Recently, more and more companies are focusing on dynamic development. Therefore, there is an increase in interest in air freight. Some of the largest cargo airports are in Europe. See the top 5 cargo airports in Europe by overall cargo tonnage.
Top 5 cargo airports in Europe
1. Frankfurt Airport, Germany
Frankfurt am Main airport is also known as the Rhine-Main airport (German: Rhein-Main-Flughafen). Frankfurt airport is not only one of the main hubs for international freight shipments but also a courier service center. Forwarding companies such as DHL, FedEx, and TNT operate here.
2. Aéroport de Paris-Charles de Gaulle, France
In terms of cargo, Charles de Gaulle International is the second-busiest airport in Europe. It has a strong air transport network including Air France, FedEx, and La Poste.
3. Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, the Netherlands
Schiphol is the third largest freight gate in Europe (400,000 m2 of freight warehouses, of which 60% with direct access to the airport). The airport provides a connection to over 320 planned destinations in 98 countries.
4. Flughafen Leipzig/Halle, Germany
Leipzig/Halle Airport in Germany serves both Leipzig, Saxony, and Halle, Saxony-Anhalt. It was opened in 1927. It is a hub for AeroLogic, Amazon Air, Antonov Airlines and DHL Aviation.
5. Liège Airport, Belgium
Liege Airport is mainly used for freight/cargo operations. It is the global hub of ASL Airlines Belgium, as well as a hub for CAL Cargo Air Lines, CMA CGM Air Cargo, El Al Cargo, Ethiopian Cargo, FedEx Express, and Qatar Airways Cargo.
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