# How many city street blocks equal a mile?

There is no universal size for a city block worldwide. However, some cities are on a grid system that have a standard block size. For example, a city block in Chicago is 660 feet, so eight blocks e... Read More »

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## How many NYC avenues equal a mile?

The majority of New York City avenues run north to south, since New York City is mostly in a grid. According to Columbia University, there is a relatively easy way to calculate the number of avenue... Read More »

## How many basketball courts equal 1 mile?

It would take about 56.17 basketball courts lined up lengthwise to equal a mile. A regulation basketball court measures 94 feet in length and 50 feet in width. A mile is 5,280 feet long.Source:NBA ... Read More »

## How many stair steps equal a mile?

One flight of stairs is approximately 10 steps, according to the California WIC Association. There are approximately 2,000 to 2,500 steps in a mile, depending on your stride length. Therefore, it w... Read More »

## How many laps in an olympic size swimming pool equal a mile?

Answer In a 50 meter pool, one mile would be 16 laps (32 lengths).

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