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Ambitious Rival Florida Airport Targets A Prime Slice Of Miami’s Freighter Traffic

Freighter operators moving cargo on intra-Americas routes have a new option as Airglades International Airport (AIA) targets their traffic.

The airport has announced plans for a “state-of-the-art logistics complex in southern Florida to dramatically reshape the efficient flow of perishable goods from Latin American producers to North American consumer markets”.

The US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) cleared the way for the project in September, okaying a proposal for a private takeover of AIA to convert it into an all-cargo gateway. The project had already secured the backing of local and regional authorities.

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