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Boeing 737-700 Range  
User currently offlineArv79 From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 31 posts, RR: 0
Posted (5 years 11 months 9 hours ago) and read 10950 times:

What is the maximum range on the 737-700? The reason I'm asking is because at this very moment, KLM663 is flying from AMS to IAH. You can see it at http://flightaware.com/live/flight/KLM663. Thanks.

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User currently offlineA342 From Germany, joined Jul 2005, 4680 posts, RR: 3
Reply 1, posted (5 years 11 months 8 hours ago) and read 10933 times:

That aircraft isn't a normal 737-700. It is a BBJ with an all business-class interior. The BBJ has a higher MTOW and greater fuel capacity, which make this flight possible. Also, it doesn't in fact belong to KL, but to Privatair.


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User currently offlineArv79 From Canada, joined Aug 1999, 31 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (5 years 11 months 7 hours ago) and read 10914 times:

Ah that explains it. Thanks for the explanation. I knew Privatair flew BBJs across the ocean it just didn't occur to me that they'd be flying for KLM. Do you know what the actual range is?

User currently offlineRoseFlyer From United States of America, joined Feb 2004, 9495 posts, RR: 52
Reply 3, posted (5 years 11 months 7 hours ago) and read 10907 times:

Well the range varies a lot. It can go 6,000 miles with extra auxiliary tanks. The 737-700 BBJ has the 800 wing and performance, so that means the plane can fly about 3,000 miles without weight restrictions. In the Privatair configuration, 4,500 miles is fairly reasonable. There are range charts, but they really vary because depending on the payload taken, the range can be drastically different.

The 737-700BBJ was designed to be able to fly JFK-NRT as an extreme range limit.

[Edited 2008-08-30 16:06:53]


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