Boeing 747SP


Boeing 747SP HZ-AIF Saudi-Arabian © Mike Vallentin
Photo ©: Mike Vallentin
The Boeing 747SP is a four-engined long-range widebody airliner with a capacity of maximum 313 passengers in a partial double deck configuration produced by the American manufacturer Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
The 747SP is a shortened long-range version of Boeing 747-100. 747SP means Special Performance.
Passengers297 - 331
Propulsion2 Turbofan Engines
Engine ModelPratt & Whitney JT9D-7AW
Engine Power (each)218,4 kN49100 lbf
alternative Engine Variant
Engine ModelRolls-Royce RB.211-524C2-19
Engine Power (each)225,1 kN50600 lbf
max. Cruise Speed991 km/h535 kts
  616 mph
Speed1093 km/h590 kts
  679 mph
Mmo (max. Mach)Mach 0.92
Service Ceiling13.747 m45.100 ft
Range10.840 km5.853 NM
6.736 mi.
Empty Weight147.717 kg325.660 lbs
max. Takeoff Weight299.371 kg660.000 lbs
max. Landing Weight204.117 kg450.000 lbs
Wing Span59,64 m195 ft 8 in
Wing Area511,0 m5500 ft
Length56,31 m184 ft 9 in
Height20,06 m65 ft 10 in
First Flight04.07.1975
Production Statusout of production
Production Range1976-1989
Total Production45
Developed fromBoeing 747-100
IATA Code74L
Data for (Version)Boeing 747SP