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How much fuel does the A380 use?

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The Airbus A380 is a plane that uses 2.9 liters (0.76 gallons) of fuel per passenger for every 100 kilometers (60 miles) that the plane travels.The A380 was revealed back in the year 2005 and it is one of the most popular jumbo jets in use today.

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The commercial plane can transport between 525 and 555 passengers when the seats are arranged in a three-class configuration. This model is able to travel a non-stop distance of 8,300 nautical miles. To give a point of reference, a similarly sized large passenger plane such as the Boeing 747-8 seats 467 passengers in a three-class configuration and is capable of travelling 8,000 nautical miles per flight.

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