About Us

Welcome to India’s Largest Cargo Handling Airport

Located in the capital of the Country, Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGIA) at Delhi, is the preferred Air Cargo Hub of India due to its strategic location, hosting elaborate infrastructure and efficient air cargo handling services.

The Cargo facilities of the Delhi Airport are spread over an area of 150 Acres comprising state-of-the-art infrastructure, 2 Integrated cargo terminals, on-airport logistics centre and the largest airline network connecting 75 International and 69 Domestic destinations served by 63 Air carriers and 17 Freighter airlines.

Delhi Aiport is India’s Largest Air Cargo gateway handling over One Million Metric Tonnes of cargo annually. It is the first AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) certified Airport by Indian Customs Govt. of India, and also the first Airport having received e-AWB 360 certification from IATA (International Air Transport Association) for achieving 100% e-Freight compliant processes.

Our Journey

Delhi Airport Cargo has grown significantly ever since it took over operations of the Airport in year 2006. It has witnessed sustained business growth with a CAGR of 7-8% in the last one decade. Delhi Airport has carved out its niche by being recognized as India’s highest cargo handling airport by registering over ‘One Million’ cargo handling annually in year 2018 while consistently improving its infrastructure and operational efficiencies.

Cargo New Delhi Airport History

Our Journey

FY 06-09

  • Takeover of Cargo Operation from Airport Authority of India (AAI) in year 2006
  • Appointment of 2 Cargo Terminal Operators in year 2009
Delhi Airport Cargo History Financial Year 09-11

Our Journey

FY 09-11

  • Formulation of strategy for Development and Growth of Delhi Airport Cargo Business
  • Modernization and Expansion of Cargo Terminal (CELEBI)
  • Development of Common User Domestic Cargo Terminal (CUDCT)
  • Initiation of Cargo Community System (CCS) and process simplification initiatives
Delhi Airport Cargo History Financial Year 11-13

Our Journey

FY 11-13

  • Cargo Community System Phase 1 launched
  • Cargo Terminal 2 Phase 1 operationalized
  • 24 x 7 Custom operations started
Delhi Airport Cargo History Financial Year 14-15

Our Journey

FY 13-15

  • Transshipment Facility Launched
  • Commodity focused initiatives started- Perishable, Pharma etc.
  • Development of ACLC - 1
  • Mobile app launched for Cargo transactions
  • Launch of Trucks Slot Management in Import
Delhi Airport Cargo History Financial Year 15-16

Our Journey

FY 15-16

  • Delhi Airport becomes leading Cargo Airport of the country
  • Delhi Airport becomes the first e-Freight Compliant Airport of the country
  • Launch of Online Truck Slot Management system and Paperless Flight Check processes
  • Expansion of the Domestic Cargo Terminal Infrastructure; thus increasing Cargo handling capacity and efficiencies
Delhi Airport Cargo History Financial Year 16-18

Our Journey

FY 16-18

  • Handled over One Million Metric Tonne of Air Cargo in 2018; highest in the country
  • Certified as India’s first AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Airport by Indian Customs, Govt. Of India
  • Became India’s first eAWB360 compliant airport with certification from IATA
  • Expanded the capacity of Cargo Terminal by commissioning a new facility
  • Developed a second Air Cargo Logistics Centre (ACLC-2) at the Airport
  • Rolled out a unified Cargo Community System for Delhi Airport namely ‘ACMES’ (Air Cargo Message Exchange System);
    an e-Freight initiative for acceptance and processing of advance shipment information

Quick Facts

First AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) Certified Airport

India's First AEO (Authorized Economic Operator) certified Airport

Ranking amongst Cargo Airports

Ranks 29th amongst Cargo Airports of the world (2016, ACI Ranking), in terms of volume of cargo throughput

Delhi Cargo Airport Largest Cargo of the Country

Largest Cargo Airport of the Country with 1.8 Million Metric Tonnes Annual cargo handling capacity

Infrastructure to handle temperature sensitive cargo

State-of-the-art infrastructure to handle temperature sensitive cargo with a capacity to handle 1,50,000 Metric Tonnes

Operational Cargo Runways and Freighter Parking Bays

3 Operational Runways and 9 Freighter Parking Bays

India 1st Airport with its own Cargo Mobile App

India’s 1st Airport with its own Cargo Mobile App

Serving more than 20 destinations

17 Freighter Airlines, serving more than 20 destinations

India's 1st Airport to be IATA e- Freight compliant

India's 1st Airport to be IATA e- Freight compliant

Widest network of Airlines

Widest network of over 63 Airlines, connecting over 144 destinations

Customs available on 24x7 basis

Customs available on 24x7 basis

Global Presence

Presence of Global Freight Forwarders

Airside Transshipment Excellence Centre

First Airport in India to offer dedicated Airside Transshipment Excellence Centre

On-Airport Warehousing Facility

Over 30,000 sqm of On-Airport Warehousing Facility