fun facts about LATAM’s Airbus 321

Details of this LATAM Airbus

1. Assembly

It takes nearly a month to assemble an A321. A new aircraft “is born” every seven hours at the Airbus production lines.

2. Capacity

The A321 can accommodate 185 passengers in the traditional configuration, with two classes, or 220 in a configuration with economy class only. 

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3. Power

The power generated by the A321’s engines can supply 30 apartments.

4. Cruising altitude

The cruising altitude reached by an A321 is equivalent to the height of 15 Burj Khalifa towers, in Dubai – the tallest building in the world, at 2,716 feet [828 m].

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Specs

Name – A321

Manufacturer – Airbus

Capacity – 220 passengers

Length – 146 ft [44.5 m]

Width – 12.95 ft [3.95 m]

Wingspan – 117.7 [35.9 m]

Height – 38.58 [11.76 m]

Maximum takeoff weight – 196,211 lb [89,000 kg]

Engines – CFM56