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Cape Air Cargo




Boston Cargo Service: Martha’s Vineyard Airport (MVY) and Nantucket Airport (ACK) – medical shipments only will be accepted for transport

Boston Cargo Drop-off:

  • All cargo (a package 16 oz or greater) will be handled by Cape Air personnel at the airport ticket counter. 
  • To deliver cargo to Boston for shipment please drop off at the Cape Air ticket counter: 
    • BOS- Terminal C; For Boston cargo questions and flight availability please call 617-567-6453 

Cape & Islands Cargo Service: Service to Nantucket Memorial Airport and Martha's Vineyard Airport from Barnstable Municipal Airport (HYA) and New Bedford Regional Airport (EWB)

Cape & Islands Cargo Drop-off:

  • To review specific station details, including designated parking, please visit the Hyannis & Nantucket Cargo Services page here.
    • For Hyannis cargo questions please call 508-771-9609 
    • For Nantucket cargo questions please call 508-325-0080
    • For Martha’s Vineyard cargo questions please call 508-693-2210
    • For New Bedford cargo questions please call 508-991-5974


San Juan Cargo Service: Benjamín Rivera Noriega Airport (CPX) Culebra, P.R., Antonio Rivera Rodriguez (VQS) Vieques, P.R., Eugenio Maria de Hostos (MAZ) Mayagüez, P.R.

San Juan Cargo Drop-off:

  • All cargo (a package 16 oz or greater) will be handled by Cape Air personnel at the airport ticket counter. 
  • To review specific station details, please visit the San Juan Cargo Services page here
  • To deliver cargo to San Juan for shipment please drop off at the Cape Air ticket counter: 
    • SJU- Terminal B (Departure Level); For San Juan cargo questions and flight availability please call 787-253-1121

TSA Known Shipper Program

Cape Air accepts cargo at Boston & San Juan P.R. from established TSA-approved 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 dedicated cargo aircraft so we are unable to accept bicycles or items larger than a typical suitcase (baggage acceptance dimensions).

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, & San Juan, PR, please contact:


Cargo Policies

We do not transport:

  • Currency or money
  • Live animals
  • Bicycles
  • Surf boards
  • Property owned by the insured
  • Baggage
  • Bullion, gold, silver, platnium, or precious alloys or metals
  • Furs, fur garments or garments trimmed with fur, jewelry, watches, precious or semiprecious stones
  • 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.

Cargo Rates

  • 0-25lbs Flat rate $25.00 (including envelopes)
  • over 26lbs is 99¢ per lb
  • Cessna 402 / : Maximum length 70 linear inches
  • 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.
  • Storage fee: Over 48 hours after receipt at the destination, each day or part thereof incurs a storage fee of $10/day.

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.


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