Newcastle International Airport’s cargo business has grown considerably over recent years with our operators handle between 400 and 450 tonnes of cargo every month to and from destinations worldwide.

Airport Capabilities

Newcastle International Airport has:

  • A first-class freight village with a comprehensive range of facilities, allowing our operators to provide efficient and reliable air cargo shipment to the highest standards of safety and security.

  • Excellent transport links for customers across the North of England and our Freight Village only 4 minutes drive from the A1 motorway.

  • Business partners located on site such as Pets on the Move, a registered Animal Reception Centre and Border Inspection Post.

  • Newcastle's Firefighting team has capabilities up to category 9.

  • A proven track record of handling daily wide-bodied aircraft, with Emirates, named the world's best air carrier for the 9th consecutive year by the Business Traveller Middle East Awards, operating since 1st September 2007. 


Why Choose Us?
  • Flying directly from the North East's largest Airport offers less handling of goods, meaning less chance of loss, damage, or missed connections.

  • Using a North East Airport closer to you supports your sustainability goals, meaning less trucks on road and less travel time. 

  • For operations in the North of England, using an Airport closer to you helps reduce logistic issues caused by weather, scheduling and cancellations.

  • Newcastle International Airport offers late cut offs for both general cargo and dangerous goods.

  • Dangerous Goods checks are carried out at the Airport. 

  • We work closely with our ground handling agents to facilities the smooth handling of goods, including minimal wait times. 


Getting to the Freight Village

Newcastle International Airport is easy to reach by vehicle. The A1 leads directly to the North East's largest Airport. By vehicle, travel time from Newcastle is 15 minutes, Carlisle is 75 minutes, Sunderland is 45 minutes, York is 2 hours, and Leeds is 2 hours. 


Freight Forwarding and Ground Handling Agent
Company Telephone E-Mail

Casper Logistics Ltd

0191 214 0888

[email protected]

Kuehne & Nagel

0191 214 2500

[email protected]

Davis Turner Air Cargo

0191 286 0598

[email protected]

Universal Forwarding

0191 214 0800

[email protected]


0191 214 27

[email protected]

UPS Supply Chain Solutions UK Limited

0191 497 1650

Imports - [email protected]  Exports – [email protected]


Cargo Handling Agents

Company Telephone E-Mail
Worldwide Flight Services 0191 286 0399 [email protected]
FedEx 0845 607 0809


Contact us

For more information about exporting and importing of goods, or to make an airfreight enquiry, please contact Aileen Wallace, our Cargo Business Development Manager: