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Airline Carry On Luggage Size Chart

If you’re like me then you probably want to avoid checking bags and just get everything in your carry-on if you can. Saves money, saves time, saves the potential for lost luggage. Each airline may have slightly varying policies regarding carry-on baggage size and allowance. That’s why I put together this carry on baggage size guide by airline:

Carry On Baggage Size by Airline

Here is a table of permitted carry on dimensions and weight by airline:

AirlineCarry On DimensionsCarry On WeightPersonal Item Dimensions
Alaska Airlines22 x 14 x 9n/amust fit under seat
Allegiant Air (fee for carry-on)9 x 14 x 22n/a7 x 15 x 16
American Airlines22 x 14 x 9n/a18 x 14 x 8
Delta22 x 14 x 9n/amust fit under seat
Frontier Airlines10 x 16 x 2435 pounds8 x 18 x 14
Hawaiian Airlines45 linear inches or 22 x 14 x 925 poundsmust fit under seat
JetBlue Airways22 x 14 x 9n/a17 x 13 x 8
Southwest10 x 16 x 24n/a18.5 x 8.5 x 13.5
Spirit Airlines10 x 18 x 22n/a18 x 14 x 8
Sun Country Airlines24 x 16 x 1135 pounds17 x 13 x 9
United Airlines9 x 14 x 22n/a9 x 10 x 17
Dimensions are in inches

I have listed the top 11 United States airlines along with their carry-on and personal item weight and size limitations, where available, all in one spot for you convenience.

Next, read my guide to the best personal item backpacks or our tips for flying with carry on bags.