Boeing 757

Boeing 757-200

ICAO type designator: B752

ICAO type description: L2J

Wake turbulance category: M

Max operating level: FL 430

Typical cruising speed: Fast

Climb performance: Good

Approach category: C (D)

Special Remarks:

Both the B752 and B753 should be treated as a heavy aircraft when preceding other aircraft.

Nice to know:

Capacity: Up to 280

MTOW:  123.000 kg


  • B752: B757-200  -Pax: Typical 2-class config. 189
  • B753: B757-300  – Pax: Typical 2-class config. 243, typical 1-class config.  280

What to look for:

  • It appers tall, with long landing gear
  • Usually without winglets (If they have, they are straight up)
  • Characteristic nose and cockpit section
  • Narrowbody / Thin fuselage

The B757 is very similar to the wide body aircraft B767 and the A321


Boeing 757 200

Boeing 757 200