Aircraft cargo capacity


Know the aircraft specifications and characteristics in order to organise and assess cargo loading capacities.

Alternative labels

cargo capacity of airliners
aircraft freight capacity
airliner cargo capacity
aeroplane cargo capacity
space for cargo on aircraft
freight capacity of aircraft
cargo capacity of aircraft
cargo capacity of aeroplanes
cargo space on aircraft

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Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Aircraft cargo capacity is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Aircraft cargo operations coordinator: Aircraft cargo operations coordinators direct and coordinate air transport terminal cargo and ramp activities. They review data on incoming flights as to plan the working activities. They direct preparation of loading plans for each departing flight and confer with supervisory personnel to ensure workers and equipment are available for air cargo and baggage loading, unloading, and handling activities.

Optional knowledge

Aircraft cargo capacity is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Aircraft maintenance coordinator: Aircraft maintenance coordinators plan, schedule, and manage the preparation and maintenance works in the hangars and workshops. They communicate with higher level managers in order to prepare the necessary resources for smooth and efficient operations in airports.




  1. Aircraft cargo capacity – ESCO


Last updated on September 20, 2022

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