ULD Specifications

Pallets and Containers
  • In airplanes, cargo is loaded in containers and pallets. These containers and pallets are also called Unit Loading Devices (ULD).
  • On the following page you will learn more about the ULDs used by AirBridgeCargo.
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: AMA rectangular container on P6P base
  • Main-deck container. Door is canvas with built-in net door straps.
  • Maximum gross weight: 6,804 cm (15,000 lb)
  • Tare weight: 350 kg (772 lb),
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PGA/PGF Q6
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PGA/PGF Q7
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PMC LD
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
  • Tare weight: 120 kg (265 lb)
  • Volume: H 162.6 cm (64 in), 11.5 m3 (407 ft3)
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PMC Q6
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
  • Tare weight: 120 kg (265 lb)
  • Volume: H 243.8 cm (96 in), 17.0 m3 (600 ft3)
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PMC Q7
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
  • Tare weight: 120 kg (265 lb)
  • Volume: H 299.7 cm (118 in), 21.2 m3 (750 ft3)
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PYB Q6
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PYB Q7
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PZA Q6
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: PZA Q7
  • Universal general-purpose flat pallet for lower holds and main decks.
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: AKE contoured container
  • Half-width lower hold container with one angled side. Door is either canvas or solid.
  • Door opening: 58 x 61-in (147 x 155-cm)
  • Maximum gross weight: 1,588 cm (3,500 lb)
  • Tare weight: 82 kg (181 lb)
  • AS1825 volume: 4.5 m3 (159 ft3)
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: RKN contoured cool container
  • Half-width lower hold insulated container with one angled end. Door is solid. Most examples are forkable.
  • Door opening: 54 x 55-in (137 x 140-cm)
  • Maximum gross weight: 1,588 cm (3,500 lb)
  • Tare weight: 210 kg (463 lb)
Common designation
  • IATA ULD code: HMA horse box on P6P pallet base
  • P6P base with IATA-specified horse box stalls attached. Available with canvas top or solid roof. Some further modified versions available with position for escort.
  • Maximum gross weight: 3,500 kg (7,716 lb)
  • Tare weight: 1,310 kg (2,888 lb)