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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