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… / A340 Family / A340-500 / Dimensions & key data

Dimensions & key data

The A340-500 operates the world’s longest-range commercial air routes, the longest linking Singapore non-stop with New York, an 18-hour flight, and as such offers passengers the latest in comfort and in-flight services.

A340-500 specs

Key figures

  Range 9 000 nm 16 670 km
Typical seating x 282 (2-class)
  Max payload 95.5 lb x 1 000 43.3 tonnes
A340-500 Wing span Wing span 208 ft 2 in 63.45 m
A340-500 Overall length Overall length 222 ft 10 in 67.93 m
A340-500 Height Height 56 ft 8 in 17.28 m

Dimensions

Overall length 222 ft 10 in 67.93 m
Cabin length 175 ft 9 in 53.56 m
Fuselage width 18 ft 6 in 5.64 m
Max cabin width 17 ft 4 in 5.28 m
Wing span (geometric) 208 ft 2 in 63.45 m
Height 56 ft 8 in 17.28 m
Track 35 ft 1 in 10.69 m
Wheelbase 90 ft 6 in 27.59 m

Ultra long-haul capabilities

 Capable of flying 9,000 nautical miles with a maximum passenger payload, the A340-500 is Airbus’ longest-range jetliner. This extended flight endurance allows the A340-500 to operate many of the world’s longest commercial air routes, including direct Singapore-New York flights with durations of more than 18 hours. 

Capacity

Pax
Typical seating 282 (2-class)
Max 375
Freight
LD3 capacity underfloor 30 (31) 30 (31)
Max pallet number underfloor 10 10
Bulk hold volume 695 ft³ 19.7 m³
Total volume (Bulk loading) 5 435 ft³ 153.9 m³

Performance

Range 9 000 nm 16 670 km
Mmo M0.86
Max ramp weight 822.8 (840.4) lb x 1000 373.2 (381.2) tonnes
Max take-off weight 820.1 (837.8) lb x 1000 372.0 (380.0) tonnes
Max landing weight 535.7 (542.3) lb x 1000 243.0 (246.0) tonnes
Max zero fuel weight 506.9 (511.3) lb x 1000 230.0 (232.0) tonnes
Max fuel capacity 56 870 (58 875) USG 215 260 (222 850) litres

Engines x4

RR Trent 500 RR Trent 500
Thrust range 53 000 (56 000) lb slst 235 (249) kN
Aircraft weights and capabilities shown are the highest values
Ranges shown are for typical passenger load

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.