What is the maximum height of cargo to fit on a passenger plane? Kelly Hobson 29 March 2020 13:26 Follow The maximum height is 1.63m, anything larger than this would need to move on a cargo plane known as a freighter. Related articles Can I combine sea and air? What are typical air freight charges? Where can you transport air cargo to? What is a cubic metre? Comments 0 comments Please sign in to leave a comment.