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Emirates SkyCargo Breaks Ground on Hub as It Prepares to Move Operations to Al Maktoum Airport

Construction has begun on Emirates SkyCargo's new cargo terminal and facilities at Dubai World Central Al Maktoum International Airport, which is set to become the home of its freighter operations in May 2014. Freighter operations are moving to Al Maktoum Airport from Dubai International Airport.

Emirates SkyCargo Breaks Ground on Hub as It Prepares to Move Operations to Al Maktoum Airport

In addition to the cargo terminal, various facilities will be built, including 46 truck docks, 80 truck parking spaces and 12 aircraft stands directly in front of the terminal.

Following the completion of the first phase, the cargo handling system and the interior will be fitted, with the first section to be delivered to Emirates SkyCargo by the beginning of April 2014 and full completion by mid-September.

Emirates SkyCargo operates a freighter fleet of 10 aircraft, eight Boeing 777Fs and two Boeing 747-400ERFs, that will all move to the airport. Dedicated road feeder services between the two airports for connecting cargo will be introduced.

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In addition to the cargo terminal, various facilities will be built, including 46 truck docks, 80 truck parking spaces and 12 aircraft stands directly in front of the terminal.

Following the completion of the first phase, the cargo handling system and the interior will be fitted, with the first section to be delivered to Emirates SkyCargo by the beginning of April 2014 and full completion by mid-September.

Emirates SkyCargo operates a freighter fleet of 10 aircraft, eight Boeing 777Fs and two Boeing 747-400ERFs, that will all move to the airport. Dedicated road feeder services between the two airports for connecting cargo will be introduced.

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Emirates SkyCargo Breaks Ground on Hub as It Prepares to Move Operations to Al Maktoum Airport