Airbus A310-300 vs. Boeing 737-500

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Airbus A310-300 versus Boeing 737-500
46.66 m 153 ft 1 in length 31.00 m 101 ft 8 in
43.90 m 144 ft wingspan 28.88 m 94 ft 9 in
219.00 m2 2,357 ft2 wingarea 105.40 m2 1,135 ft2
15.80 m 51 ft 10 in height 11.13 m 36 ft 6 in
2 engines 2
262 kN 59,000 lbf thrust per engine 89 kN 20,000 lbf
524 kN 118,000 lbf total thrust 178 kN 40,000 lbf
164,000 kgs 362,000 lbs MTOW 60,000 kgs 132,000 lbs
9,600 km 5,184 nm range 4,444 km 2,400 nm
M0.82 cruise speed M0.73
212 passengers capacity 108 passengers
Values may not be 100% accurate.
Engine thrust, MTOW and range (full load) based on best options available.
Passanger capacity in standard 3-class layout for widebodies and 2-class for narrowbodies (including A300, A310).