How much fuel will I need?

I am doing a flight from VHHH to TNCM and I was wondering how much fuel I would need? I will be flying a 787-9 Dreamliner United. How much fuel/cargo/passengers will I need? Route is 8378 NM straight across, but I plan to have different waypoints in there so it would come out to be 8450 give or take, so ya thats what I’m curious about.

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Using onlineflightplanner.org has a fuel planner and a flight plan to use when creating a route

Looks like you’ll need upwards of 200000lbs of fuel. Also, you’re gonna have to fly light.

I use fpltoif.com to work out flight plans and fuel etc.

Just put your flight in and got the following flight plan which you can copy and paste direct into IF:

VHHH PORPA TD ATENA BEKOL IDUMA SHL 2410N/11325E YIN BUBDA LIG PAVTU LUMKO AKUBA DAPRO LKO HOK ESDOS OBLIK KAMDA CGO DUBAG NOPIN TAMIX PADNO 3614N/11307E EGEBI ANPIG XIVEP TYN EKETA TODAM ATPOK ISBAM DOTOS HET NIXUR IGPAS TMR UKBAD POLHO ZOBUL PICAS BURIM SULOK RAMEL 8400N/14100W 8000N/10200W 7500N/9000W 7000N/8400W 6500N/8000W 6000N/7700W 4948N/7430W OBRET YMX KELVI BUGSY NIPPY ALB ATHOS IGN GANDE DUEYS LLUND JFK BOUNO GEDIC TAAPS GLINN VOGEL GEENE OWENZ FONDE ELCAM WUZYU ANNGO BERGH SAVIK DARUX DASER FLAMO GUICE LITTL PIERC ROOFE SICKL GECAL BRKZZ DUPAN QNEPA OPAUL YIYYO 2005N/6330W TRNKY ULUBA PJM 1802N/6312W TNCM

Airport Code VHHH TNCM
Elevation 28 14
Planned Runway 07L 10
Current Weather 2019/03/30 06:30
VHHH 300630Z 10012KT 9999 -RA FEW015 SCT025 25/19 Q1012 NOSIG 2019/03/30 06:00
TNCM 300600Z 04003KT 9999 FEW044 25/21 Q1015 RMK A2997
SID/STAR BEKO3A (SID) ULUBA1 (STAR)
Aircraft B787-9
Flight Level 32,100
Plan Distance 8,630 NM
Flight Time 18:14
Block Fuel 101456 kgs
Climb Profile 250/310/85
Descent Profile 85/310/250
# Passengers 346
Cargo Weight 0
Notes
System Remarks WARNING: FLIGHT TIME EXCEEDS AIRCRAFT RANGE

Below breakdown shows when and where you can step climb.

