The Airbus 380 capacity depends on the seat configuration. The airliner can seat 525 in the standard three class setup. If the setup is all-economy, the seating capacity would be 853. It is the biggest passenger airliner on the planet.
Airbus 380 Specifications
The airliner is 72.73 m (238.6 ft) long with a wingspan of 79.75 m (261.6 ft). The wheelbase is 33.58 m (110.2 ft) (wing landing gear) and 36.85 m (120.9 ft) (body landing gear). The Airbus 380 wheel track is 12.46 m (40.9 ft). The outer fuselage width is 7.14 m (23.4 ft). The fuselage height is 8.41 m (27.6 ft).
The length of the cabin is 44.93 m (147.4 ft) at the upper deck and 49.9 m (164 ft) for the main deck. The cabin width is 6.58 m (21.6 ft) for the main cabin and 5.92 m (19.4 ft) for the upper deck. For the main deck it is 6.58 m (21.6 ft). The total wing area is 845 m2 (9,100 sq ft). The wing sweep is 33.5 degrees. The aspect ratio is
Weight, Volume and Payload
The maximum cargo volume is 176 m3 (6,200 cu ft). The maximum structural payload is 89,200 kg (197,000 lb). The Airbus 380 capacity gives it a typical operating empty weight of 276,800 kg (610,000 lb).
The maximum zero fuel weight is 366,000 kg (810,000 lb). The maximum take-off weight is 569,000 kg (1,250,000 lb). The maximum landing weight is 391,000 kg (860,000 lb).
Speed and Range Ceiling
The maximum operating speed at cruise altitude is Mach 0.89. That is equal to (945 km/h, 587 mph, and 510 knots. The maximum design speed in dive at cruise altitude is Mach 0.96[. This is equivalent to 1020 km/h, 634 mph, and 551 knots at cruise altitude.
The range at design load is 15,200 km (8,200 nmi, 9,400 mi). The Airbus 380 has a service ceiling of 13,115 m (43,028 ft).
Fuel Capacity and Other Data
The fuel capacity maxes out at 323,546 L (85,472 US gal). The Airbus 380 has 4 x engines. The Airbus made its maiden flight on April 27, 2005. The first commercial flight was from Singapore to Sydney, Australia. It took place on October 25, 2007. The cockpit crew is two.
Due to the Airbus 380 capacity, it has earned the moniker Superjumbo. The dimensions of its cabin are 50% bigger than the next largest airliner, the Boeing 747- 100.