Cargo terminal opens at Surat Airport

Surat Airport has opened the state-of-the-art domestic cargo terminal (DCT). The terminal has an area of approx. 2,800 sqm out of which 1,400 sqm is the covered space capable of handling 50,000 metric tonne annually. Operated by AAI Cargo Allied and Logistics Services (AAICLAS), the terminal targets to increase cargo movement from 300 metric tonnes per month to more than 1000 metric tonne per month. Keku Gazder, CEO, AAICLAS, comments, “This terminal will cater to the ever-increasing air cargo demand of the south Gujarat region. We are looking at doubling the cargo transport in the next couple of months.”
The cargo terminal is equipped with sophisticated facilities for handling both inbound and outbound cargo. The terminal has two robust rooms for valuable cargo, two cargo rooms and four cold storages for handling general goods, valuables, perishable items, hazardous cargo, etc.