Crowdsourced specs across all Deuter Airlite models and sizes:

Capacity iconCapacity16-28 l (976-1709 cuin)
Weight iconWeight1.8-2.4 oz (0.8-1.1 kg)
Length iconLength18-19 in (46-48 cm)
Width9-14 in (23-36 cm)
Height10-17 in (25-43 cm)

Reviews Summary

79% of the Deuter Airlite reviews are good or excellent!

Excellent (66%)
Good (13%)
Average (6%)
Poor (13%)
Bad (0%)

Here's what the reviewers think about the Deuter Airlite:

Reviewers like these things about the Deuter Airlite

  • Several users agree that the Deuter Airlite backpack provides a comfort system between the pack and the back of the body.
  • Many of the reviewers laud the reduction of heat buildup brought about by its air comfort system.
  • Reviewers thought that the backpack is versatile and ergonomic, providing comfort and an optimal performance through its anatomically-sound construction.
  • Other reviewers found the backpack to be lightweight, making it ideal for several high-intensity activities.
  • Users thought that it might also be used for everyday activities including commuting and strolling.
  • Its zippered pockets are praised by users for ensuring safety and security of the things placed inside the backpack.
  • Many of those who tried the backpack like that it has a spacious storage for any equipment.
  • Several testers were able to gauge the stability of the backpack provided by its waist belt.

Reviewers don't like these things

  • A reviewer thought that the backpack might be too stripped down.
  • A user felt that it has fewer pockets than any other day packs in the market.
  • A tester found that the hip belt pockets are not stiff enough.

Popular Models

Deuter Airlite 22

50% choose the Deuter Airlite 22

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity22 l (1343 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.4 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width14 in (36 cm)
Height17 in (43 cm)

Deuter Airlite 28

33% choose the Deuter Airlite 28

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity28 l (1709 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.4 oz (1.1 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height14 in (36 cm)

Deuter Airlite 16

17% choose the Deuter Airlite 16

Colors and combinations:


Capacity iconCapacity16 l (976 cuin)
Weight iconWeight2.2 oz (1 kg)
Length iconLength18 in (46 cm)
Width9 in (23 cm)
Height10 in (25 cm)

Feature Summary

Many sources mention these Deuter Airlite features:
  • Hydration compatible
  • Raincover included
  • Hydration bladder
  • Sternum strap
  • Compression straps
  • Hip belt
  • Water bottle pockets
  • Hip belt pockets
  • Ice axe/trekking pole loops
  • Ventilated back panel
  • Side pockets
  • Carry-on size

Actual features depends on the model, so check the features before you buy.

Packing Guide

See how much a traveller, an athlete and an outdoorsy person can pack in the different Deuter Airlite models (the most popular choice is the Airlite 22).

Capacity/Weight Levels

The capacity/weight level shows how much the bag weights compared with it's capacity (volume).

The lower the capacity/weight level, the better.

1616 l2.2 oz0.14 oz/L
2020 l2.4 oz0.12 oz/L
2222 l2.4 oz0.11 oz/L
2626 l2.15 oz0.08 oz/L
2828 l2.4 oz0.09 oz/L

Deuter Airlite
Average for 17,986+ different bags


vs Deuter Bags

The Deuter Airlite ranks #21 compared with the other Deuter bags.

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20Deuter Airlite
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22Deuter Compact
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vs All Bags

The Deuter Airlite ranks #795 compared with all the bags we have checked.

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794Deuter Airlite
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Bag ID 31223. Images from Amazon Product Advertising API

Last updated on January 20, 2019