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The Ideal Cargo Gateway

The Smart Cargo Connection

DFW is focused on air cargo – an essential industry to North Texas delivering more than $20 billion to the regional economy each year. Our central United States location positions DFW as the nexus of Latin America – Asia transit freight, and as an ideal hub for e-commerce. Strong Asian freighter service and the large American Airlines Latin America network add to DFW’s geographic advantage.

Our community of partners positions us as the ideal cargo gateway

Cargo Community

Cargo Newsletter

Get the latest news and information about all things cargo at DFW Airport.

Cargo Newsletter

Cargo Carriers

View DFW's cargo community of carriers.

Freight Forwarders

More than 150 freight forwarders operate within the DFW area, including these global companies.

Ground Handling Agents

A list of ground handling agents at DFW

Airport Cargo & Facts

The Dallas Fort Worth metropolitan area ranks 4th in the United States with a population of 7.4 million and growing. The region is known for its business friendly climate, which directly impacts the movement of goods. Over 60 percent of all air cargo in the state of Texas is handled through DFW where it connects to key markets throughout the Americas, Asia, Middle East, and Europe.

Cold Chain Cargo Facts

Cargo News

DFW Airport Cargo in the news

DEC 11, 2019

Qatar Airways Cargo New Freighter Service

Qatar Airways Cargo is starting new freighter service between South America and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, operating two Boeing 777F flights per week beginning Jan. 16, 2020. The all-cargo service will transport up to 100 tons of perishable cargo to DFW Airport’s central U.S. location, facilitating quick and easy distribution throughout the rapidly growing region and offering convenient transfer options on DFW Airport’s extensive Asian freighter network.

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SEP 05, 2019

Avianca Cargo Announces New Route

For the first time in nearly a decade, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is welcoming new cargo service from South America. Avianca has announced it will begin twice a week service from Bogota Colombia to DFW in early October.

Read more

MAR 14, 2019

DFW Airport Partners Earn IATA CEIV for Pharma

Key strategic logistics service providers within the community at Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport have been awarded the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification from the International Airport Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines.

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DEC 20, 2020

DFW introduces cloud based platform for sharing cargo data

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has introduced a cloud based data sharing platform for cargo customers that it is confident will ensure “seamless transactions across the supply chain”.

Read more

DEC 10, 2020

Planning for Vaccine Distribution: DFW Airport, American Airlines Make Dallas-Fort Worth an Ideal Gateway

As a COVID-19 vaccine inches closer to becoming available in the U.S., Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is poised to serve as a key player in the "biggest product launch" in history. The Dallas region's central location, transportation infrastructure, and connectivity make North Texas a desirable hub for a massive logistical effort.

Read more

OCT 23, 2020

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport unveils major plans for expansion of cargo facilities

The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a body blow to the important bellyhold capacity at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), home base of American Airlines. But this has not stopped the airport authority’s drive to expand the cargo business: it is planning an express facility for e-commerce and a new cargo area

Read more

Cargo News

DFW Airport Cargo in the news

DEC 11, 2019

Qatar Airways Cargo New Freighter Service

Qatar Airways Cargo is starting new freighter service between South America and Dallas Fort Worth International Airport, operating two Boeing 777F flights per week beginning Jan. 16, 2020. The all-cargo service will transport up to 100 tons of perishable cargo to DFW Airport’s central U.S. location, facilitating quick and easy distribution throughout the rapidly growing region and offering convenient transfer options on DFW Airport’s extensive Asian freighter network.

Read more

SEP 05, 2019

Avianca Cargo Announces New Route

For the first time in nearly a decade, Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is welcoming new cargo service from South America. Avianca has announced it will begin twice a week service from Bogota Colombia to DFW in early October.

Read more

MAR 14, 2019

DFW Airport Partners Earn IATA CEIV for Pharma

Key strategic logistics service providers within the community at Dallas Fort Worth (DFW) International Airport have been awarded the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) certification from the International Airport Transport Association (IATA), the trade association for the world’s airlines.

Read more

DEC 20, 2020

DFW introduces cloud based platform for sharing cargo data

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has introduced a cloud based data sharing platform for cargo customers that it is confident will ensure “seamless transactions across the supply chain”.

Read more

DEC 10, 2020

Planning for Vaccine Distribution: DFW Airport, American Airlines Make Dallas-Fort Worth an Ideal Gateway

As a COVID-19 vaccine inches closer to becoming available in the U.S., Dallas Fort Worth International Airport is poised to serve as a key player in the "biggest product launch" in history. The Dallas region's central location, transportation infrastructure, and connectivity make North Texas a desirable hub for a massive logistical effort.

Read more

OCT 23, 2020

Dallas/Fort Worth Airport unveils major plans for expansion of cargo facilities

The Covid-19 pandemic has dealt a body blow to the important bellyhold capacity at Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW), home base of American Airlines. But this has not stopped the airport authority’s drive to expand the cargo business: it is planning an express facility for e-commerce and a new cargo area

Read more

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