How big is a b747?

747-8 Intercontinental
Seats (3-class) 410
Range nm (km) 7,730 nautical miles (14,310 km)
Length 76.3 m (250 ft 2 in)
Wingspan 68.4 m (224 ft 5 in)

How long is a Boeing 747 in meters?

76 m
Boeing 747-8/Length

How far a modern Boeing 747 400 can fly without refueling?

A modern Boeing 747 can fly about 15,000 km (9,500 miles) when it’s flying at 900 kmh (550 mph). This means it can fly non stop for almost 16 hours!

Is 747 a big plane?

The 747-8 is the world’s longest currently-operational passenger airliner, surpassing the Airbus A340-600 by 3.1 ft (0.95 m). With a maximum take-off weight of 975,000 lb (442 t), the 747-8 is the heaviest aircraft, commercial or military, manufactured in the U.S.

Is Boeing 777 larger than 747?

The 777 is both longer in length than the 747, as well as having a longer wingspan. No surprisingly, the 777 is shorter than the 747, however, it isn’t as short as you’d expect, it’s only three feet shorter.

Why did they stop using the 747?

The end of the 747 has been a long time coming. Demand for the four-engine jet has decreased steadily in recent years as airlines have sought smaller, nimbler, more fuel-efficient twin-engine planes instead, such as the Airbus A330 and A350, and the Boeing 777 and 787.

What are the names of the Virgin Atlantic 747s?

Look out for Tinker Belle, Ladybird, Ruby Tuesday, English Rose, Hot Lips, Jersey Girl, Barbarella and Pretty Woman. Virgin Atlantic newly refurbished 747-400’s are made up of three classes, split between a main lower deck and a smaller upper deck, with all seats featuring touch screen entertainment.

How are the seats arranged on a B747-400?

The seats on the B747-400 are arranged in a herringbone layout allowing for plenty of privacy (each comes in its own shell) and direct aisle access for all passengers. There is also an ottoman at the end of each seat, which can be used as a footrest or a buddy seat, if you have a friend or colleague who wants to join you for a meal or drink.

How tall is the nose of a Boeing 747?

Boeing 747 Freighters Cargo Configuration Nose door section 747-200F/-400F/ERF Deck width: 140 in (3.5 m)* 105 in (2.7 m) Height: 98 in (2.5 m) Maximum internal width at opening, 150 in (3.8 m) Copyright ‘ 2003 by The Boeing Company. All rights reserved. Home Table of Contents < Back Next > Print EXIT

How many passengers can a Boeing 747 400 hold?

The aircraft also features an all-new interior with upgraded in-flight entertainment architecture. As on the 747-300, passenger variants include a stretched upper deck as standard. The 747-400 can accommodate 416 passengers in a typical three-class layout, 524 passengers in a typical two-class layout,…