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Cargo operations in action

Whether it’s a herd of 500 pound bison heading to Russia, a temperature sensitive pharma shipment or 150 tons of industrial equipment arriving in Edmonton, YEG Cargo has the infrastructure and expertise to ship all kinds of cargo.

During the pandemic, YEG remained one of the busiest cargo airports across Canada with multiple wide body flights every week from Asia, South America and Europe.  In June 2020, we hosted three AN-124’s within 24 hours, a unique and busy day!  We salute our freight forwarders and cargo partners for offloading millions of pieces of vital personal protective equipment and handling exponential new shipments for ecommerce.  You are cargo’s front-line essential workers.  We thank you!

Check out our videos to see how we serve your cargo needs with:

  • Efficient customs
  • Safe and effective ground handling
  • Expertise in handling the largest aircraft and specialty shipments including the Antonov 225, Boeing 747, 767 and 777

Cargo Overview

YEG Welcomes the Antonov 124

Ilyushin 76 at YEG

Antonov 225 at YEG

Metallica 747 Charter at YEG

Air China Cargo 777 at YEG

Cargojet 767s at YEG

Lufthansa Cargo MD-11 at YEG

Atlas Air 747 at YEG

Atlas Air 747 at YEG

Air Bridge Cargo 747 at YEG

FedEx 777 at YEG

FedEx 777 at YEG

Learn about CEIV certification

YEG meets the highest global standards for transportation and logistics management for all types of goods, including temperature controlled products. The International Air Transport Association (IATA) supports aviation with global standards for airline safety, security, efficiency and sustainability.

We are proud to be part of the first Canadian airport community, along with Braden Burray Expediting (BBE), Swissport, and Flying Fresh Air Freight (FFAF) to pursue IATA’s Center of Excellence of Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics (CEIV Pharma) which provides standardized certification for pharma shipments.