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Boeing 737-800BCF

Air Cargo & Air Freight Charter Services on the Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter

Air Charter Advisors offers air freight & cargo charter services on the Boeing 737-800BCF,  a dedicated freighter conversion offered by Boeing for their on their 737-800 airliners.

Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter
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In 2016, Boeing launched a passenger-to-freighter conversion program to convert existing 737-800 models for cargo operators. They opened the program with more than 50 orders, giving finished models the designation 737-800BCF (for Boeing Converted Freighter). 

The airframe of the 737-800 received several modifications during the conversion, including the installation of a large cargo door, a cargo handling system, and additional accommodations for crew & passengers. The 737-800BCF offers a maximum payload of up to 23 tons and is designed to offer a range of around 2,000 nautical miles.

Key Features

  • Factory-authorized freighter conversion
  • More than 6,000 cubic feet of cargo space
  • Up to 23 tons of payload capacity
  • 20 percent more fuel efficient than the 737 classic freighters

Boeing 737-800 Converted Freighter

  • Year of Make: 2016 –
  • Manufacturer: Boeing
  • Class: Medium Converted Freighter
  • MTOW: 174,200 lb (79,000 kg)
  • Max Payload: 45,787 lb (20,768 kg)


  • Speed: Mach 0.789 (842 km/h; 455 kn;)
  • Range: 1,995 nmi (MTOW)
  • Engines: 2x CFM56-7B24/26/27
  • Thrust: 24,000–27,000 lbf (110–120 kN) each


  • Total Cargo Volume: 6,540 ft³ (185.2 m³)
  • Main Deck: 4,997 ft³ (141.5 m³)
  • Lower Hold: 1,543 ft³ (43.7 m³)
  • Pallets: 11 (88″ x 125″); 1 (62″ x 88″)
  • Height: 41 ft 2 in (12.54 m)
  • Length: 124 ft 9 in (38 m)
  • Wingspan: 117 ft 5 in (35.8 m)

Visit the manufacturer’s website for the official brochure:

Boeing 737-800 Freight & Air Cargo Charter Services

Air Charter Advisors offers access to the Boeing 737-800 freighter for air cargo charter services. Request a quote or call our air cargo brokers directly at +1 (888) 987-5387.

* Specifications are based on common models and may vary based on model, variant, modifications, and other factors. Please call or email us with the dimensions and payload of your cargo. Pictures are for example only. The age, color, interior layout, hourly rates, specifications, dimensions may all vary between aircraft. All images copyrighted and provided courtesy of Boeing unless noted otherwise.