airBaltic to build Baltic Cargo Hub at Riga Airport

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airBaltic and Riga Airport have signed a land reservation agreement for building a new Baltic Cargo Hub at Riga Airport. The new cargo hangar will be the largest dedicated air cargo handling facility in the Baltics.

airBaltic was the winner of a tender for the rent of land and construction of multimodal logistics centre issued by Riga Airport in November 2020. According to initial plans, the planned size of the Baltic Cargo Hub is 6000 m2. It is currently planned to begin construction in late 2022 and finish the hangar by early 2024. The project will be financed through banks and operated by Baltijas Kravu centrs SIA – cargo handling subsidiary of airBaltic.

Top Copyright Photo: airBaltic Airbus A220-300 (Bombardier CS300 – BD-500-1A11) YL-CSK (msn 55039) (Lithuania) AMS (Karl Cornil). Image: 947447.

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