ULD Types

ULD Types in this section are listed according to ATA Code

LD-1

IATA ULD currently registered type codes: 
AKC, DKC, MKC, QKC, RKC

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, Q, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    K
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    C

Aircraft Acceptability:
B747 Main Deck

Operational Maximum Gross Weight:
1,588 kg (3500 lb)

External Volume:
5.2 m3 (182 ft3)

Internal Volume:
4.7 m3 (165 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-2

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
APE, DPE, MPE, QPE, RPE

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, Q, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    P
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    E

Aircraft Acceptability:
B767 Lower Deck

Operational Maximum Gross Weight:
1,225 kg (2700 lb)

External Volume
3.7 m3 (131 ft3)

Internal Volume:
3.4 m3 (120 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-3

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AKE, DKE, MKE, QKE, RKE

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, Q, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    K
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    E

Aircraft Acceptability:
A300, A310, A330, A340, A380, B747, B767, B777, B787, DC-10, IL86/96, L1011, MD-11 Lower Decks

Operational Maximum Gross Weight:
1,588 kg (3,500 lb)

External Volume:
4.8 m3 (168 ft3)

Internal Volume:
4.3 m3 (153 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-6

IATA ULD currently registered type codes: 
ALF, DLF, MLF, RLF

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    L
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    F

Aircraft Acceptability:
A300, A310, A330, A340, A380, B747, B767, B777, B787, DC-10, IL86/96, L1011, MD-11 Lower Decks

Operational Maximum Gross Weight:
3,175 kg (7,000 lb)

External Volume:
9.6 m3 (339 ft3)

Internal Volume:
8.9 m3 (316 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-8

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AQF, DQF, MQF, RQF

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    Q
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    F

Aircraft Acceptability:
B767 Lower Deck

Operational Maximum Gross Weight:
2,449 kg (5,400 lb)

External Volume:
7.9 m3 (280 ft3)

Internal Volume:
7.2 m3 (253 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-9

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AAP, DAP, MAP, RAP

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    A
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    P

Aircraft Acceptability:
All wide-body aircraft  lower decks, except IL86/96

Operational Max Gross Weight, Lower Deck:
4,625 kg (10,200 lb)

External Volume:
11.5 m3 (521 ft3)

Internal Volume:
9.8 m3 (468 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-11

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
ALP, DLP, MLP, RLP

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    L
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    P

Aircraft Acceptability:
A300, A310, A330, A340, A380, B747, B767, B777, B787, DC-10, IL86/96, L1011, MD-11 Lower Decks

Operational Max Gross Weight:
3,175 kg (7,000 lb)

External Volume:
7.7 m3 (271 ft3)

Internal Volume:
7.2 m3 (253 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-26

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AAF, DAF, MAF, RAF

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    A
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    F

Aircraft Acceptability:
All wide-body aircraft lower decks, except B767, IL 86/96

Operational Maximum Gross Weight:
4,625 kg (10,200 lb)

External Volume:
14.2 m3 (501 ft3)

Internal Volume:
12.7 m3 (449 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-29

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AAU, DAU, MAU, RAU

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    A
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    U

Aircraft Acceptability:
B747 Lower Deck

Operational Max Gross Weight:
4,625 kg (10,200 lb)

External Volume:
15.6 m3 (550 ft3)

Internal Volume:
13.9 m3 (492 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

LD-39

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AMU, DMU, MMU, RMU

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, D, M, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    M
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    U

Aircraft Acceptability:
B747 Lower Deck

Operational Max Gross Weight:
5,100 kg (11,250 lb)

External Volume:
16.9 m3 (599 ft3)

Internal Volume:
15.8 m3 (557 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

M-1

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AMA, BMA, HMA, RMA

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A, B, H, R
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    M
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    A

Aircraft Acceptability:
A330F, B747F, B767F, B777F, IL76, L100, MD11F

Operational Max Gross Weight:
6,804 kg (15,000 lb)

External Volume:
18.5 m3 (652 ft3)

Internal Volume:
17.5 m3 (619 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification

M-1H

IATA ULD currently registered type codes:
AMD

  • ULD Category (Position 1):
    A
  • Base Code (Position 2):
    M
  • Contour Code (Position 3):
    D

Aircraft Acceptability:
B747F, B777F, IL76, L100

Operational Max Gross Weight:
6,800 kg (15,000 lb)

External Volume:
23.0 m3 (814 ft3)

Internal Volume:
21.0 m3 (742 ft3)

For more information, consult the IATA ULDR Manual > Section 4 > ULD Identification