Huge Ukrainian aircraft makes its way to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

Huge Ukrainian aircraft makes its way to Cleveland Hopkins International Airport

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) - This massive airplane showed up at Cleveland Hopkins International Airport Monday, April 30.

The airport said the cargo plane was in town to deliver a huge boiler part.

If it looks massive, that's because it is. The above picture shared by the airport on Instagram shows a 6-foot-1-inch employee underneath it. (You'll need to zoom in.)

It's a strategic airlift jet aircraft that's about 226 feet long with a 240 foot wingspan. In comparison, a Boeing 757 -- which is typically used for commercial flights -- is 155 feet long with a wingspan of 124 feet.

According to Aerospace Technology, it was designed by the Antonov ASTC in Kiev, Ukraine.

The aircraft is designed for long-range delivery and air dropping heavy and large-size cargo like machines, equipment and troops.

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