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Boeing 757-300

The Boeing 757-300 is a stretched version of the 757-200 model. It shares the narrow-body twin-engine design of the original, with the fuselage stretched before and after the wings.

Our Aircraft

Icelandair’s 757-300s have seating for 225 passengers, with seats arranged 3-3 in Economy and 2-2 in Saga Premium.

With a cruising speed of 876 km/h (544 mph), it’s just as speedy as its smaller counterpart. On top of in-flight entertainment and Wi-Fi, Icelandair’s passengers enjoy complimentary beverages and good legroom.

General Info

Extending 54.4 m (178’5”) from nose to tail, the 757-300 is the longest single-aisle twinjet aircraft ever built, outmeasuring the standard 757 by over 7 m (23’). As with all 757s, it features a two-crew-member glass cockpit and a supercritical wing designed to reduce aerodynamic drag.

Technical Specification

  • Length:54.4 m (178 ft. 5 in)
  • Wingspan:38.1 m (125’)
  • Cruising speed:876 km/h (544 mph)
  • Maximum range:5,100 km (3,200 mi)
  • Maximum take-off weight:123,830 kg (273,000 lbs)
  • Engine:(two) RB211-535E4-B
  • Boeing 757-300 - Seatmap and seat info

    Saga Premium
  • Seat Pitch: Min 40" Max 42"
  • Seat Widths: Standard Seat: 20.5"
  • Backrest Widths: 25.9"
  • Economy
  • Seat Pitch: 32"
  • Seat Widths: Standard Seat: 17"
  • Backrest Widths: 17.4"
  • Our fleet's Boeing 757-300 aircraft

    Hengill

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    Boeing 757-200
    Hengill is the name of a volcanic system not far from Reykjavík. The most recent eruption has been radiocarbon-dated to about 1,900 years ago. Hellisheiði Geothermal Plant is situated at Hengill. The estimated production capacity for the completed Hellisheiði plant is 300 MW of electricity and 400 MW of thermal energy.