Doncaster Sheffield Airport sees surge in cargo transportation

5th August 2015

Robin Hood Doncaster Sheffield Airport has transported more cargo in the period from January to June 2015 than it did in throughout the whole of 2014.

The figures, which represent the tonnage of consignments in and out of the airport, show significant growth for the airport's cargo sector. Doncaster Sheffield Airport, through operator Anglo World Cargo, has managed consignments across the globe during the six-month period, including Nepal, Kenya, Venezuela, USA and key European destinations such as Greece and France. Dayle Hauxwell, Cargo Manager at Doncaster Sheffield Airport, said: -We are all delighted to have surpassed the amount of cargo transported in 2014 in just half a year. -The growth of the business in recent months has been excellent and is continued evidence that the Airport and its cargo terminal is enhancing its reputation around the world for hassle free cargo operations. -The amount of freight being transported has and continues to increase significantly and this can only be positive news for the Airport and the regional economy. Gary Winterman, managing director of Anglo World Cargo, added: -It is clear that more and more companies and cargo operators are looking at Doncaster Sheffield Airport to distribute their products around the world. -It's great to see the work being put in by the Airport coming to fruition with these latest figures. -We are all celebrating this fantastic news, but very focussed on delivering further growth in the months ahead 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 through Anglo World Cargo, the airport has the ability to handle all aspects of airfreight.

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