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How Many Gallons In A Pound Of Jet A?  
User currently offlinePmk From United States of America, joined May 1999, 664 posts, RR: 2
Posted (14 years 10 months 18 hours ago) and read 2487 times:

I've been trying to consider something;

1. How much does a gallon of Jet A weigh?
2. How is the fuel sold, by the pound or by the gallon/Litre?
3. How much does it cost to buy a pound/Gallon/litre?

Thanks in advance,

Peter

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User currently offlineAC_A340 From Canada, joined Sep 1999, 2251 posts, RR: 1
Reply 1, posted (14 years 10 months 15 hours ago) and read 2450 times:

6 pounds a gallon.

User currently offlineSwafueler From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (14 years 10 months 12 hours ago) and read 2444 times:

Jet-A weighs 6.7lbs per gallon at 60 degrees. It is sold by the gallon.

User currently offlineJim From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 455 posts, RR: 1
Reply 3, posted (14 years 10 months 9 hours ago) and read 2431 times:

At Delta, we use 6.7 lbs/gal for our calculations. Although it is bought and sold per gallon, we measure it by pounds. The last price I remember seeing was $0.51/gal.

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