Boeing 737-500 exits
Last updated: 9 February 2014
This page shows aircraft emergency exit locations. The seating configuration shown is just a sample; seating configurations differ by airline.

seating plan with exits

exit 1 Type I pax. door
exit 2 Type I service door
exit 3 Type III overwing exit
exit 4 Type III overwing exit
exit 5 Type I pax. Door
exit 6 Type I service door
"Approximate force required for Type I exits to move door control handle from closed/locked position to open position (Normal & Emergency): 21 kg. (46 lbs.)
Approximate force required for Type I exits to open a door from the closed to open position (Normal): 23 kg. (50 lbs.), (Emergency): 32 kg. (70 lbs.)
Approximate force required for Type I exits to pull manual inflation handle / slide disconnect handle: 9 kg. (20 lbs.). Inflation time: 10 sec.
Approximate weight of overwing exits: 18kg. (39 lbs.)
Approximate force required to move exit control handle from closed/locked position to open position: 7 kg. (15 lbs.)
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Emergency exit photos

photo of Boeing 737-522 N924UA
Boeing 737-500 r/h overwing emergency exit (inside)
photo of Boeing 737-55S OK-CGK
Boeing 737-500 r/h overwing emergency exit handle
photo of Boeing 737-529 OO-SYK
Boeing 737-500 right overwing exit; notice the absence of instructions near the handle cover
photo of Boeing 737-59D G-THOC
Boeing 737-500 passenger door
photo of Boeing 737-55S OK-CGK
Boeing 737-500 r/h overwing emergency exit