B80® Cargo Tractor

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The B80 is a heavy-duty cargo / baggage tractor ready for the harsh, demanding environment of today’s ramp.  With efficient aircraft turns of paramount importance, you can rely on JBT’s tough B80 tractor for all your cargo handling needs.

The B80 provides operators with a safe, ergonomically friendly airport tow / cargo tractor.  The unit features industry leading front and rear suspension configurations and low-profile driver access.  Operators can enjoy the ride of a passenger vehicle with the toughness of a design-for-purpose ramp cargo tractor.

With a top speed of 20 mph (32kph), a draw bar pull of 5,750 lbs (2608kg), and a unit weight of 7,900 lbs (3583kg), the B80 is ready to move you and your cargo.

The B80 – Easy to Operate, Easy to Maintain, Highly Reliable

B80 Cargo Tractor

Easy Operations

A comfortable ride with heavy-duty independent front suspension designed for towing heavy loads

  • Ergonomic “suspension” seats to maximize operator safety and comfort
  • A robust rear leaf spring suspension
  • Great maneuverability with a tight turning radius.  Minimum R 81 inches (2.06m). Maximum R 159 inches (4.04m)
  • Parking disk brake integral to axle design
  • Optional all-weather enclosed cab

Easy Maintenance

  • Easy, accessible, wide hinged engine cover over a Ford MSG425 EFI gasoline engine.
  • Engine-mounted data port for fast diagnostics
  • Powerplant is EPA/CARB compliant
  • Quick, easy to read engine data on control console
  • Battery, transmission dipstick, oil dipstick and power steering reservoir easily accessible from ground level

Great Reliability

  • A smooth ride to reduce wear and tear on the B80 tractor and the operators.  Front axle is an independent A-arm axle with front coil spring while the rear axle is mounted on progressive leaf springs
  • The shifter is fully electronic and certified for use in the airport environment


Length with Hitch127.5in3.24m
Ground Clearance8in0.20m
Floor Height20in0.51m
Hook Height11.5in0.29m
Max. Speed20mph32kph
EngineFord MSG-425-75HP Gas
TransmissionGM 4l70 HO Gen 3
Rear AxleNewage – Model 515 planetary axle
Rear TiresLT225/75 R16
Front Tires165-13 GSE


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