Overview of AAI managed Airports AIR CARGO COMPLEX, CHENNAI Airport, CHENNAI

Overview:
The Cargo Terminal at Chennai Airport, was established on 1st February 1978 for processing of import, export, transshipment cargo and unaccompanied luggage and Spread over an area of 19.5 acres..

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The existing covered area of cargo terminal in occupation of AAI is 58600  Sqm and its annual handling capacity is 11,02,373 MT
  2. Tonnage Handled During the year 2013-14  2,20,401 MT

Value Added Services:-

  1.  The Air Cargo Terminal is equipped with the   modern cargo handling equipment like Elevated Transfer Vehicle, forklifts, high mast stackers, Power hydraulic pallet trucks etc. are used for handling cargo.
  2. A state of art Centre for flowers, fruits and vegetables has been commissioned on 23.9.1999.
  3. Three wide-bodied aircrafts can be parked simultaneously in an exclusive Cargo Apron.
  4. Cargo Terminal provides all range of services & facilities, under one roof, at par with any international airport.
  5. AAI & AI are the Custodian appointed by Customs.  The import cargo of all the Airlines is handled by AAI. The export and Import  Cargo is  being handled by AAI on behalf of the Airlines through the SGHA appointed by AAI.
  6. The Cargo Terminal has four wings for processing, Export Cargo, Import Cargo and Unaccompanied Baggage (Import) besides Disposal Unit for disposal of unclaimed / un-cleared cargo and Transhipment Cargo.
  7. Assistance and additional information required, if any, may be sought from -
    AAI-Duty Manager - Ph: 044-22564513, 044-22561645and
    Customs PRO - Ph : 044-22564351
  8. Cargo can be cleared either by self or by licensed Customs House Clearing Agent.
  9. No demurrage charges are leviable on cargo if cleared within prescribed free period.

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, NSCBI Airport, Kolkata

Overview:-

  1. The International air cargo terminal at Kolkata Airport was the first air cargo terminal in the country, which was commissioned on 5th October, 1975.
  2. The international air cargo complex is located 1/2 km north of international terminal building with well-connected road infrastructure for smooth functioning of air cargo services.

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:

  1. The total covered area of Air Cargo Terminal is 21,906 square meter
  2. Annual holding capacity including transshipment is 3,80,987 MT.
  3. Tonnage handled during the year 2013-14  129782 MT (84300 MT Domestic)

Value Added Services:-

  1. There are four parking bays exclusively for freighter fleet, which can accommodate up to B-747 type of aircraft.
  2. AAI has created this air cargo terminal with various facilities for processing air cargo in the terminal building at par with any international airport.
  3. All airline agencies and other agencies, which connected with the clearance and pre-shipment formalities, are in-housed in the air cargo complex.
  4. AAI was appointed as a Custodian of Import and Export cargo as per Custom notification 2/78 under section of 45 of Customs Act, 1962.
  5. Most of the regulatory and facilitation were established under one roof.
  6. The cargo terminal has three wings for processing of Export, Import cargo and Unaccompanied Baggage (Import) besides Disposal Unit for disposal of unclaimed / un-cleared cargo.
  7. Kolkata International Air Cargo Terminal provides air cargo services to entire Eastern and Northern-Eastern region for transshipment cargo.
  8. In international freight transactions it connects six regions in the world, which are enriched in global market - South-Asian, South-East Asian Countries, Western Countries, Middle-East Countries, Central Asia.
  9. Cargo could be cleared   either by self or by a licensed Customs House clearing Agents.
  10. No demurrage charges are leviable on cargo if cleared within prescribed free period.
  11. A Centre for Perishable Cargo with a handling capacity of 60 MT. is operational.
  12. Assistance and additional information required, if any, may be sought from -
    AAI-Duty Manager: Ph:91-33-39874405 Extn-4428

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, COIMBATORE Airport

Overview:-

  1. AAI, cargo complex commissioned w.e.f. 1.12.2001.

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The total covered area of air cargo terminal is 3383 sqm
  2. Annual holding capacity including transshipment is 31240 MT.
  3. Tonnage handled during 2013-14:  7112 MT (6115 MT Dom. Cargo)

Value Added Services:-

  1. Walk-in type Cooler - 5 MT.- 1 No.
  2. Major commodities: 
    Export: Garments, Textiles, Spares, Castings, Tools & Equipments, Fruits, Vegetables & Jewellery
    Import: Garments, Accessories, Gold Bar, Un-accompanied baggage, Electronics Items, Machinery components etc.
  3. Full fledged Plant Quarantine office started functioning from Nov.,2013 onwards.
  4. M/s Spice Jet & M/s Jet Airways opened office near Cargo Terminal exclusively for cargo operations.
  5. AAI has taken the Domestic cargo operations w.e.f.  05.4.2013 in a dedicated area near International Cargo Terminal

