Airbus A340-500 vs. Boeing 747-8I

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Airbus A340-500 versus Boeing 747-8I
67.90 m 222 ft 9 in length 76.25 m 250 ft 2 in
63.45 m 208 ft 2 in wingspan 68.45 m 224 ft 7 in
436.40 m2 4,697 ft2 wingarea 554.00 m2 5,963 ft2
17.10 m 56 ft 1 in height 19.35 m 63 ft 6 in
4 engines 4
236 kN 53,000 lbf thrust per engine 296 kN 66,500 lbf
944 kN 212,000 lbf total thrust 1,184 kN 266,000 lbf
368,000 kgs 811,000 lbs MTOW 448,000 kgs 988,000 lbs
16,700 km 9,018 nm range 14,800 km 7,992 nm
M0.83 cruise speed M0.855
313 passengers capacity 467 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).