Air Cargo Operations
Shipping Cargo Through Shreveport
Shreveport Regional Airport is recognized as the second busiest air cargo airport in the State of Louisiana.
With daily service through FedEx,UPS operating Airbus wide-body and Boeing aircraft and regional cargo carrier Mountain Air Cargo operating ATR-72 aircraft, customers seeking to ship overnight cargo or parcels to anywhere in the world can utilize Shreveport Regional Airport’s services.
Location, Location, Location
Shreveport Regional Airport is located near two major interstates - I-20 & I-49, and is served by rail access, which makes the airport well positioned for future air cargo growth. Additionally, Shreveport is located along the Red River and the Port of Shreveport-Bossier, making shipping through Shreveport Regional Airport a smart logistics choice.
Air Cargo West Complex
To handle this growth, the Shreveport Airport Authority has two air cargo buildings in the certified industrial park known as Air Cargo West. With nearly 56,000 square feet available in two buildings, the facility provides state-of-the-art air cargo capabilities. Tenants for the buildings include FedEx, UPS, Mountain Air Cargo and Worldwide Flight Services.
Cargo/Warehouse space is available for lease. Click here for more info or contact Stephen Price at 318-673-5370 to schedule a tour.
Ground-freight forwarders seeking warehouse and office space have multiple options at Shreveport Regional Airport. The East Cargo complex has 40,000 square feet in different configurations and there is another 16,000+ square feet of space available in Air Cargo West.
U.S. Customs Port of Entry
To assist cargo carriers, a United States Customs Port of Entry office is located at Shreveport Regional Airport. The service enables products from around the world to be shipped and cleared here much faster than at high-traffic coastal ports of entry. The office is located in the air cargo terminal at the airport, 6125 Interstate Drive, Bay 11. The telephone number is 318-635-7873.
Additionally, Shreveport Regional Airport’s highly secured area is legally considered as outside the domain of U.S. Customs Service by the U.S. Government. This means foreign goods may be brought into the FTZ without formal customs entry or the payment of duty and excise taxes until and unless they enter the U.S. Testing, repackaging, inspections, and further processing can also be conducted within the FTZ.
The airport is also capable of handling most cargo freighter aircraft. Runway 14/32 is 8,350 feet long and 200 feet wide with grooved pavement and Category II lighting, while Runway 5/23 is 6,200 feet long and 150 feet wide. The runways and taxiways have the highest weight-bearing capacity called for by the FAA and are able to accommodate the largest of aircraft.