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, TRICHY Airport

Overview:-

  1. AAI Cargo Terminal commissioned w.e.f 01-12-2011

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The total covered area of air cargo terminal is 3943 sqm
  2. Annual holding capacity including transshipment is 28993 MT.
  3. Tonnage handled during 2013-14: 4751 MT

Value Added Services:-

  1. Tender action in progress for procurement of Walk-in type Cooler of 5 MT.- 1 No.
  2. Major commodities:
    Export:  Vegetables, Flowers, Fruits, Fish, Leather garments, Household goods etc.
    Import:  Airline Store, Spare Parts etc.
  3. Dedicated Air Cargo Customs set up available for Export & Import Clearance ;
  4. Plant Quarantine available
  5. X-Ray scanning\
  6. Facilities for Perishable Cargo, Heavy cargo, Valuable Cargo, Hazardous cargo shed & Weighing Scale are available

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, MANGALORE Airport

Overview:-

  1. Commisioned in March, 2013

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:

The total covered area:

  1. International Cargo: 1400 sqm. One time handling capacity: 140 MT.
  2. Domestic Cargo: 1094 sqm. One time handling capacity: 110 MT.

  Tonnage handled during 2013-14  87 MT

 

Value Added Services:-

Major Commodities:

  1. Fresh Vegetable
  2. Chilled Fish
  3. Ornamental Fish
  4. Cashew Nut
  5. Flowers and Machinery Parts
     

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, GUWAHATI Airport

Overview:-

  1. Interim International Cargo Terminal commissioned in September 1999.

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The total covered area of air cargo terminal is 150 sqm 
  2. Annual holding capacity including transshipment is 3560 MT.
  3. Tonnage handled during 2013-14: 36MT

Value Added Services:-

  1. Major Commodities: Mobile Phone, Garments, Glass Beads, Electronic items etc.
  2. Walk-in Cooler- 2 MT. - 1 No.

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, VEER SAVARKAR Airport, PORT BLAIR

Overview:-

  1. Commissioned in Oct., 2010

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The total covered area of air cargo terminal is 945 sqm
  2. Annual holding capacity including transshipment is 23116 MT.
  3. Tonnage handled during 2013-14: 2687 MT(Domestic)

Value Added Services:-

  1. Cold Storage available
  2. Major commodities:
    1. Inbound: Electronics, Vegetables, Courier etc.
    2. Outbound: Fish, Courier, Un-accompanied baggage
       

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, LUCKNOW Airport

Overview:-

  1. Interim Cargo Terminal commissioned in July, 2000, cold storage facility available.

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The total covered area of air cargo terminal is 144 sqm
  2. Annual holding capacity including transshipment is 4866 MT.
  3. Tonnage handled during 2013-14: 1155 MT

 Value Added Services:-

  1. Walk-in type Cooler -3 MT. - 1 No. Procurement process is on for 10 MT. Walk-in type cooler
  1. Major commodities:
    1. Export: Chilled Meat, Flowers, Embroidered Fabric.
    2. Import: Aircraft parts, Readymade garments, Un-accompanied baggage
       

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, JAIPUR Airport

Overview:-

  1. Domestic Cargo facility commissioned on 24.07.2013

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The total covered area of air cargo terminal is 1500 square meter (Sterile Area: 400 sqm.)
  2. Annual holding capacity is .. MT.
  3. Tonnage Handled during 2013-14  6480 MT (Dom)

Value Added Services:-

  1. X-ray machines
  2. Storage space
  3. Cargo Two wheeler trolleys
  4. Manpower (Sr. Manager 1, Manager 1, Supervisor 1)
  5. Nos. of Airlines: 2 (Go Air, Indigo)

AIR CARGO COMPLEX, GURU RAMDAS JEE Airport, AMRITSAR

Overview:-

  1. Commissioned on 20.11.2004.

Tonnage and Annual Handling Capacity:-

  1. The total covered area of air cargo terminal is 2256 sqm
  2. Annual holding capacity including transshipment is 60833 MT.
  3. Tonnage handled during 2013-14: 1486 MT

Value Added Services:-

  1. Cold Storage -1311 sqm. maintained by CVAHP
  2. X-Ray machine available.
  3. Major Commodites:
  4. Export:Tobacco products, RMG, Sports Goods, Leather Goods, Engineering goods
  5. Import:Airline stores, Engineering goods, un-accompanied baggage, medical equipments