The biggest aircraft in history lands in Riga Airport


Today, the first Boeing 747-8 aircraft, which is the biggest aircraft manufactured by Boeing, landed in Riga Airport. Riga Airport became the 150th airport to handle this aircraft. The first flights with this plane were carried out by “Atlas Air” airline.

Information about the aircraft:

•    maximum flying range – 8,700 NM nautical miles, 16,100 km
•    wingspan – 68.4 m,
•    aircraft length – 76.3 m,
•    aircraft height – 19.4 m,
•    maximum take-off weight – 447,696 kg.

Information prepared by:
Sarmīte Rinmane
Head of the Communication Department
SJSC Riga International Airport
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