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Dimensions & key data

The A320 Family’s largest member, the A321, offers the best seat-mile costs of any single-aisle aircraft – with passenger capacities comparable to that of a widebody jetliner.

A321 specs

Key figures

  Range 3 200 nm with Sharklets 5 950 km with Sharklets
Typical seating x 185 (2-class)
  Max payload 46 lb x 1 000 21.2 tonnes
A321 Wing span Wing span 117 ft 5 in with Sharklets 35.80 m with Sharklets
A321 Overall length Overall length 146 ft 0 in 44.51 m
A321 Height Height 38 ft 7 in 11.76 m

Dimensions

Overall length 146 ft 0 in 44.51 m
Cabin length 113 ft 0 in 34.44 m
Fuselage width 13 ft 0 in 3.95 m
Max cabin width 12 ft 1 in 3.70 m
Wing span (geometric) 117 ft 5 in with Sharklets 35.80 m with Sharklets
Height 38 ft 7 in 11.76 m
Track 24 ft 11 in 7.59 m
Wheelbase 55 ft 48 in 16.91 m

Stretched fuselage

The A320 Family’s largest member, the A321, offers the best seat-mile costs of any single-aisle aircraft – with passenger capacities comparable to that of a widebody jetliner.  

This stretched-fuselage aircraft has an overall length of 44.51 metres, providing ample room to comfortably accommodate 185 travellers in a two-class configuration – or up to 220 in a high-density layout. 

Capacity

Pax
Typical seating 185 (2-class)
Max 236
Freight
LD3 capacity underfloor 10 LD3-45W 10 LD3-45W
Max pallet number underfloor 10 10
Bulk hold volume 1 828 ft³ 51 m³
Total volume 1 300 / 1 508 ft³ (LD3 / LD3+bulk) 36.8 / 42.7 m³ (LD3 / LD3+bulk)

Performance

Range 3 200 nm with Sharklets 5 950 km with Sharklets
Mmo M0.82
Max ramp weight 197.1 (207.0) lb x 1000 89.4 (93.9) tonnes
Max take-off weight 196.2 (206.1) lb x 1000 89.0 (93.5) tonnes
Max landing weight 166.4 (171.5) lb x 1000 75.5 (77.8) tonnes
Max zero fuel weight 157.6 (162.7) lb x 1000 71.5 (73.8) tonnes
Max fuel capacity 6 350 (7 935) USG 24 050 (30 030) litres

Engines

V2500-A5 x2 V2500-A5
CFM56-5B x2 CFM56-5B
Thrust range 27 000 (33 000) lb slst 120 (148) kN

For more on technical specifications

Information required operating and supporting Airbus aircraft and airport planning, can be downloaded in Adobe PDF format, from the Aircraft Characteristics page.

Further specialised documents are in the on-line Technical Data library.