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Cargo

As a net-exporting region, the North East is a convenient and effective base for businesses across industries such as manufacturing, machinery, logistics, chemical and pharmaceutical.

Boasting a full range of freight handling services, Teesside International Airport itself is an approved Regulated Agent – facilitating major global connectivity and acting as a gateway to key international markets. Scalability and flexibility are front of mind, with the airport not constrained in the same way as other major UK airports. This means services such as screening and declarations are much more efficient.

A new purpose-built, multimillion-pound facility provides the latest security screening technology, as well as handling, freight-forwarding, storage and regular cargo services. The 21,000 sq ft hangar can be utilised alongside customs clearance and ad-hoc specialised charters, with the airport’s capabilities extending to both air and road freight. In fact, the area is also the UK’s fastest moving commuter road network, with major investment under way to further improve transport links.

  • 21,000 sq ft hangar – a purpose-built, multimillion-pound facility
  • 2,291m runway – can take the heaviest load in the North East
  • Airside and landside access
  • 71,000 businesses operate within an hour’s drive
  • CAA approved Regulated Agent
  • Net-exporting region, with exports growing 6.5% in 2021
  • Established sectors in the region including machinery, manufacturing, chemical and pharmaceutical
  • Fastest moving commuter road network in the UK, with major investment under way and further planned
  • Four Amazon distribution centres within a 40 minute drive of the airport, and another under construction just 10 minutes away