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Southwest Cargo® Bin Capacities


Maximum weight: 200 lbs. per piece
175 lbs. per piece for seafood
Floor bearing weight:   150 lbs. per sq. ft.
.073 kgs. per sq. cm.
Spirit One

MAXIMUM CARGO CAPACITY (U.S. Standards)
 
WEIGHT VOLUME DOOR OPENING
FORWARD 4,424 lbs. 386 cu. ft. 48 x 35 in.
2,007 kgs 10.9 cu. m. 122 x 89 cm.
AFT 6,998 lbs. 580 cu. ft. 48 x 35 in.
3,469 kgs. 18.21 cu.m. 122 x 89 cm.

Southwest Cargo® Size Acceptability Chart

To determine the maximum acceptable length of your bulk piece, find the height and width (or next largest measurement)of your piece from the chart below. The intersection of the height and weight will be the maximum acceptable length of your piece.(Shown in inches)


Height (inches)
Width (inches)
5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 45
Length (inches)
32
124 108 93 82 72 64 57 52 49
30
160 140 123 110 99 89 81 75 70
28
161 152 133 118 105 94 85 78 73
26
161 161 148 130 116 104 94 86 80
24
161 161 161 142 126 113 102 93 87
22
161 161 161 152 134 120 108 99 92
20
161 161 161 161 147 128 116 105 97
18
161 161 161 161 155 135 122 111 102
16
161 161 161 161 161 143 128 116 106
14
161 161 161 161 161 153 134 121 111
12
161 161 161 161 161 160 143 130 119
10
161 161 161 161 161 161 148 133 122
5
161 161 161 161 161 161 161 143 128

Package length is limited to a maximum of 161 inches when traverse cargo nets (webbing) are installed.

Please note, Southwest Airlines® flies several different series Boeing 737 aircraft. The sizing chart provided is for all aircraft (737-300,
-500, -700, and -800). The aircraft type cannot be guaranteed on a per flight basis. For specific questions related to a specific flight, please contact your local cargo facility or our Cargo Customer Care Center at (800) 533-1222.

NOTE: Due to the containerization of Hawaiian Airlines’ cargo, the maximum piece length that can be interlined is 120 inches.


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