Northwest's B747-100/-200 Fleet and Tech Data

Nose to Nose with 6613 at SEA

B747 Classic Fleet Differences

Maximum WeightsB747-100B747-200FB747-200QB747-200R
Maximum Ramp Weight738,000778,000803,000817,000
Maximum Takeoff Weight734,000775,000800,000814,000
Maximum Landing Weight585,000585,000630,000630,000
Maximum Zero Fuel Weight526,500526,500526,500526,500
Average Empty Weight - Domestic 361,900364,200366,700366,000
Average Empty Weight - Over Water 364,600368,000370,600369,900
Average Empty Weight - Long Range 364,600368,000368,000371,000
Maximum Fuel Capacity 316,200360,800360,800360,800
PowerplantsJT9D-7AJT9D-7FJT9D-7QJT9D-7R4G2
PAX Seats454370369*369
Ship Numbers6601,03,086611-66146615-66286631, 6632
6633-66356636-6638
*Ship 6615 has 367 seats installed

NWA B747 Classic Fleet Data

RegistrationShip No.ModelDate MFGSELCALRemarks
N601US6601B747-15130-APR-70See below.
N603US6603B747-15122-MAY-70See below.
N608US6608B747-15118-SEP-70See below.
N611US6611B747-251B27-MAR-71ALEH
N612US6612B747-251B15-MAY-71ALEJ
N613US6613B747-251B22-JUN-71ALEK
N614US6614B747-251B22-OCT-71ALEM
N615US6615B747-251B23-NOV-71ALFH
N622US6622B747-251B24-SEP-79CEAK
N623US6623B747-251B25-MAY-79
N624US6624B747-251B06-JUN-79CEAM
N625US6625B747-251B17-JUN-79CEBJ
N626US6626B747-251B28-JUN-79CFAG
N627US6627B747-251B02-JAN-80CFAJ
N628US6628B747-251B08-APR-80CFAM
N631US6631B747-251B02-APR-84CFAL
N632US6632B747-251B01-MAY-84CFAK
N633US6633B747-227B02-JAN-80CEBG
N634US6634B747-227B31-MAY-84CHBG
N635US6635B747-227B31-MAY-79CHAFFlown NWA7/8DEC94 SEA-MSP
N636US6636B747-251B06-MAY-86CHAMReg. Ops. SEA-HKG*, JFK-NRT**
N637US6637B747-251B19-MAY-86CHBEReg. Ops. SEA-HKG*, JFK-NRT**
N638US6638B747-251B18-JUL-86CJBGReg. Ops. SEA-HKG*, JFK-NRT**

* Only Ships 6636, 6637, and 6638 operate SEA-HKG due to length of operation, until more B747-400s come on line.
** Can operate JFK-NRT when a B747-400 is unavailable, and payload permits, enroute winds/weather permitting. This is due to the -7R4G2 engines.
Ships 6601, 6603, and 6608 operate in a 454 seat high-density arrangement for flights to/from NRT-GUM, and NRT-HNL. This is due to the heavy loads of Japanese nationals that fly those routes.