How to Ship

Shipping is easy with Alaska Air Cargo. Just follow these steps to start moving your cargo with us.
Pet Connect Exclmation

Pet Shippers
Your process is different. Please visit our How to Transport Your Pet section for more details.

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Confirm Your Eligibility to Ship

Shipment requirements can vary due to the type of items you have and where you ship them. Please review the following information to ensure you are eligible to ship on a passenger carrier.

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City Locations


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Known Shipper


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Special Handling Items


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Review Our Shipping Services

Wether you need low-cost or time-sensitive guaranteed options, we have you covered.

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Check Schedules and Pricing

Quickly find flight times and estimate pricing.
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Book Your Shipment

Pet Connect shipments, Live Animals (AVI), Human Remains and all Interline shipments with partner airlines must be booked through our Cargo Call Center.


What we need

Please have the following information ready before you book:


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Drop Off Your Shipment

Bring your shipment to your local Alaska Air Cargo facility. 

Please present:
  • A government-issued I.D.
  • An air waybill number

Shipments must be tendered at least 60 minutes in advance for GoldStreak and two hours in advance for Priority Air Freight. 
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Track Your Shipment

Track your shipment online. Have your air waybill number ready and see the status of your shipment. 
Sign up for email notifications
Receive email notification with tracking information about your shipment. 
To sign up, please call the Cargo Call Center at 1-800-225-2752