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KVLY-TV Tower

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Identification

KVLY-TV Tower
KTHI-TV Tower
123700

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Structure in General

mast (wired)
existing [completed]

Usages

tv transmission

Facts

  • it only took 33 days to build this tower.
  • the total weight of the tower is 864,500 pounds.
  • the tower and its guy anchors take up 160 acres of land.
  • total height from 1963 to 2019: 628.8 metres (2063 ft)
  • at the top of the tower, included in its height, was from 1963 to 2019 a 34.44 metres (113 ft) tall antenna.
  • replaced in 1963 WIMZ-FM Tower as world tallest structure
  • world's tallest structure from 1963 to 1973, then surpassed by Konstantynow Radio Mast
  • after collapse of Konstantynow Radio Mast, again from 1991 to 2007 world's tallest structure, then surpassed by Burj Khalifa
  • KVLY-TV Tower was until 2019 the tallest structure in the Western Hemisphere, and the tallest broadcasting mast in the world. In 2019 it was the fourth-tallest structure in the world, after Burj Khalifa, Tokyo Sky Tree and Shanghai Tower
  • in 2019 its VHF antenna was removed, which resulted in dropping its total height to the actual value

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Location

South of North Dakota State Highway 18
58016
Blanchard
North Dakota
U.S.A.

Technical Data

1,987.00 ft
1,987.00 ft
1963
1963

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Features & Amenities

  • One of the city's famous buildings
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