How many stairs equal a flight?


Quick Answer

According to Wonderopolis, a flight of stairs does not contain a particular number of stairs or steps. The number of steps in a flight varies widely from building to building, and flights of stairs in a building also vary by the number of steps included in a flight.

Continue Reading

Full Answer

A flight of stairs is defined simply as an uninterrupted set of steps between two floors or even between two landings. The use of the word "flight" to describe a set of stairs between floors in a building is a metaphor for taking flight in an upward journey. The longest stairway in the world is made up of 11,674 steps, according to the Guinness Book of World Records.

Learn more about Carpentry

Related Questions