Measure linear inches for luggage by adding up the measurements of a suitcase's height, width and depth and comparing the result to an airline's requirements. Airlines typically limit the size of carry-on luggage based on measurements in linear inches.Continue Reading
Use a tape measure or ruler to measure the height, width and depth of your suitcase.
Add together the height, width and depth measurements. The total number is the linear measurement of the suitcase.
Check the carry-on requirements of the airline on which you plan to fly. Most airlines allow carry-on luggage with a maximum linear measurement of 45 inches, but some airlines set their own standards.
The U.S. Department of Transportation states the maximum width for commercial motor vehicles is 102.36 inches, with a length of anywhere from 48 to 53 feet and a height of 13 to 14 feet. There is no legal height limit for the federal government, but the individual states set heights at which trailers can travel.Full Answer >
Make measurements in tenths by measuring in inches, then dividing the result by 1.2. Alternatively, use an engineering tape measure or ruler that is marked in tenths.Full Answer >
Luggage that is 62 linear inches is luggage that totals 62 inches when the height, width and depth of the bag are combined. Any combination of the three numbers that adds up to 62 meets this definition.Full Answer >
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