Airbus A340-500 vs. Boeing 747-400

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Airbus A340-500 versus Boeing 747-400
67.90 m 222 ft 9 in length 70.70 m 231 ft 11 in
63.45 m 208 ft 2 in wingspan 64.44 m 211 ft 5 in
436.40 m2 4,697 ft2 wingarea 541.20 m2 5,825 ft2
17.10 m 56 ft 1 in height 19.41 m 63 ft 8 in
4 engines 4
236 kN 53,000 lbf thrust per engine 282 kN 63,300 lbf
944 kN 212,000 lbf total thrust 1,128 kN 253,200 lbf
368,000 kgs 811,000 lbs MTOW 396,900 kgs 875,000 lbs
16,700 km 9,018 nm range 13,400 km 7,236 nm
M0.83 cruise speed M0.85
313 passengers capacity 416 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).