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Landing Fuel Amount For Various Jetliners  
User currently offlineunited319 From United States of America, joined Jul 2006, 527 posts, RR: 0
Posted (2 years 4 months 4 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 2576 times:
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Just curious...I have spoke with several different pilots about how much airliners land with on average. I know this varies based on Size/Routes/Weather/ATC Flow/Etc. Just curious what the ballpark averages are for various sized planes like:

ERJ/CRJ
E170,175,190,195/CR7/CR9
737/A320 Family
757
767/A330
777/A340
747
A380


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User currently offlinewilco737 From Greenland, joined Jun 2004, 9102 posts, RR: 76
Reply 1, posted (2 years 4 months 4 weeks 2 hours ago) and read 2485 times:
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Quoting united319 (Thread starter):

As you said, depends on various factors. For the 747 I fly it is between 8 and 12 tons remaining fuel.

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User currently offlineGoldenshield From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 6101 posts, RR: 14
Reply 2, posted (2 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 21 hours ago) and read 2415 times:

On a good day:

CRJ-200: 1700-2200 lbs.
CRJ-700/900: 2500-3000 lbs. (yes, despite the size and weight difference, they burn practically the same.)



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User currently offlineTristarsteve From Sweden, joined Nov 2005, 4052 posts, RR: 33
Reply 3, posted (2 years 4 months 3 weeks 6 days 16 hours ago) and read 2336 times:

We have a minimum fuel remaining on landing. If the actual amount is less then an investigation is required. I personally have never seen the fuel this low, but it happens. All amounts in kgs.

A318 1100
A319 1230
A320 1210
A321 1500
B737-400 1270
B767-300 2370
B747-400 4870
B777-200 2800
B777-300 3000

Normal arrival fuel here is about twice these figures in normal good weather with our nearby alternate open.


User currently offlineQANTAS747-438 From United States of America, joined Jan 2001, 1983 posts, RR: 2
Reply 4, posted (2 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 23 hours ago) and read 2138 times:

On a very loose average, the 737 lands with between 5000 and 8000 pounds of fuel on board.


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User currently offlinethepinnaclekid From United States of America, joined Feb 2005, 731 posts, RR: 8
Reply 5, posted (2 years 4 months 3 weeks 4 days 6 hours ago) and read 2022 times:

ERJ (135/145's) - at my carrier we have historically tended to land between 2.0 - 2.4 on the gas..... that said, as of the coming month we are shifting to a new way to fuel plan at my company.. it's much more in line with the EU style as oppose to historic US style... as such we will start landing with less gas on most days... not all...... it will be much more based on historic averages, current weather, and expected delays for volume.. all in all it is in theory supposed to be much more accurate and save a substantial amount of money.... we shall see


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