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… / A340 Family / A340-300 / Dimensions & key data

Dimensions & key data

The four-engine A340-300E is the true long-haul aircraft for point-to-point services with the edge that can win high-yield traffic. Seating 300 passengers in a typical two-class cabin layout in Airbus’ widebody cabin, it is recognized as the quietest mid-size airliner in the sky.

A340-300 specs

Key figures

  Range 7 400 nm 13 700 km
Typical seating x 300 (2-class)
  Max payload 95.9 (90.5) lb x 1 000 43.5 (41.0) tonnes
A340-300 Wing span Wing span 197 ft 10 in 60.30 m
A340-300 Overall length Overall length 208 ft 11 in 63.69 m
A340-300 Height Height 55 ft 6 in 16.91 m

Dimensions

Overall length 208 ft 11 in 63.69 m
Cabin length 165 ft 3 in 50.35 m
Fuselage width 18 ft 6 in 5.64 m
Max cabin width 17 ft 4 in 5.28 m
Wing span (geometric) 197 ft 10 in 60.30 m
Height 55 ft 6 in 16.91 m
Track 35 ft 1 in 10.69 m
Wheelbase 84 ft 0 in 25.60 m

Cabin flexibility

 Beneath its main deck, the A340-300’s large cargo holds provide voluminous capacity to maximize operators’ revenue potential.  With large cargo doors as basic fit, they take industry-standard LD3 containers in side-by-side loading.  The jetliner’s forward hold accommodates six 96-inch pallets or 18 LD3 containers, while the aft hold accepts 14 LD3s (or a mix of three 96-inch pallets and two 88-inch pallets). 

Capacity

Pax
Typical seating 300 (2-class)
Max 440
Freight
LD3 capacity underfloor 32 (33) 32 (33)
Max pallet number underfloor 11 11
Bulk hold volume 695 (486) ft³ 19.7 (13.76) m³
Total volume 5 751 (5 700) ft³ (LD3+bulk) 162.8 (161.4) m³ (LD3+bulk)

Performance

Range 7 400 nm 13 700 km
Mmo M0.86
Max ramp weight 608.3 (611.5) lb x 1000 275.9 (277.4) tonnes
Max take-off weight 606.0 (609.6) lb x 1000 275.0 (276.5) tonnes
Max landing weight 418.9 (423.3) lb x 1000 190.0 (192.0) tonnes
Max zero fuel weight 396.7 (403.3) lb x 1000 180.0 (183.0) tonnes
Max fuel capacity 37 150 (39 060) USG 140 640 (147 850) litres

Engines

CFM56-5C4/P x4 CFM56-5C4/P
Thrust range 34 000 lb slst 151 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.