Heaviest item airlifted
Antonov Airlines
187.6 tonne(s)/metric ton(s)
Germany (Frankfurt Hahn Airport,,Frankfurt Hahn Airport)
The heaviest item airlifted is a power plant generator which weighs 187.6 tonnes (375,200 lb) and was achieved by Antonov Airlines 225 "Mriya" aircraft - the biggest aircraft in the world, at Frankfurt Hahn Airport, in Frankfurt, Germany, on 11 Aug 2009. This incredible plane already holds a number of records, including that of the only plane to have a maximum take-off weight of over 600 tonnes and the plane with the widest wing-span, at 88.4 m (290 ft).