Mumbai Airport to Expand Cargo Facilities

23 March 2010 (Last Updated March 23rd, 2010 18:30)

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai, India, will develop a new cargo complex, which will have an estimated capacity of one million tons of cargo shipments per annum. The cargo complex will include improved temperature-controlled facilities to store perishable good

Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) in Mumbai, India, will develop a new cargo complex, which will have an estimated capacity of one million tons of cargo shipments per annum.

The cargo complex will include improved temperature-controlled facilities to store perishable goods such as pharmaceutical and organic products.

Mumbai International Airport Limited (MIAL), which will develop the proposed cargo village, is currently looking for a suitable location for the project.

MIAL is expecting to complete the cargo village project by 2013, according to the Indian Express.

CSIA, currently India's leading airport in terms of handling cargo shipments, handled 525,335t of cargo in the last financial year.