Technical Characteristics- MD-80 Series

MD-81| MD-82/-88 | MD-83 | MD-87

 MD-81 MD-82/-88
Passengers
Typical 3-class configuration
Typical 2-class configuration
Typical 1-class configuration

N/A
155
172

N/A
152
172
Cargo 1,253 cu ft
(35.5 cu m)
1,253 cu ft
(35.5 cu m)
Engines
maximum thrust
Pratt & Whitney
JT8D-209
18,500 lb (8,391 kg)
Pratt & Whitney
JT8D-217A/C
20,000 lb (9,072 kg)
Maximum Fuel Capacity 5,840 U.S. gal
(22,106 L)
5,840 U.S. gal
(22,106 L)
Maximum Takeoff Weight 140,000 lb
(63,503 kg)
149,500 lb
(67,812 kg)
Maximum Range 1,565 nautical miles (2,897 km) 2,052 nautical miles (3,798 km)
Typical Cruise Speed
at 35,000 feet
0.76 Mach
504 mph (811 km/h)
0.76 Mach
504 mph (811 km/h)
Basic Dimensions
Wing Span
Overall Length
Tail Height

107 ft 8 in (32.8 m)
147 ft 8 in (45.1 m)
29 ft 6 in (9.05 m)

107 ft 8 in (32.8 m)
147 ft 8 in (45.1 m)
29 ft 6 in (9.05 m)
 MD-83MD-87
Passengers
Typical 3-class configuration
Typical 2-class configuration
Typical 1-class configuration

N/A
155
172

N/A
130
139
Cargo 1,103 cu ft
(28.7 cu m)
937 cu ft
(26.5 cu m)
Engines
maximum thrust
Pratt & Whitney
JT8D-219
21,000 lb (9,525 kg)
Pratt & Whitney
JT8D-217C
20,000 lb (9,072 kg)
Maximum Fuel Capacity
*with auxiliary fuel tanks
7,000 U.S. gal
(26,4951 L)
5,840/7,000* U.S. gal
(22,106/26,495* L)
Maximum Takeoff Weight 160,000 lb
(72,575 kg)
140,000/149,000* lb
(63,503/67,813* kg)
Maximum Range 2,504 nautical miles (4,635 km) 2,374 nautical miles
(4,395 km)
Typical Cruise Speed
at 35,000 feet
0.76 Mach
504 mph (811 km/h)
0.76 Mach
504 mph (811 km/h)
Basic Dimensions
Wing Span
Overall Length
Tail Height

107 ft 8 in (32.8 m)
147 ft 8 in (45.1 m)
29 ft 6 in (9.05 m)

107 ft 8 in (32.8 m)
130 ft 4 in (39.7 m)
30 ft 5 in (9.3 m)