Best in Air Cargo Facilities
When the master planners of Hartsfield-Jackson devised one of the world’s largest
passenger terminals, they provided flexibility for the movement of cargo in the
design as well.
There are three main air cargo complexes at Hartsfield-Jackson: North, Midfield
and South. The total on-airport air cargo warehouse space measures 2 million square
In addition to the main cargo complexes, Hartsfield-Jackson houses a U.S. Department
of Agriculture-approved Perishables Complex, the only one of its kind in the southeast
Hartsfield-Jackson's North and South Cargo Complexes maintain independent refueling
and support systems, which allow quick turnaround for Airport cargo operators.
More than 200 million people, 80 percent of U.S. consumers, are within two hours'
flight time from Hartsfield-Jackson, or one day's trucking by highway.
Hartsfield-Jackson maintains more than 1.5 million square feet (135,000 square meters)
of cargo handling space in the North, South and Midfield Cargo Complexes. Each complex
offers excellent dockside access to interstate highways 75, 85, 285 and 20.
Hartsfield-Jackson is the only airport in the Southeast to be approved by the USDA
to apply cold treatment, an environmentally safe alternative to methyl bromide.
Atlanta Perishables Complex features on-site distribution and transport capabilities,
USDA inspection services and a USDA approved fumigation chamber.
Adjoining the Airport is the 250-acre
Georgia Foreign Trade Zone, FTZ # 26, which facilitates trade and increase
the global competitiveness of companies doing business in Georgia by reducing operating
costs associated with international trade.
Hartsfield-Jackson is designated as a U.S. Fish & Wildlife Port of Entry.
Georgia’s 1,244 miles of interstate highways have placed Atlanta and Hartsfield-Jackson
among the nation’s major trucking hubs. More than 100 motor carriers provide expedited
ground transportation for air cargo shipments.
Hartsfield-Jackson's cargo services feature operations by more than 100 licensed
customs brokers and 200 domestic and international freight forwarders.
Please contact the Atlanta
Air Cargo Association or the
Atlanta Quick Caller for the
latest list of air cargo service providers at Hartsfield-Jackson.
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For additional air cargo information, contact Warren Jones at (404) 382-2332
or by e-mail.