Correct answer is... 22235 kg. It is equal to 49020 lbs. Empty weight of McDonnell Douglas DC-9 is total weight of the airframe, engine, avionics and all other systems installed by manufacturer. It is higher weight then empty speed of other aircrafts of a similar size. Average is about 7819 kg (17238 lbs).
The biggest civil aircraft has empty weight of 250,000 kg (628,000 lb), so McDonnell Douglas DC-9 has 9% percent of it's weight. Typical jet airliner has about 39,500 kg (87,100 lb), so in the comparision McDonnell Douglas DC-9 has 56% of aircrafts like B737 or A320.
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