The Top 5 Largest Aircraft in the World

  Aircraft Seats Maximum Take Off Weight Wingspan Range
(max fuel)
Antonov An-225 Mriya 76 599,989 kg
(1,322,750 lb)
64.4 m 10,950 km
Airbus A380F 525 560,000 kg
(1,234,588 lb)
79.8 m 15,700 km
Boeing 747-8 467 447,696 kg
(987,000 lb)
68.5 m 14,815 km
Boeing 747-400ER 524 412,770 kg
(910,000 lb)
64.4 m 14,205 km
An-124 Ruslan 94 405,000 kg
(892,871 lb)
67.9 m 12,000 km
Sources:  Top 5 of Anything research, 2014. Sources: Airbus A380F, Boeing 747-8, AN-225-Mriya, Boeing 747-400ER, An-124 Ruslan
List Notes: This list is ranked by the maximum take off weight of the aircraft. The maximum takeoff weight or maximum takeoff mass of an aircraft is the maximum weight at which the pilot of the aircraft is allowed to attempt to take off, due to structural or other limits. Number of seats is the seat configuration used for normal transport flights of the commercial aircraft and the maximum possible seat configuration of the transport aircraft if transporting people. List last updated by The Top 5 of Anything January, 2014.
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