tower Newton 1,349 feet 411.2 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Newton, Massachusetts dismantled 42°18′27.0″N 71°13′25″W / 42.307500°N 71.22361°W / 42.307500; -71.22361 (American Tower Newton)
WKRR/WKZL Tower[1] 1,347 feet 410.6 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Randleman, North Carolina 35°50′00.0″N 79°50′01″W / 35.833333°N 79.83361°W / 35.833333; -79.83361 (WKRR/WKZL Tower)
Huntsville TV Tower[1] 1,347 feet 410.6 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Minor Hill, Tennessee 35°00′09.0″N 87°08′09″W / 35.002500°N 87.13583°W / 35.002500; -87.13583 (Huntsville TV Tower)
Emmis TV Tower Omaha[1] 1,346 feet 410.2 m 2004 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Omaha, Nebraska also known as Emmis Television License Corp. Tower 41°18′24.6″N 96°01′37.7″W / 41.306833°N 96.027139°W / 41.306833; -96.027139 (Emmis TV Tower Omaha)
WOWT-TV Tower 1342 ft 409 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Omaha, Nebraska 41°18′39″N 96°1′37″W / 41.31083°N 96.02694°W / 41.31083; -96.02694 (WOWT-TV Tower)
WTIC Tower[1] 1,339 feet 408 m 1965 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Farmington, Connecticut 41°42′13.0″N 72°49′55″W / 41.703611°N 72.83194°W / 41.703611; -72.83194 (WTIC Tower)
WICD Tower[1] 1,338 feet 407.8 m 1995 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Homer, Illinois 40°04′10.0″N 87°54′46″W / 40.069444°N 87.91278°W / 40.069444; -87.91278 (WICD Tower)
Tall Towers Tower La Feria[1] 1,338 feet 407.8 m 1987 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States La Feria, Texas 26°08′57.0″N 97°49′19″W / 26.149167°N 97.82194°W / 26.149167; -97.82194 (Tall Towers Tower La Feria)
Spectrasite Communications Tower Frenchburg[1] 1,336 feet 407.3 m 2000 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Frenchburg, Kentucky 37°54′26.6″N 83°38′01.1″W / 37.907389°N 83.633639°W / 37.907389; -83.633639 (Spectrasite Communications Tower Frenchburg)
CKX Television Tower 1 335 feet 406.9 m 1972 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  Canada Brandon, Manitoba 49°40′6″N 100°0′41″W / 49.66833°N 100.01139°W / 49.66833; -100.01139 (CKX Television Tower)
Scripps Howard Broadcasting Tower Greenacres City[1] 1,331 feet 405.7 m 2003 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Greenacres City, Florida 26°35′21.2″N 80°12′42.8″W / 26.589222°N 80.211889°W / 26.589222; -80.211889 (Scripps Howard Broadcasting Tower Greenacres City)
KLPA Television Tower[1] 1,329 feet 405 m 1983 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Alexandria, Louisiana 31°33′57.0″N 92°32′51″W / 31.565833°N 92.54750°W / 31.565833; -92.54750 (KLPA Television Tower)
Central Radio and TV Tower 1,329 feet 405 m 1992 Concrete tower Observation, UHF/VHF-transmission  China Beijing 39°55′05″N 116°18′01″E / 39.91806°N 116.30028°E / 39.91806; 116.30028 (Central Radio and TV Tower)
Cumulus Broadcasting Tower Rockvale[1] 1,328 feet 404.8 m 1991 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Rockvale, Tennessee 35°49′03.0″N 86°31′24″W / 35.817500°N 86.52333°W / 35.817500; -86.52333 (Cumulus Broadcasting Tower Rockvale)
South Dakota Public Broadcasting Tower Reliance[1] 1,326 feet 404.1 m 1970 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Reliance, South Dakota 43°58′05.0″N 99°35′41″W / 43.968056°N 99.59472°W / 43.968056; -99.59472 (South Dakota Public Broadcasting Tower Reliance)
Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Jernigantown[1] 1,324 feet 403.6 m 1990 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Jernigantown, Tennessee 36°31′36.0″N 86°41′14″W / 36.526667°N 86.68722°W / 36.526667; -86.68722 (Clear Channel Broadcasting Tower Jernigantown)
Sand Springs Scripps Howard Broadcasting Tower 1324 ft 403.5 m 1954 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Sand Springs, Oklahoma was originally 358.4 metres tall 36°11′46″N 96°5′53″W / 36.19611°N 96.09806°W / 36.19611; -96.09806 (Sand Springs Scripps Howard Broadcasting Tower)
WEYI TV25 Flint Tower[1] 1,323 feet 403.2 m 1972 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Clio, Michigan Tallest structure above ground level in Michigan 43°13′01.0″N 83°43′17″W / 43.216944°N 83.72139°W / 43.216944; -83.72139 (WEYI)
Cossitt Library Dba Tower[1] 1,320 feet 402.4 m 1989 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Frenchman's Bayou, Arkansas 35°28′03.0″N 90°11′27″W / 35.467500°N 90.19083°W / 35.467500; -90.19083 (Cossitt Library Dba Tower)
WLOX TV Tower[1] 1,319 feet 402.1 m 1964 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States McHenry, Mississippi 30°43′23.0″N 89°05′28″W / 30.723056°N 89.09111°W / 30.723056; -89.09111 (WLOX TV Tower)
Southwest TV Tower Lunita[1] 1,319 feet 402 m 1989 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Lunita, Louisiana 30°17′27.0″N 93°34′36″W / 30.290833°N 93.57667°W / 30.290833; -93.57667 (Southwest TV Tower Lunita)
Mississippi Authority for Educational TV Tower Oxford[1] 1,319 feet 402 m 1998 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Oxford, Mississippi 34°17′28.0″N 89°42′21″W / 34.291111°N 89.70583°W / 34.291111; -89.70583 (Mississippi Authority for Educational TV Tower Oxford)
South Carolina Educational TV Tower 1,318 feet 401.7 m 1975 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Green Pond, South Carolina dismantled
WJWJ TV Tower[1] 1,318 feet 401.6 m 1975 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Beaufort, South Carolina 32°42′42.5″N 80°40′53.8″W / 32.711806°N 80.681611°W / 32.711806; -80.681611 (WJWJ TV Tower)
Beaufort WHK-291 Tower[1] 1,318 feet 401.6 m 1985 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Beaufort, South Carolina 32°42′43.0″N 80°40′53.0″W / 32.711944°N 80.681389°W / 32.711944; -80.681389 (Beaufort WHK-291 Tower)
Moapa Kemp Tower[1] 1,316 feet 401 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Moapa, Nevada built, although FCC mention it as granted 36°35′05″N 114°36′03″W / 36.58472°N 114.60083°W / 36.58472; -114.60083 (Moapa Kemp Tower)
Lewis Broadcasting Tower Columbus[1] 1,315 feet 400.9 m 1982 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Columbus, Georgia 32°27′29.0″N 84°53′08″W / 32.458056°N 84.88556°W / 32.458056; -84.88556 (Lewis Broadcasting Tower Columbus)
KTTC-TV Tower[1] 1,314 feet 400.5 m 1960 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Ostrander, Minnesota analog 43°34′15.0″N 92°25′38″W / 43.570833°N 92.42722°W / 43.570833; -92.42722 (KTTC-TV Tower)
Wand TV Tower Decatur[1] 1,314 feet 400.5 m ? Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Decatur, Illinois collapsed on 26 March 1978
Wand TV Tower[1] 1,314 feet 400.5 m 1980 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  United States Argenta, Illinois 39°57′07.0″N 88°49′55″W / 39.951944°N 88.83194°W / 39.951944; -88.83194 (Wand TV Tower)
Dimona Radar Facility 1,312 feet 400 m 2008 Guyed mast UHF/VHF-transmission  Israel Dimona 2 units

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