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Cape Air Cargo 

HYA and ACK Cargo: Due to recent decisions by the Hyannis and Nantucket Airport Commissions to cease freight operations out of the terminal, we regret to inform you that Cape Air is no longer able to carry freight, effective September 30, 2018.
Should you have any questions, please contact airport management at the Barnstable Municipal Airport or the Nantucket Memorial Airport.

Boston Cargo: Service between BOS and MVY, ACK, PVC, HYA

We transport cargo at Boston from established TSA Known Shippers on a space available basis on the next available flight (if there is available space or payload on the next flight). We do not operate a dedicated cargo aircraft from Boston so we cannot accept bicycles or items larger than a typical suitcase. To deliver cargo to Boston for shipment please drop off at the Cape Air ticket counter in Terminal C.  For Boston cargo questions and flight availability please call 617-567-6453.

In order to become a TSA Known Shipper, submission to the TSA is required and may take 7 business days for Approval. To be eligible for our shipping service to and from Boston, MA, please contact:

Greg Cormier, Cape Air Cargo Manager

Phone:  508-790-3122 Ext. 214


  • Packages: the greater of:
  1. 99¢ per lb., with a package minimum of $25, or
  2. Dimensional minimum: Length X Width X Height (all in inches) ÷ 133 X $1.00 =
  • Example: A framed picture weighing 10 lbs and measuring 64” X 32” X 3” = 6,144 inches3, ÷ 133 = 46.20 X $1.00 = $46.20.
  • Flat envelope: $15
  • Storage fee: Over 48 hours after receipt at the destination, each day or part thereof incurs a storage fee of $10/day.

Cargo Policies:

We do not transport:

  • Cash
  • live animals
  • bicycles
  • surf boards
  • No household items: bleaches drain cleaners and solvents contain dangerous chemicals which can cause toxic fumes and corrosion.
  • No flammable liquids: fuel, paints, solvents, adhesives, alcoholic beverages higher than 140 proof and flammable gases such as lighter refills and camping gas might leak and cause a fire.
  • No fireworks: signal flares and other explosives which might detonate due to their sensitive nature.
  • No other hazardous materials: strike-anywhere matches, gasoline-powered tools, spray cans, self-inflating rafts, poisons, infectious substances, mace and pepper spray.

Cargo is not guaranteed on a specific flight, it is shipped on a space available basis. We do not provide packaging; cargo must be packaged prior to processing at the airport. Refrigeration not available.



Travel Destinations

Cape Cod & the Islands

Cape Cod was where it all started for Cape Air, and we still have our roots planted in Hyannis with our corporate headquarters. We're proud to serve the beautiful Cape & Islands year-round.


Our wings cover the best of the Northeast, with daily, year-round flights from our hub in Boston to VT, NH, ME and NY.


Our hubs at St. Louis, Chicago and Nashville serve Missouri, Illinois and Kentucky.


If time is money, save both. Our fast flights across Eastern Montana from our hub in Billings will get you to your destination in a fraction of the time it takes to drive. Later Lonesome Road!


With up to 100 flights a day in Puerto Rico, the USVI, West Indies, and the BVI, you have the flexibility to fly when you want to, and easily connect with major carriers.


Our "first flight of the day" is always from our hub in Guam. Operating as United Express, we serve the islands of Guam, Rota and Saipan. To book Micronesia flights, visit

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