The Koltsovo International Airport (member of the Airports of Regions Holding) summarized operations of the freight facility in the first half of 2018. The total volume of goods processed in 6 months of 2018 amounted to 8,967 tonnes, up 2.5% against the like period of the last year. Freight traffic amounted to 8,752 tonnes in the first half of 2017.
Moscow and Amsterdam, which account for 69% of freight turnover, are main destinations of goods delivery.
A change in methods for delivery of postal goods is the main trend that has become stronger in the current period. Processing of mail delivered by land transport rose by 32% in the Koltsovo freight facility in connection with the process of conversion of postal matter delivery by air to ground routes by the Russian Post. 2,474 tonnes were handled there during 6 months of 2018. Mongolia, Kazakhstan and Georgia became main destinations of mail delivery by motor transport. China’s Harbin remains the leader in airmail delivery.
We would like to remind that the freight facility of the Koltsovo Airport was opened in 2012. A center of international postal exchange started working there in 2013. Koltsovo is one of the most advanced airport logistical facilities of the country to date.