Re: 747 fuel consumption

Date:         31 Mar 2000 22:25:21 
From:         Chris Dahler <>
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> up. In order to inject some hard facts into the debate (!), can somebody
> tell me the fuel consumption of a 747 on the Chicago-Narita run? Just fuel
> burn per hour would be great, but actual fuel consumption block to block
> would be even better!

ORD-NRT on a 747-400 will burn around 280-300k pounds of fuel block to
block.  Using a fuel density of 6.7 pounds/gallon, that's 41,800 to 44,800