Air Force One: Fact Sheet

The two Boeing 747s which operate as Air Force One are flown by the 89th Airlift Wing of the U.S. Air Force.

General Characteristics – Air Force One (Source)
Primary Function: Presidential air transport 
Contractor: Boeing Airplane Co. 
Power Plant: Four General Electric CF6-80C2B1 jet engines 
Thrust: 56,700 pounds, each engine 
Length: 231 feet, 10 inches (70.7 meters) 
Height: 63 feet, 5 inches (19.3 meters) 
Wingspan: 195 feet, 8 inches (59.6 meters) 
Speed: 630 miles per hour (Mach 0.92) 
Ceiling: 45,100 feet (13,746 meters) 
Maximum Takeoff Weight: 833,000 pounds (374,850 kilograms) 
Range: 7,800 statute miles (6,800 nautical miles) (12,550 kilometers) 
Crew: 26 (passenger/crew capacity: 102) 
Introduction Date: Dec. 8, 1990 (No. 28000); Dec. 23, 1990 (No. 29000) 
Date Deployed: Sept. 6, 1990 (No. 28000); Mar. 26, 1991 (No. 29000) 
Inventory: Active force, 2; ANG, 0; Reserve, 0

Point of Contact
Air Mobility Command, Office of Public Affairs; 503 Ward Drive, Suite 217; Scott Air Force Base, Ill. 62225-5335; DSN 779-7843 or (618) 229-7843

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