Washington Dulles International Airport is a leading air cargo gateway centrally located in the Mid-Atlantic Region and serves a large catchment area along the East Coast. Washington Dulles handles over 300 thousand tons of cargo annually and is serviced by 41 airlines providing connections to 57 international and 86 domestic destinations. The Airport is connected to all major U.S. markets via the interstate highway system and over 56% of the U.S. population resides within an overnight drive. As the primary international airport for the Nation’s Capital Area, Washington Dulles serves one of the strongest economic regions in the U.S. with a continuous growing number of international airlines.
Washington Dulles is home to Foreign-Trade Zone #137, enabling business processes and international trade to be conducted in an efficient, low-cost environment. Air cargo service providers at Washington Dulles offer Bonded Warehousing, Refrigerated and Ambient Temperature Controlled Storage Space, Secure Facilities, Cargo Screening, and Customs Clearance. The cargo handling facilities at the Airport allow for the safe handling of all commodities including high-tech, pharmaceuticals, perishables, live animals, high-value and military support shipments.
Washington Dulles offers a cargo-friendly environment with 24-hour operations, no night-time flight restrictions and the ability to handle the world’s largest aircraft. The Airport also has large tracts of land available for air cargo development which will allow for direct airside access and close proximity to major highways.