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How Long Can A B 747-400 Domestic Fly?  
User currently offlineUnited Airline From Hong Kong, joined Jan 2001, 9160 posts, RR: 15
Posted (13 years 8 months 5 days 18 hours ago) and read 2522 times:

What's the maximum range for a B 747-400 Domestic? How many hours can it fly?

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User currently offlineN766AS From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 8 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2510 times:

According to the Boeing Co. website, the maximum range for the B744D is 1,805 nautical miles (2,905 km).

User currently offlineRed Panda From Hong Kong, joined Jun 2000, 1521 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 8 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2506 times:

I would say less than 4hrs, to 5hrs max.

Regards  ,
R Panda


User currently offlineAdam84 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1400 posts, RR: 2
Reply 3, posted (13 years 8 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2498 times:

The thing I thought was strange about Boeings page is, they say the 744D has the same fuel capacity as the 744 but has way less range.

User currently offlineAdam84 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1400 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (13 years 8 months 5 days 17 hours ago) and read 2491 times:

I am correcting myself. The 744D has a 53,985 US gal. fuel capacity and 2,905 km range and the 744 has a 57,285 US gal fuel capacity and 13,750 km range.

User currently offlineCathay Pacific From Australia, joined May 2000, 1864 posts, RR: 1
Reply 5, posted (13 years 8 months 5 days 16 hours ago) and read 2481 times:

wow.........can that small difference in fuel capacity impact on the range so significantly?????        

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User currently offlineN949WP From Hong Kong, joined Feb 2000, 1437 posts, RR: 1
Reply 6, posted (13 years 8 months 5 days 14 hours ago) and read 2472 times:

I believe a number of fuel tanks in the 744D are actually "de-activated" and therefore unused on a normal basis.

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