Cargo capacity increase for Zhukovsky MOSCOW’S FOURTH busiest airport, Zhukovsky, has become the receiver of new freighter services from Russian-based Sky Gates Cargo Airlines.
The freight company, with a set of Rolls-Royce RB211-powered
This includes after a 99,000sq ft state-of-the-art cargo complex has been opened at Moscow/ Zhukovsky before in the summer. The facility comprises storage area for temperature-sensitive goods, live animals and habits infrastructure. Elsewhere, the airport 968,000sq feet apron can handle either four 747-400s or six midsize widebodies at once.
Alexander Khmelevskikh, Sky Gates general director, said:”This service is exceptional. Through contemporary technology and internet customs clearance event we can provide a truly integrated product be it through Moscow/ Sheremetyevo and today also via Zhukovsky, covering a committed last mile delivery. “We truly appreciate the efforts and partnership we’ve grown with Zhukovsky Airport, which is located close to the Eastern municipal borders of Moscow. With our scheduled surgeries to Sheremetyevo we finish our product portfolio to and from Moscow, offering an extremely interesting alternative air cargo gateway to the buoyant Russian capital,” he added.
Zhukovsky is Moscow’s latest airport and opened in May 2016.