Frequently Asked Questions - About Transportation
Airlines, air cargo and freight forwarding companies provide logistical services; pharma/bioscience companies who lease or purchase the RKN directly provide or outsource the logistical services, usually with the help of a freight forwarder. http://csafellc.com/csafe-approved-air-carriers
The RKN has a tare weight of 1,425 lb (646 kg); maximum allowable gross weight of the container loaded is 3,500 lb (944 kg).
The size of the payload is 50.3 in H x 50.1 in W x 48 in L (127.8 cm x 127.3 cm x 121.9 cm).
The RKN cannot currently be flown on the upper deck of the aircraft.
The RKN is FAA certified to be flown in the lower deck of all wide-bodied aircraft.