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Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:01 pm

Just wondering which airports see "more" cargo planes than scheduled pax planes? "More" is not strictly defined, could be number of departures, or a surprisingly large cargo area compared to the pax operations, etc.Memphis and Louisville are obvious, but which else?

I can think of

    Liège
    Oostende
    Eldoret
    maybe Anchorage?
    relatively large for cargo: Luxembourg
    Rickenbacker/Columbus
    Mirabel

Which others?
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:07 pm

YHM Hamilton, Ontario

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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:20 pm

Definitely Zaragoza (ZAZ) in Spain, East Midlands (EMA) in the UK and Leipzig (LEJ) in Germany.
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:49 pm

AFW (Fort Worth Alliance) is an all-cargo airfield. Indianapolis (IND) is the hub for FedEx's domestic operations.
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 12:59 pm

MST, Maastricht Aachen Airport
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:10 pm

Frankfort-Hahn (HNN / EDFH) comes to mind, although Ryanair has a number of flights there.

Rockford, IL (RFD) is another one.
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:36 pm

I will hazard a guess with DWC
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:52 pm

CVG is a hub for Amazon Air and DHL Aviation.

DFW is home to a UPS Airlines hub, and in addition, there are also several foreign air cargo operators that do fly big cargo planes to DFW. FedEx does also operate flights out of DFW, and FedEx has a package drop-off facility at DFW.

FedEx also has a major hub at IND in addition to its MEM home base.
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 1:59 pm

SHJ (Sharjah) would be another.

GSO is a FedEx hub for the mid-Atlantic.
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:17 pm

Rockford, IL (RFD) is another one. It gets scheduled flights from G4, but is dominated by UPS and Amazon Prime Air ops.
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:25 pm

between ups fed ex and everyone else. Anchorage has a Lotttttt of freighters
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 2:26 pm

Probably OAI
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:23 pm

Anchorage International
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 3:33 pm

jplatts wrote:
CVG is a hub for Amazon Air and DHL Aviation.

DFW is home to a UPS Airlines hub, and in addition, there are also several foreign air cargo operators that do fly big cargo planes to DFW. FedEx does also operate flights out of DFW, and FedEx has a package drop-off facility at DFW.

FedEx also has a major hub at IND in addition to its MEM home base.


DFW is anything but dominated by cargo operations as the OP asked
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 4:45 pm

Prestwick (PIK) in S.W. Scotland is now mainly freight-oriented, I believe
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Sat Feb 10, 2018 6:49 pm

Miami, Florida might be close to what the OP is asking...I spot there once a month and there have been times where I have seen more cargo planes landing and taking off (during the day) then passenger planes.
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Tue Feb 13, 2018 4:58 am

sassiciai wrote:
Prestwick (PIK) in S.W. Scotland is now mainly freight-oriented, I believe


At the most Prestwick only has about three cargo flights a week as the airport has lost a lot of cargo flights over the last few years and Ryanair are expanding at Glasgow with just a limited flight schedule remaining at Prestwick which far outweighs any freight flights at the airport.
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Wed Feb 14, 2018 3:30 am

KYIP
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Wed Feb 14, 2018 4:05 am

klm617 wrote:
KYIP


Come on klm617

I expect more from you, can't you use the IATA codes like everyone else has done on this topic as I had to actually google that not being familiar with it as you obviously are :-)
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Wed Feb 14, 2018 6:55 pm

LCK?

Edit: I saw the OP again and it was already mentioned.
 
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Re: Airports dominated by freighter planes (other than MEM and SDF)

Wed Feb 14, 2018 7:35 pm

Navoi (NVI), Uzbekistan also qualifies. A few passenger flights, but mostly cargo.

Edit: Huntsville (HSV) is another one.

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