How Long Is an Aircraft Carrier?


An aircraft carrier is approximately 260 meters long and weighs 40,000 tonne. It can carry a total crew of up to 600 people. This ship is solely designed to deploy and recover aircraft and act as a seagoing airbase.
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During WW2 the longest US Carrier was the USS Lexington (888 feet) sunk during the Battle of the Coral Sea in May 1942. The USS Midway was 972 feet long, but was commissioned after
USS Enterprise (CVN-65) at 1,123 ft (342 m) is the longest naval
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It takes over 7 years, $4 billion and 47,000 tons of steel to produce an aircraft carrier!
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