Yorkshire Airport Celebrates Record Year For Cargo

23rd February 2016

Logistics BusinessYorkshire Airport Celebrates Record Year For Cargo

Yorkshire’s Doncaster Sheffield Airport is celebrating a record breaking year for cargo as 2015 saw the most freight handled since the airport opened.

The airport has also seen an increase in large movements including B747s, AN225 and AN124s.

Dayle Hauxwell, cargo manager for Doncaster Sheffield Airport said: “We are delighted to say that 2015 was officially our busiest year for cargo ever.

“Over the last 12 months, the airport and its partners have taken a significant step forward in demonstrating our capability to the market as the only sensible choice for cargo in the UK.

‘We have been building a reputation based on efficiency and delivering bespoke solutions for each client, this is proving to be a very powerful combination and customers are choosing Doncaster Sheffield Airport on merit.

“With our new motorway link road opening imminently, our customers are looking forward to taking advantage of reduced trucking times to and from the airport.”

Doncaster Sheffield Airport, through operator Anglo World Cargo, has managed consignments across the globe, including Nepal, Kenya, Venezuela, USA and key European destinations such as Greece and France.

Doncaster Sheffield Airport’s Cargo Terminal consists of 12,000sqft of operational space and has a full range of equipment and facilities capable of handling any aircraft.

This, coupled with the airport’s 2,893m runway, means that through Anglo World Cargo, it has the ability to handle all aspects of airfreight from the smallest parcel to bespoke charters of large cargo aircraft, such as the Antonov-225s.