Alaska Airlines® Baggage Fees

Below is a summary of the Alaska Airlines baggage fees for most flights within the United States. The actual checked baggage fee you will pay may vary based on factors including fare class, frequent flier status, and specific route flown. Please consult Alaska’s website to determine the exact fee you will pay.

Alaska baggage fees
Baggage category Fee Max Weight Max Size (L+W+H)
First checked bag $25 50lbs 62"
Second checked bag $25 50lbs 62"
Third(+) checked bag $75 50lbs 62"
Overweight bag $75 51-100lb 62"
Oversized bag $75 50lbs 63"-115"

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Alaska Airlines checked baggage fees

You will pay Alaska Airlines $25 to check each of your first two bags during online check-in or at the airport for baggage weighing up to 50lbs and measuring 62″ (L+W+H) or less.

Alaska Airlines excess baggage fees

When you check excess baggage on Alaska Airlines, you will pay $75 for your third checked bag as well as for every checked bag thereafter.

Alaska Airlines overweight baggage fees

Overweight baggage on Alaska Airlines is considered any bag weighing between 50 pounds and 100 pounds. Baggage that weighs more than 100 pounds is not permitted. The fees for checking overweight baggage on Alaska are charged instead of any standard, excess or oversized baggage fees.

Alaska Airlines oversized baggage fees

Most bags with a sum of length, width, and height of between 63 and 115 inches will fall into the oversized category. Any item exceeding 115 inches in total dimensions will not be accepted. Alaska Airlines oversized baggage fees are charged in in place of to any standard, excess, or overweight fee.

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More information on Alaska Airlines baggage fees

The actual Alaska Airlines baggage fees will vary depending on your specific fare class, loyalty status, and other factors. For additional information on Alaska Airlines checked baggage fees, please visit Alaska’s website. Alaska Airlines® is a registered trademark of Alaska Air Group, Inc. This page was last updated on October 1, 2018. Neither LugLess, nor its parent, subsidiaries, and/or affiliates, makes any warranty, express or implied, or assumes any legal liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of any information contained herein.