A380 Aircraft

Specification

The world's first true double-deck jetliner, the A380 aircraft will have a maximum takeoff weight of 590 metric tonnes (1,300,000 lb.) and a range of 15,000 km/8,000 nm.

AIRCRAFT DIMENSIONS

metric

imperial

Overall length

73 m.

239 ft. 3 in.

Height

24.1 m.

79 ft. 7 in.

Fuselage diameter

7.14 m.

23 ft. 5 in.

Maximum cabin width

Main deck: 6.58 m. / Upper deck: 5.92 m.

Main deck: 21 ft. 7 in. / Upper deck: 19 ft. 5 in.

Cabin length

49.90 m.

163 ft. 8 in.

Wingspan (geometric)

79.8 m.

261 ft. 8 in.

Wing area (reference)

845 m2

9,100 ft2

Wing sweep (25% chord)

33.5 degrees

33.5 degrees

Wheelbase

30.4 m.

99 ft. 8 in.

Wheel track

14.3 m.

46 ft. 11 in.

 

BASIC OPERATING DATA

metric

imperial

Engines

Trent 900 or GP 7000

Trent 900 or GP 7000

Engine thrust range

311 kN

70,000 lb. slst

Typical passenger seating

555

555

Range (w/max. passengers)

15,000 km.

8,000 nm.

Max. operating Mach number (Mmo)

0.89 Mo.

0.89 Mo.

Bulk hold volume - Standard/option

18.4 m3

650 ft3

 

DESIGN WEIGHTS

metric

imperial

Maximum ramp weight

562 tonnes

1,239 lbs. x 1000

Maximum takeoff weight

560 tonnes

1,235 lbs. x 1000

Maximum landing weight

386 tonnes

851 lbs. x 1000

Maximum zero fuel weight

361 tonnes

796 lbs. x 1000

Maximum fuel capacity

310,000 Litres

81,890 US gal.

Typical operating weight empty

276.8 tonnes

608.4 lbs. x 1000

Typical volumetric payload

66.4 tonnes

145.5 lbs. x 1000

 

 

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