As Atlantic Canada’s gateway, Halifax Stanfield International Airport is well served by domestic and international airlines offering direct connections to New York, Boston, Washington, D.C., London, and all major Canadian centres.
Strategically positioned on the east coast of Canada, in the province of Nova Scotia, the airport processed over 33,000 metric tonnes of cargo in 2016. As the closest major continental North American link to the European Union (EU), Halifax Stanfield International Airport is poised to grow into a multi-modal gateway between the EU and NAFTA. With open skies between Canada and the United States, Halifax already enjoys excellent air access to the country’s major trading partner.
Spacious cargo facilities offer excellent shipping and receiving opportunities. Ramp and warehouse space is available at Halifax Stanfield International Airport. Several carriers, freight forwarders, customs brokers, and cargo specialists provide on-site service. Two integrated courier companies operate a daily international network from Halifax. The primary air export from Halifax is fresh seafood, including famous Nova Scotia lobster. This perishable commodity is usually containerized to preserve its freshness and is shipped to destinations around the world. During the Christmas season, desire for our ocean delicacies escalates, especially in Europe. This seasonal demand creates a need for increased capacity, presenting an opportunity for many air carriers.
Halifax Stanfield International Airport offers a competitive environment in which to do business, with a variety of cargo-related services including:
For more information contact:
Halifax International Airport Authority
Halifax Stanfield International Airport
1 Bell Boulevard
Enfield, Nova Scotia B2T 1K2
Air Carriers - Cargo
Toronto Lester B. Pearson International Airport
Mississauga, Ontario L5P 1B2
800 Stuart Graham, South
Dorval, P.Q. H4Y 1J6
2 Tippett Road
Toronto, Ontario M3H 2V2
1969 Upper Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3R7
657C Barnes Drive, Suite 2
Nova Scotia B2T 1K3