The Airbus A380-900 is the latest and largest member of the Airbus A380 family. The aircraft has a range of 8,700 kilometers with 467 seats in five classes onboard. It was designed to be quieter than its predecessor and features an improved cabin design for better air quality, more legroom and larger windows.

2000 to: 2000
US$445.6 million (2018)
Thales Rockwell Honeywell Combo
4x 4 X Rolls Royce Trent 970 B
80,210 pound-force
Max Cruise Speed:
488 knots
904 Km/h
Approach Speed (Vref):
Travel range:
8,100 Nautical Miles
15,001 Kilometers
Fuel Economy:
0.12 nautical mile / gallon
0.059 kilometres / litre
Service Ceiling:
43,000 feet
Rate of Climb:
12 feet / minute
0.06metre / second
Take Off Distance:
2950 metre - 9,678.36 feet
Landing Distance:
2010 metre - 6,594.41 feet
Max Take Off Weight:
521,631 Kg
1,149,988 lbs
Max Landing Weight:
357,431 Kg
787,992 lbs
Max Payload:
92,900 Kg
204,807 lbs
Fuel Tank Capacity:
84,600 gallon
320,245 litre
Baggage Volume:
220 m3 / 7,769 ft3
Seats - Economy / General:
900 seats
Seats - Business Class:
656 seats
Seats - First Class:
Cabin Height:
3 metre - 9.84 feet
Cabin Width:
6.58 metre - 21.59 feet
Cabin Length:
55.9 metre - 183.40 feet
Exterior Length:
79 metre - 259.18 feet
Tail height:
24.1 metre - 79.07 feet
Fuselage Diameter:
7.4 metre - 24.28 feet
Wing Span / Rotor Diameter:
79.8 metre - 261.81 feet
Wing Tips:
Wingtip Fences

The Airbus A380-900 features a significant increase in range and payload capacity over its predecessors, as well as an enlarged wing area to accommodate increased fuel loads. These improvements allow it to fly routes that were previously out of reach for other widebody jets.

The Airbus A380-900 was designed with future growth potential in mind, meaning that it can be adapted to meet requirements as they evolve through 2018 and beyond. It’s also able to operate on both standard and high-capacity runways, giving airports more flexibility when deciding how best to serve their passengers’ needs at any given time.

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