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Cargo Opportunities

Hamilton International is one of Canada’s largest multi-modal cargo and courier airports, and provides the best domestic cargo freighter distribution network in the country.

As an established cargo gateway, Hamilton International is always looking to expand its cargo service and link international goods movement to its existing domestic network. Specific market opportunities at present include: Hamilton as a link between North America and Europe, Hamilton as a link between South America and Canada.


Key Strategic Advantages Hamilton International Airport provides for Air Cargo


24-hour operations, no slot restrictions or ramp congestions, quick turnarounds, dual runway system (10,000ft. and 6,000ft.), onsite Canadian Border Service Agency operations.

Cost Effective

Lower aeronautical fees in comparison to YYZ and opportunity for incentives on new routes.


50 minutes from downtown Toronto and several Canada/U.S. border crossings, 90-minute catchment of 8.8 million, 24-hour catchment of over 150 million.

 Transportation Network

Home to Canada’s best domestic cargo freighter distribution network, direct access to major highways, 15 minutes from busiest port in the Great Lakes.

For more information regarding cargo operations and opportunities at Hamilton International Airport, please contact 

Useful links:

Hamilton Economic Development
Ministry of Economic Development, Trade and Employment


June 14th, 2019 - National Trade Corridor Funding Announced for Hamilton International Airport

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