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Airbus A380

Airbus A380 Specifications

Airbus A380 Specifications
History of Airbus and the A380
Construction of the A380
Airbus A380 VS Boeing 747-8
Airbus A380F
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A380 Exterior Images
A380 Interior Images
A380 Videos

Country of origin: France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom
Engines: Four Rolls-Royce Trent 900 turbofans or four General Electric/Pratt & Whitney GP-7200 turbofans
Max cruising speed: Mach 0.88 (880 km/h)
Longrange cruising speed: Mach 0.85 (850 km/h)
Range: 14,800 km (8,000 nm)
Empty operating weight: 277,000 kg (610,700 lb)
Max takeoff weight: 560,000 kg (1,234,600 lb)
Wingspan: 79.8m (261 ft 10 in)
Length: 72.75m (238 ft 8 in)
Height: 24.08m (79 ft)
Flight crew: 2
Passenger seating: 555 passengers on two decks in a three-class arrangement, and up to 800 passengers in a one-class arrangement
Cost: About $250 million US
The A380 has 49% more floor area but only 35% more seats than the Boeing 747-400, allowing room for shops, gymnasiums and bars.
Economy class seating on board the A380
One of the staircases leading up to the second deck