Waypoint
Stage Status
IF FPL Altitude
Airspeed
Mach Speed VS to Next
Rem Dist Del
ete
VHHH
Departure Valid
VHHH 28 1,281
8,630
PORPA
Climb Valid
PORPA 5,700
250 kts
M 0.42 1,281
8,624
TD
Climb Valid (VOR)
TD 13,900
310 kts
M 0.61 1,281
8,608
ATENA
Climb Valid
ATENA 17,300
310 kts
M 0.65 1,281
8,597
BEKOL
Climb Valid
BEKOL 21,000
310 kts
M 0.7 1,281
8,581
IDUMA
Climb Valid
IDUMA 24,800
310 kts
M 0.76 1,281
8,558
SHL
Climb Valid (VOR)
SHL 26,500
310 kts
M 0.79 1,281
8,545
TOC
Climb 2410N/11325E 32,100
310 kts
M 0.85 0
8,476
YIN
Cruise Valid (VOR)
YIN 32,100
293 kts
M 0.85 85
8,475
BUBDA
Cruise Valid
BUBDA 33,100
285 kts
M 0.85 0
8,374
LIG
Cruise Valid (VOR)
LIG 33,100
285 kts
M 0.85 0
8,267
PAVTU
Cruise Valid
PAVTU 33,100
285 kts
M 0.85 0
8,239
LUMKO
Cruise Valid
LUMKO 33,100
285 kts
M 0.85 0
8,216
AKUBA
Cruise Valid
AKUBA 33,100
285 kts
M 0.85 0
8,200
DAPRO
Cruise Valid
DAPRO 33,100
285 kts
M 0.85 0
8,170
LKO
Cruise Valid (VOR)
LKO 33,100
285 kts
M 0.85 0
8,131
HOK
Cruise Valid (VOR)
HOK 33,100
286 kts
M 0.85 0
8,038
ESDOS
Cruise Valid
ESDOS 33,100
286 kts
M 0.85 0
8,014
OBLIK
Cruise Valid
OBLIK 33,100
286 kts
M 0.85 120
7,977
KAMDA
Cruise Valid
KAMDA 34,100
278 kts
M 0.85 0
7,913
CGO
Cruise Valid (VOR)
CGO 34,100
278 kts
M 0.85 0
7,841
DUBAG
Cruise Valid
DUBAG 34,100
278 kts
M 0.85 0
7,820
NOPIN
Cruise Valid
NOPIN 34,100
278 kts
M 0.85 0
7,783
TAMIX
Cruise Valid
TAMIX 34,100
278 kts
M 0.85 0
7,772
PADNO
Cruise Valid
PADNO 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,757
SQ
Cruise Missing
3614N/11307E 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,732
EGEBI
Cruise Valid
EGEBI 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,698
ANPIG
Cruise Valid
ANPIG 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,682
XIVEP
Cruise Valid
XIVEP 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,646
TYN
Cruise Valid (VOR)
TYN 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,639
EKETA
Cruise Valid
EKETA 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,631
TODAM
Cruise Valid
TODAM 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,532
ATPOK
Cruise Valid
ATPOK 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,494
ISBAM
Cruise Valid
ISBAM 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,488
DOTOS
Cruise Valid
DOTOS 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 0
7,469
HET
Cruise Valid (VOR)
HET 34,100
279 kts
M 0.85 -280
7,457
NIXUR
Cruise Valid
NIXUR 33,100
287 kts
M 0.85 0
7,433
IGPAS
Cruise Valid
IGPAS 33,100
287 kts
M 0.85 0
7,399
TMR
Cruise Valid (VOR)
TMR 33,100
287 kts
M 0.85 0
7,369
UKBAD
Cruise Valid
UKBAD 33,100
287 kts
M 0.85 0
7,299
POLHO
Cruise Valid
POLHO 33,100
287 kts
M 0.85 142
7,193
ZOBUL
Cruise Valid
ZOBUL 35,100
272 kts
M 0.85 0
7,085
PICAS
Cruise Valid
PICAS 35,100
272 kts
M 0.85 0
7,072
BURIM
Cruise Valid
BURIM 35,100
272 kts
M 0.85 0
6,978
SULOK
Cruise Valid
SULOK 35,100
272 kts
M 0.85 0
6,870
RAMEL
Cruise Valid
RAMEL 35,000
273 kts
M 0.85 100
4,528
84N141W
Cruise 8400N/14100W 37,000
261 kts
M 0.85 0
4,359
80N102W
Cruise 8000N/10200W 37,000
261 kts
M 0.85 0
3,967
75N090W
Cruise 7500N/9000W 39,000
247 kts
M 0.85 0
3,630
70N084W
Cruise 7000N/8400W 39,000
248 kts
M 0.85 0
3,311
65N080W
Cruise 6500N/8000W 38,000
255 kts
M 0.86 0
2,997
60N077W
Cruise 6000N/7700W 40,000
241 kts
M 0.85 0
2,686
MT
Cruise Missing
4948N/7430W 40,000
242 kts
M 0.85 0
2,068
OBRET
Cruise Valid
OBRET 40,000
243 kts
M 0.85 0
1,900
YMX
Cruise Valid (VOR)
YMX 40,000
243 kts
M 0.85 0
1,833
KELVI
Cruise Valid
KELVI 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,782
BUGSY
Cruise Valid
BUGSY 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,763
NIPPY
Cruise Valid
NIPPY 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,701
ALB
Cruise Valid (VOR)
ALB 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,644
ATHOS
Cruise Valid
ATHOS 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,614
IGN
Cruise Valid (VOR)
IGN 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,579
GANDE
Cruise Valid
GANDE 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,570
DUEYS
Cruise Valid
DUEYS 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,549
LLUND
Cruise Valid
LLUND 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 0
1,532
JFK
Cruise Valid (VOR)
JFK 40,000
243 kts
M 0.86 368
1,518
BOUNO
Cruise Valid
BOUNO 41,000
236 kts
M 0.85 0
1,496
GEDIC
Cruise Valid
GEDIC 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,478
TAAPS
Cruise Valid
TAAPS 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,474
GLINN
Cruise Valid
GLINN 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,467
VOGEL
Cruise Valid
VOGEL 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,464
GEENE
Cruise Valid
GEENE 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,454
OWENZ
Cruise Valid
OWENZ 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,452
FONDE
Cruise Valid
FONDE 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,444
ELCAM
Cruise Valid
ELCAM 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,434
WUZYU
Cruise Valid
WUZYU 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,425
ANNGO
Cruise Valid
ANNGO 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,404
BERGH
Cruise Valid
BERGH 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,397
SAVIK
Cruise Valid
SAVIK 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,298
DARUX
Cruise Valid
DARUX 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,179
DASER
Cruise Valid
DASER 41,000
237 kts
M 0.85 0
1,027
FLAMO
Cruise Valid
FLAMO 41,000
237 kts
M 0.86 -193
949
GUICE
Cruise Valid
GUICE 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
910
LITTL
Cruise Valid
LITTL 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
888
PIERC
Cruise Valid
PIERC 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
867
ROOFE
Cruise Valid
ROOFE 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
845
SICKL
Cruise Valid
SICKL 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
807
GECAL
Cruise Valid
GECAL 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
707
BRKZZ
Cruise Valid
BRKZZ 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
578
DUPAN
Cruise Valid
DUPAN 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
468
QNEPA
Cruise Valid
QNEPA 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
305
OPAUL
Cruise Valid
OPAUL 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
245
YIYYO
Cruise Valid
YIYYO 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 0
178
TOD
Cruise 2005N/6330W 40,000
244 kts
M 0.86 -3,388
137
TRNKY
Descent Valid
TRNKY 10,500
310 kts
M 0.57 -2,583
36
ULUBA
Descent Valid
ULUBA 3,200
250 kts
M 0.4 -1,827
11
PJM
Descent Valid (VOR)
PJM 2,500
250 kts
M 0.39 -1,834
1
FN10
10 Intercept Valid
1802N/6312W 1,600 0
0
TNCM
Arrival Valid
TNCM 14 0

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Ok thanks so much, I was just about to start my flight

Ok thanks man

Did you make it?

Yeh I made it. Thanks for your help :D

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