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Standard Shipping Container Dimensions

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UNIT LOAD SIZES - AIRFREIGHT

Container

  1. 244 cm/96 in

  2. 244 cm/96 in

  3. 318 cm/125 in

  4. 300 cm/118 in

ID Code AQD, AMD
U.S. Domestic Code M-1
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
747F & 747-COMBI
Main Deck
Rate Class 2H
Internal Volume 21.15 cu m 747 cu ft
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
229 x 305 x 290/229 cm
90 x 120 x 114/90 in
Maximum Gross Weight 6800 kg 15000 lb
Tare Weight 340 kg 750 lb

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Container

  1. 244 cm/96 in

  2. 318 cm/125 in

  3. 244 cm/96 in

ID Code AQA, AQ6, AMA
U.S. Domestic Code M-1
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
747F & 747-COMBI
Main Deck
Rate Class 2
Internal Volume 17.24 cu m 609 cu ft
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
229 x 305 x 229 cm
90 x 120 x 90 in
Maximum Gross Weight 6800 kg 15000 lb
Tare Weight 330 kg 728 lb

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Container

  1. 77 cm/30.5 in

  2. 244 cm/96 in

  3. 244 cm/96 in

  4. 318 cm/125 in

  5. 300 cm/118 in

ID Code P6P, PMC
U.S. Domestic Code M-1 (Main Deck)
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
747F & 747-COMBI Main Deck
767 Lower Deck. Refer Note 6, 4
Rate Class 2H
Internal Volume -
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
-
Maximum Gross Weight M.D. 6800 kg 15000 lb
L.D. 5035 kg 11100 lb
Tare Weight (Incl. net) 110 kg 242 lb

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Container

  1. 77 cm/30.5 in

  2. 244 cm/96 in

  3. 224 cm/88 in

  4. 318 cm/125 in

  5. 300 cm/118 in

ID Code P1P, PAG, PAP, PAJ
U.S. Domestic Code M-1
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
747F & 747-COMBI Main Deck
Rate Class 2C
Internal Volume -
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
-
Maximum Gross Weight 6800 kg 15000 lb
Tare Weight (Incl.net) 110 kg 242 lb

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Container

  1. 224 cm/88 in

  2. 318 cm/125 in

  3. 157 cm/125 in

ID Code AA2, AAP
U.S. Domestic Code LD-9
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
All 747's & 767
Lower Deck
Rate Class 5
Internal Volume 10.39 cu m 367 cu ft
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
208 x 302 x 152 cm
82 x 119 x 60 in
Maximum Gross Weight 4626 kg 10200 lb
Tare Weight Refer Note

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Container

  1. 224 cm/88 in

  2. 318 cm/125 in

  3. 163 cm/64 in

ID Code P1P, PAG, PAP, PAJ
U.S. Domestic Code LD-7
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
All 747's & 767
Lower Deck
Rate Class 5
Internal Volume -
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
-
Maximum Gross Weight 4626 kg 10200 lb
Tare Weight 110 kg 242 lb

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Container

  1. 73 cm/29 in

  2. 244 cm/88 in

  3. 318 cm/125 in

  4. 157 cm/62 in

  5. 472 cm/186 in

ID Code AAU
U.S. Domestic Code LD-29
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
All 747's
Lower Deck
Rate Class 5W
Internal Volume 14.5 cu m 511 cu ft
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
208 x 302 x 152 cm
82 x 119 x 60 in at base
Maximum Gross Weight 4626 kg 10200 lb
Tare Weight 260 kg 573 lb

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Container

  1. 153 cm/60.4 in

  2. 244 cm/96 in

  3. 163 cm/64 in

  4. 318 cm/125 in

ID Code DLF, DQF
U.S. Domestic Code LD-8
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
767
Lower Deck
Rate Class 6A
Internal Volume 6.9 cu m 245 cu ft
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
140 x 233 x 152 cm
55 x 92 x 60 in at base
Maximum Gross Weight 2450 kg 5400 lb
Tare Weight 128 kg 282 lb

