# What is the average temperature in the luggage hold of a passenger plane? [closed]

I am asking this seemingly odd question, as we'll have to transport some medicine in our luggage and it's supposed to be stored at temperatures between -8C and +2C. I'm not sure, if airport security will allow this to pass if this is in a cooling box as hand-luggage, although, in my opinion there shouldn't be a problem, as the ampules are 4 x 1 ml and I have a prescription (however, the cooling box will probably be treated as partially liquid containing).

• Have you considered asking the airline? The temperature is not likely to be the major issue. That being said, I suspect the temperature is close to cabin temperature. – raptortech97 Feb 11 '15 at 2:31
• the TSA allows you to bring medicine in your carry on luggage, including ice packs to keep them at temperature. – Erich Feb 11 '15 at 5:36
• I believe this question is better on Travel.SE – kevin Feb 11 '15 at 6:24
• I am inclined towards this being related to aviation as it talks about something related airplanes. Although this question has already been asked. – Farhan Feb 11 '15 at 14:27
• @erich The asker's profile gives their location as the UK and the question doesn't mention travelling to the US. As such, there's no indication that what the TSA allows is in any way relevant. – David Richerby Feb 11 '15 at 18:25