Airbus A340-500

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Airbus A340-500
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First Flight: February 11, 2002[1]
Production Period: 2002-2010
Assembled in: Toulouse, France; Hamburg, Germany
Number built: 34[2]
Category: Long-Range Widebody
Manufactured by: Airbus Industrie

The Airbus A340-500 is a widebody long-haul airliner developed by Airbus in the early 2000s. It is a variant of the Airbus A340 series, the second longest in the series, developed alongside the Airbus A340-600. With a range of 16,670 km, the -500 variant has the longest operating range of any of the A340 variants, capable of operating the distance between New York and Singapore.

This variant is no longer in development.


  • Length: 67.93m
  • Height: 17.28m
  • Wingspan: 63.45m
  • Range (with full payload): 16,670km
  • Maximum Passenger Capacity: 293[3]




Western Africa


Northern America

Southern America


Southeastern Asia

Western Asia


Southern Europe


Registration Thumbnail Model Year Engine Notes
F-WWTE A340-541 2002 Trent 553-61

Special Use

Registration Thumbnail Model Year Engine Notes


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