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Container

  1. 163 cm/64 in

  2. 153 cm/60.4 in

  3. 155 cm/61.5 in

  4. 201 cm/79 in

ID Code AVA, AVE, AKE
U.S. Domestic Code LD-3
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
All 747's & 767
Lower Deck
Rate Class 8
Internal Volume 4.47 cu m 158 cu ft
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
140 x 147 x 152 cm
55 x 58 x 60 in at base
Maximum Gross Weight 1587 kg 3500 lb
Tare Weight Refer Note

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Container

  1. 163 cm/64 in

  2. 153 cm/60.4 in

  3. 155 cm/61.5 in

  4. 234 cm/92 in

ID Code AVC, AVJ, AKC
U.S. Domestic Code LD-1
Aircraft Types
& Main or Lower Deck
All 747's & 767
Lower Deck
Rate Class 8
Internal Volume 4.84 cu m 171 cu ft
Limiting
Internal Dimensions
140 x 147 x 152 cm
53 x 58 x 60 in at base
Maximum Gross Weight 1587 kg 3500 lb
Tare Weight Refer Note

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Special Units are available for outsize cargo.  Also animal stalls for Horses, Cattle, Sheep, etc.   Availability is limited and advance arrangements necessary.  Check with Qantas for details.

Notes

  1. This unit may also be loaded on the main deck of 141F and 747-COMBI. Maximum gross weight is then 6800 kg/15000 lb.  On 767, maximum gross weight is 5035 kg/11100 lb.
  2. Actual tare weights vary from 77 kg/170 lb to 160 kg/353 lb depending on manufacturer's model.
  3. This unit is available only on 767 routes.
  4. Advance arrangements needed for carriage on 747 lower deck.
  5. Actual tare weights vary from 200 kg/441 lb to 272 kg/600 lb depending on manufacturer's models.
  6. For lower deck use - Max. height limited to 163 cm/64 in.  Max. wt. limited to 5035 kg/11100 lb.

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UNIT LOAD SIZES - SEAFREIGHT

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20Ft. Standard Container

Container

DIMENSIONS

Overall L - 20' = 6096mm
W - 7' 9 1/4" = 2370mm
H - 8' 6" = 2591mm
Internal L - 19' 5 3/4" = 5935mm
W - 7' 8" = 2335mm
H - 7' 9 3/4" = 2383mm
Door Opening 7' 8" = 2335mm
7' 6 1/4 " = 2292mm
Max. Gross Weight 25910lbs = 24000kg
Tare Weight 4585lbs = 2080kg
Maximum Payload Weight 48325lbs = 21920kg
Cube 1197 1/4 cu. ft = 33.9m3

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40Ft. Standard Container

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DIMENSIONS

Overall L - 40' = 12192mm
W - 8' = 2438mm
H - 8' 6" = 2591mm
Internal L - 39' 5 1/4" = 12022mm
W - 7' 8 5/8" = 2352mm
H - 7' 5 3/4" = 2395mm
Door Opening 7' 8 1/4" = 2343mm
7' 5 3/4 " = 2280mm
Max. Gross Weight 67200lbs = 30480kg
Tare Weight 8600lbs = 3900kg
Maximum Payload Weight 58600lbs = 26580kg
Cube 2392 cu. ft = 67.7m3

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40Ft. "High Cube" Container

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DIMENSIONS

Overall L - 40' = 12192mm
W - 8' = 2438mm
H - 9' 6" = 2895mm
Internal L - 39' 3 1/4" = 12022mm
W - 7' 8 1/2" = 2352mm
H - 8' 10 1/4" = 2700mm
Door Opening 7' 5 3/4" = 2340mm
8' 5 3/4 " = 2585mm
Max. Gross Weight 67200lbs = 30480kg
Tare Weight 9150lbs = 4150kg
Maximum Payload Weight 58050lbs = 26330kg
Cube 2697 cu. ft = 76.4m3

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Please note that there are a growing number of container types and variations from these basics. Payload details subject to prevailing over-the-road weight limitations applicable in individual countries and states.