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Milano Malpensa Cargo covers an area of approximately 500,000 square meters located in the south-western part of the Milan Malpensa airport.

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MILAN MALPENSA CARGO: AT THE SERVICE OF BUSINESSES THAT LOOK AT THE WORLD

Milan Malpensa Cargo, in the heart of the most industrialized area of Italy, is located in a barycentric position with respect to the south-central part of Europe. Within a radius of 300 km are located the Italian regions with the highest industrial density and with the greatest import-export flows (Piedmont, Lombardy, Veneto, Emilia Romagna and Tuscany) and important production centers in Switzerland and France.

Malpensa is the leader for air cargo in Southern Europe.

An efficient road network in continuous development allows incoming and outgoing flows of goods to easily reach the most important operating bases of the major shipping companies and the main logistics operators in Italy and in the main neighboring countries (Switzerland, France, Austria, Germany, Spain, Slovenia, Croatia).

Milano Malpensa Cargo is the first Italian airport for goods transported, with a market share of around 55%, and it is constantly ranked among the top ten in Europe.

Milano Malpensa Cargo in a nutshell:

  • Strategically positioned - It is located in the most industrialized area of Italy, with the largest import-export flows.
  • Well connected - A road network in continuous development easily connects the airport to the major shipping companies and logistics operators in Italy and neighboring states.
  • Efficient - The quality and speed of all the goods handling processes, simplified also through IT tools, make import-export operations quick and secure.
  • Constantly growing - It covers an area of about 500,000 square meters, and its ever-expanding facilities will soon offer a capacity of 1 million tons of goods per year.

741,000 tons
741,000 tons
Freight traffic
in 2021
+45%
+45%
Volume growth compared to 2020
32,000
32,000
Total Cargo flights
2021

Services Services

Milan Malpensa Cargo provides all the necessary services to assist goods with the highest standards of quality, safety and reliability. The services are provided by handling companies or other independent operators that operate in compliance with the laws and regulations of the sector according to operating protocols also controlled by the Airport Manager. The airport is able to assist any type of goods: from shipments of machinery and large weight and size to small urgent shipments of express products and e-commerce. Specialized structures of the highest quality standards are available for special goods (perishable, pharmaceutical, live animals, food products). The presence in Cargo City of all the control authorities (Customs, Air Health, Veterinary Service, Phytopathologic Service, etc.) ensures the possibility of carrying out import and export operations quickly and efficiently.

Physical handling on arrival and departure
Physical handling on arrival and departure
For perishable and special goods
Handing documentale
Handing documentale
Including reception and sending of IATA standard messaging
Security checks for goods
Security checks for goods
In accordance with European regulations
Booking services and waybills
Booking services and waybills
At Agents and Airlines
Road transport services
Road transport services
Trucking Companies at Milano Malpensa Cargo
Import and export customs services
Import and export customs services
By customs agents
Sanitary Services
Sanitary Services
For verification of non-EU imported goods
Customs and anti-fraud checks
Customs and anti-fraud checks
Controls on customs and fiscal security.
CITES checks
CITES checks
Services offered by public control entities
Health checks
Health checks
Veterinary & phytopathological checks

Structure Structure

90,000 sq m of warehouse areas
90,000 sq m of warehouse areas
And over 100,000 sq m of uncovered areas for parking and handling of incoming and outgoing loads.
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Mechanized systems
Mechanized systems
3 additional automatic mechanized systems for interfacing trucks with systems, for a total number of 13 unloading and loading lines.

Fully automatic, for the handling and storage of the ULDs, handlers are placed in the warehouses connected to the ULD processing stations and equipped with over 400 storage positions , 100 positions mechanized for fast transit and 12 truck interfacing lines.
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Temperature-controlled areas
Temperature-controlled areas
For pharmaceutical products, food, etc.: 4,000 m2 located inside each of the 6 Cargo.
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Facilities warehouse for express courier
Facilities warehouse for express courier
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6 terminals managed by 4 cargo handlers
6 terminals managed by 4 cargo handlers
And from 2 of the world's most important express couriers.
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Operator Offices Area
Operator Offices Area
Intended for both Operators: Handling Agent, Airlines, GSA, Customs Agents. Which are intended for the Control Authorities: Malpensa Customs Directorate, Veterinary Office, phytopathological office, Air Health, etc.

For a total of 8,000 m2.

On the land side, a large truck yard can accommodate around 150 vehicles.
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Quality Quality

The quality and efficiency of the Milano Malpensa Cargo services are measured by a series of indicators in the airport's Service & Goods Charter. The airport services are measured with quantitative and qualitative parameters in the various sectors: acceptance of goods on departure, unloading and loading of vehicles, availability of incoming goods, waiting at the counters.

Malpensa airport is the first Italian airport to publish the Service Charter for Cargo activities: with this document, the airport assumes precise commitments on the quality of services provided and provides customers with evidence and results on measuring results. achieved, according to the guidelines defined by ENAC which checks its progress.

Connected, strategic, efficient: Milano Malpensa Cargo is the right choice for the import-export of goodsConnected, strategic, efficient: Milano Malpensa Cargo is the right choice for the import-export of goods
Connected, strategic, efficient: Milano Malpensa Cargo is the right choice for the import-export of goods
The constant improvements in the quality of the airport's operational processes and the plurality of operators who manage and support the handling of incoming and outgoing goods, the profuse commitment of the control Authorities (Customs, border inspection health services) for simplification procedures through the use of innovative IT tools make Milan Malpensa Cargo the ideal gateway for the operational bases of the most important players in the air freight industry.