Use OD Expedited air shipping service for shipping overnight freight or urgent cargo.

Expedited Air Shipping Service

As a shipping company that manages freight and cargo across the nation and the globe, Old Dominion Freight Line knows how important it is to provide value-added services to our domestic cargo and freight shipping products. One of these value-added shipping services is our Expedited Air Shipping Service.

For decades, businesses have relied on Old Dominion's ground service for shipping with all the safety, expediency, and visibility that comes with the Old Dominion name. Now, they can rely on our Air service as well. Old Dominion's Air Service has established a dedicated network to provide businesses with completely customized door-to-door air service deliveries.

For Old Dominion Air service questions and rate quotes, please contact our expert staff at OD Expedited toll free 866-ODSPEED (866-637-7333).

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Moving your expedited shipments via Old Dominion Air is an easy, four-step process

  • Calculate the Dimensional Weight of your shipment using the following formula: length x width x height ÷ 166.
  • Access 866-ODSPEED for your OD Air Quote.
  • Initiate the pickup.
  • Relax - Complete track and trace capabilities are available at www.odfl.com.

Additional Air Shipping Information:

  • Generally air freight cannot be taller than 80", longer than 120" or wider than 65". Call 866-ODSPEED for assistance with your oversized freight.
  • Oversized freight can have additional charges.
  • Charter Aircraft Services and Special Services such as Convention, Appointment, Residential, Weekends, and Holiday are available.
  • OD offers complete worldwide air freight service available via OD Global.
  • OD will be unable to offer air freight on any hazmat shipment.
  • Many items that can move via ground are prohibited from moving via air freight. Some examples of items that cannot be flown are: yeast, magnets, speakers, paint, and many more. A complete list can be provided to you.

Old Dominion Freight Line has been in the cargo shipping and freight business for over 80 years. In that time, we've learned to leverage state-of-the-art technologies that help our domestic and global shipping clients manage their cargo and freight efficiently. If you wish to speak with a representative at Old Dominion Freight Line about Expedited Air Service, visit our Contact page or simply call 1-800-432-6335.


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