Boeing 747-8


Boeing 7478i Lufthansa D-ABYA FRA © Mike Vallentin
Photo ©: Mike Vallentin
The Boeing 747-8 is a four-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 605 passengers in a partial double deck configuration produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes. It is also available as a cargo freighter 747-8F.
The 747-8 is a development of the 747-400. The main changes are new wings with increased wing span, new engines, a longer fuselage and new avionics. The General Electric GEnx series is the single available engine option for the 747-8. The passengers variant is designated 747-8i international. The 747-8F can carry a payload of 133 tonnes with a volume of 693 m (24462 ft) in the main cargo deck. The 747-8i is now the world's longest airliner.
Passengerstyp. 467, max. 605
Propulsion4 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelGeneral Electric GEnx-2B67B
Engine Power (each)295,8 kN66498 lbf
max. Cruise Speed917 km/h495 kts
  570 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.9
Service Ceiling13.137 m43.100 ft
Range14.816 (8.130) km8.000 (4.390) NM
9.206 (5.052) mi.
Empty Weight213.188 (190.962) kg470.000 (421.000) lbs
max. Takeoff Weight447.696 kg987.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight312.072 kg688.000 lbs
Wing Span68,45 m224 ft 7 in
Wing Area554,0 m5963 ft
Length76,25 m250 ft 2 in
Height19,36 m63 ft 6 in
First Flight08.02.2010 (747-8F), 20.03.2011 (747-8i)
Production Statusin production
Developed fromBoeing 747-400
ICAO CodeB748
IATA Code74H 74N
Data for (Version)Boeing 747-8 (747-8F)
Variants747-8, 747-8F

[Photo-ID: 12498] Karsten Palt 2016-05-09
Boeing 747-830, Lufthansa, D-ABYP, c/n 37839 / 1500, Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
Reg.: D-ABYP
c/n: 37839 / 1500
The 1500th Boeing 747
[Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA)]
[Photo-ID: 11476] Karsten Palt 2015-06-01
Boeing 747-830, Lufthansa, D-ABYR, c/n 37842 / 1511, Karsten Palt, 2015Boeing
Reg.: D-ABYR
c/n: 37842 / 1511
[LAX International Airport (KLAX / LAX)]
[Photo-ID: 12499] Karsten Palt 2016-05-09
Boeing 747-8B5, Korean Air, HL7630, c/n 40905 / 1506, Karsten Palt, 2016Boeing
Korean Air
Reg.: HL7630
c/n: 40905 / 1506
[Frankfurt am Main (EDDF / FRA)]