Kiteboard Airline Fees

This year we’ve taken a look at some of the more common airlines in the USA and their policies on kite gear…it makes any of the split board options from Nobile increasingly attractive:

Kiteboard Airline Fees Nobile Splitboard

Jet Blue:

  • $50 each way as long as it’s under 100 lbs. NOT accepted at all to: Bermuda, Haiti, Peru, Port of Spain, Santo Domingo and Santiago, Dominican Republic.
  • Watch out for blackout dates and oversize baggage embargo dates. We’ve had customers get refused at the airport bringing their gear on JetBlue


  • $150 each way for travel to all regions (excluding Brazil)
  • $100 each way for travel to/from Brazil
  • Boards over 115 linear inches (L+W+H) will not be accepted
  • Kiteboards will not be accepted as part of the passenger’s baggage allowance
  • All kiteboard equipment is accepted up to 70 pounds at a flat rate
  • Kiteboards are not accepted on flights operated by Express Jet

American Airlines:

  • $150 each way
  • Board under 62″ in length and bag under 50lbs in total weghit
  • United Airlines:
  • $150 domestic and $200 international if the bag is over 62 total linear inches (Length+width+height)
  • Equipment over 115″ will not be accepted
  • Again watch out for excess baggage embargo


Don’t get suckered into paying fees just to bring your own gear on vacation…check out the split boards from Nobile HERE

Kiteboard Airline Fees Nobile Split Board