MIA Cargo HUB
Miami International Airport (MIA) is essential to Miami-Dade’s trade status, as MIA’s air service network, dominance in the region’s stronghold markets, and overall trade infrastructure are key for bridging business in the Hemisphere.
The leader in the Americas in international freight and the world’s largest gateway to Latin America & the Caribbean, MIA controls the north / south cargo flows in the Western Hemisphere. Handling 79% of all air imports and 74% of all exports from the Latin American / Caribbean region, MIA serves as the hub for distribution of perishable products, hi-tech commodities, telecommunications equipment, textiles, pharmaceuticals and industrial machinery.
Over 100 airlines at MIA contribute to the year-round, two-way cargo traffic, linking the Americas with the high growth markets in Asia, Europe, the Middle East / Gulf Region and beyond.
Exceptional infrastructure and facilitation, new runway capacity with no slot restrictions or delays, and room for growth, form just part of MIA’s outstanding attributes.
#1 in International
Freight in the U .S.
Over 2M tons of
A global freight hub and number one in the nation for international freight, MIA offers service to over 160 cities on four-continents with dedicated freighter service to 112 global destinations. The world’s largest gateway to Latin America and the Caribbean, MIA handles 79% of all air imports and 77% of all exports to/from the region. MIA is the first airport in the Western Hemisphere and only the second in the world to be designated by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) as a pharmaceutical freight hub and a trusted industry leader in the transport of pharmaceuticals.
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RANKINGS: Cargo - Operations - Passengers
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In 2015, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) recognized MIA as the first IATA Designated Pharma Hub Airport in the U.S. and only the second in the world after Brussels Airport. MIA received this recognition for engaging the local cargo community in the IATA Center of Excellence for Independent Validators (CEIV) Pharma Certification Program; a program that prepares logistics companies to become experts at properly handling sensitive pharma products shipped by air. Five members of the MIA cargo community have completed the CEIV Certification Program including 2 airline carriers, 1 ground handling company, and 2 international freight forwarders.
|US SCHEDULED ALL-CARGO CARRIERS|
|AERONAVES TSM (UPS Feeder)||
|MOUNTAIN AIR CARGO (FedEx Feeder)||
|POLAR AIR CARGO||
|SKYLEASE CARGO (Tradewinds)||
|UNITED PARCEL SERVICE (UPS)||
|FOREIGN SCHEDULED ALL-CARGO CARRIERS|
|AEROUNION (Avianca Cargo)||(52)555 4777 7710|
|CARGOLUX AIRLINES INT'L||
|CATHAY PACIFIC AIRWAYS||
|LATAM CARGO BRASIL||
|LATAM CARGO CHILE||
|LATAM CARGO COLOMBIA||
|QATAR AIRWAYS CARGO||
|TAMPA CARGO (Avianca Cargo)||
|TRANSPORTES AEREOS BOLIVIANOS||
|US CHARTER ALL-CARGO CARRIERS|
|AIR TRANSPORT INTERNATIONAL||
|AMERISTAR AIR CARGO||
800-521-4406 ext. 5
|NORTHERN AIR CARGO||
|SKY WAY ENTERPRISES||
|FOREIGN CHARTER ALL-CARGO CARRIERS|
|Revised September 2020|
For more information about Miami International Airport, please contact:
Miami-Dade Aviation Department - Marketing Division
PO Box 025504 Miami, FL 33102-5504
Phone: 305-876-7862 Fax: 305-876-7398
|First Ocean-to-Air Program||New Security & Facility Enhacements|
Miami International Airport is the leading international freight airport in the Americas and high-ranking global gateway freight hub with over 2.2 million tons of cargo annually. In fact, total air freight at MIA valued at $60.5 billion, or 92% of the dollar value of Florida's total air imports and exports, or 39% of the States total (air and sea) trade with the world.
MIA’s 3.4 million square feet of cargo- dedicated warehouse, cold storage, office and support space; and innovative business development programs keep the airport on the forefront of the air cargo industry. Among its latest initiatives:
MIA PHARMA HUB
MIA is an IATA designated Pharma Hub and is working with local MIA participants toward CEIV Pharma Certification. MIA pharma imports and exports totaled $5.6 billion in 2018.
MIA Foreign Trade Zone
MIA gained final approval from the U.S. Department of Commerce to designate the airport as a Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) magnet site. The FTZ will create new synergies for on-airport businesses.
MIA Cargo Clearance Center
A 24/7 on-airport operation centralizes the functions of Customs and Border Protection (CBP), providing for trade documentation processing.
The Ocean-to-Air Transshipment Program saves time and money for cargo shippers, with expedited air transport of perishable products. The Program permits perishables to arrive from Latin America by sea and then air transported to international markets from MIA.
MIA Animal & Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) Facility
Consolidates the functions of Veterinary Services and Plant Protection & Quarantine from four locations into a single site. The USDA facility houses the Veterinary Services’ import and export operations.
Florida Foreign Trade Association (FFTA)
Miami Free Zone
World Trade Center Miami
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)
305-869-5400 - Miami Air Traffic Control Tower
FAA Regional Operations Center
Transportation Security Administration (TSA)
24/7 Operations 305-421-2421
U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP)
U.S. