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Dubai - Wednesday, April 23, 2014 4:57 PM

Cargo Mega Terminal


Since opening its doors to the world in February 2008, Dubai Airports’ Cargo Mega Terminal, built on a 43,600 square metre site and with a capacity of 1.2 million tonnes per year, handles all types of cargo from one central location.

The terminal has fully-automated workstations and is one of the most technologically advanced cargo terminals in the world.

Facts and figures

  • Over 1.2 million tonnes annual throughput
  • 43,600 sq. metres handling area (with 35,000 sq. metres footprint - floor area)
  • 46 Truck docks for acceptance and delivery of loose cargo
  • 78 airside ULD entry and exit gates
  • 133 workstations for cargo break-down/build-up
  • 10,000 locations for loose cargo storage, with equal number of large storage pallets
  • General cargo storage for 2064 ULDs
  • Perishable storage for 218 ULDs

ULD - area per floor = 11946m² * 7 stories for a total = 83622m² Five storey parking area of 28225m²

  • 1st mezzanine = 116 cars
  • 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th floors = 120 cars per floor
  • Roof level = 112 cars

Ground floor leasable area: (Area 1 = 1264m²) + (Area 2 = 1491m²)

Mall on 1st floor: Total area = 5645m², Shops = 2858m², Food court = 617m²

For special cargo, general cargo and unit load devices, we accommodate:

  • Special Cargo such as Perishables, Live Animals, Valuables, Human Remains and Dangerous goods including Radioactive materials
  • General Cargo
  • Intact Unit Load Devices
  • Intact Unit Load Devices with Perishable Cargo

Perishable handling area:

4623 square metres floor space, with 3927 square metres of 218 individual cells of temperature zones.

Skychain

This state-of-the-art cargo commercial and terminal handling system integrates all processes across our network and global operations, in real-time. Information is transparent to both internal and external players across the global supply chain through industry-standard messaging or web interfacing.

  • Cargo Community Systems (CCS)
  • Wireless Network
  • Radio Frequency Network
  • Security/Safety Systems
  • Building Management Systems

Landside acceptance, delivery and storage

  • Perishable cargo: 12
  • General cargo: 25
  • Intact bridge systems: 9

Loose cargo storage

10,000 locations with an equal number of Large Storage Pallets (LSPs)

Key contacts: 24 X 7

David Gould - Senior Vice President, Cargo Hub Operations Worldwide
P.O. Box 686, Dubai, UAE
Kiran Luthra - Executive Assistant to David Gould
Tel: +971 (4) 216 3095/3097
Fax: +971 (4) 283 4169

Sunimal Fernando - Vice President Cargo Hub Operations (EK)
P.O. Box 686, Dubai, UAE
Flory Villanueva - Executive Secretary to Sunimal Fernando
Tel: +971 (4) 216 3302/3301
Fax: +971 (4) 283 4169

Herrick Lai - Manager Cargo Hub Planning & Development (EK)
P.O. Box 686, Dubai, UAE
Erma Nuraida - Executive Secretary to Herrick Lai
Tel: +971 (4) 216 3244/216 3092
Fax: +971 (4) 283 4169

P Balasubramanian - Manager Cargo Global Operations Services (EK)
P.O. Box 686, Dubai, UAE