• Four Rolls-Royce Trent 500 engines power the A340-600, which use only 56,000 lbs. of their certified 60,000 lbs. of thrust, resulting in longer on-wing lives.

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    The A340-600 (shown here with Rolls-Royce engines) is the longest-fuselage jetliner ever built by Airbus, and the largest-capacity member of the A340 Family.

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    The A340-600’s four engines configuration (shown here with Rolls-Royce engines) allows airlines to fly more direct routes – even long distances over water or on segments far from airports – saving travel time and cutting fuel consumption.

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Dimensions & key data

Combining range and efficiency, the A340-600 is the latest development of the Airbus A340 Family, and is the longest airliner in operation.

It is renowned for interior comforts such as advanced lighting and temperature control, and the quietness of its cabin.

A340-600 specs

Key figures

  Range 7 900 nm 14 600 km
Typical seating x 359 (2-class)
  Max payload 122.6 lb x 1 000 55.6 tonnes
A340-600 Wing span Wing span 208 ft 2 in 63.45 m
A340-600 Overall length Overall length 247 ft 3 in 75.36 m
A340-600 Height Height 56 ft 6 in 17.22 m

Dimensions

Overall length 247 ft 3 in 75.36 m
Cabin length 200 ft 1 in 60.98 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 6 in 17.22 m
Track 35 ft 1 in 10.69 m
Wheelbase 107 ft 11 in 32.89 m

Longest fuselage

The super-stretch A340-600 is Airbus’ longest jetliner operating today, with an overall fuselage length of 75.36 metres. The aircraft’s capacity is 359 seats in a typical two-class layout, with up to 475 passengers accommodated in a high-density configuration – providing an ideal mix of capacity and efficiency for operators across the globe. 

Capacity

Pax
Typical seating 359 (2-class)
Max 475
Freight
LD3 capacity underfloor 42 (43) 42 (43)
Max pallet number underfloor 14 14
Bulk hold volume 695 ft³ 19.7 m³
Total volume (Bulk loading) 7 331 ft³ 207.6 m³

Performance

Range 7 900 nm 14 600 km
Mmo M0.86
Max ramp weight 813.9 (840.4) lb x 1000 369.2 (381.2) tonnes
Max take-off weight 811.3 (837.8) lb x 1000 368.0 (380.0) tonnes
Max landing weight 571.0 (584.2) lb x 1000 259.0 (265.0) tonnes
Max zero fuel weight 540.0 (553.2) lb x 1000 245.0 (251.0) tonnes
Max fuel capacity 51 750 (54 020) USG 195 520 (204 500) litres

Engines x4

RR Trent 500 RR Trent 500
Thrust range 56 000 (60 000) lb slst 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.