Air Cargo Facilities at Newark Liberty International

A photo of a row of parked aircraft.

Newark Liberty International Airport is the overnight small package center for the entire metropolitan area. It offers a full range of short-, medium- and long-haul services to domestic and international destinations. Its cargo center offers these advantages:

  • Several international express package carriers.
  • More than 50 air carriers making over 1,200 daily plane movements to a network of domestic and international destinations.
  • Quick access to major highways, including Routes 1 and 9, I 78, I 95 (the New Jersey Turnpike), Route 21, Route 22 and Route 24.
  • Climate-controlled warehouse areas and cold storage to accommodate perishable items, including fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, fresh fish and medicines.
  • Proximity to the Port Authority's Port Newark and Elizabeth-Port Authority Marine Terminal, to Foreign-Trade Zone No. 49 and to the enormous logistical and distribution infrastructure surrounding the port.

Cargo Buildings

Highlights of EWR's cargo handling facilities include:

United Airlines: In March 2001, United Airlines opened a new state-of-the-art cargo handling facility.

Continental Airlines: In April 2001, Continental Airlines dedicated its state-of-the-art cargo handling facility. The building increases processing with a sophisticated materials handling system to provide Continental and its customers with a highly efficient means of handling air cargo.

FedEx Cargo Complex: In 1995, FedEx completed a $60-million expansion of a state-of-the-art automated sort facility at its Newark Regional Hub, which now includes Buildings 347, 156 and most of 155.

United Parcel Service (Bldg. 350): In September 1987, UPS constructed and opened an $11-million, 28-acre package handling and distribution center in the South Area of the airport.

Building 157: Our latest development is the Port Authority Multi-Tenant Cargo Building, completed in 2003. The facility is conveniently located at the north end of the airport with easy access to major highways and Port Newark. The Multi-Tenant Cargo Building consists of more than 100,000 square feet of warehouse space with associated finished office space; approximately 20,000 square feet of raw office space on a second floor mezzanine; aircraft parking; and employee parking.

 



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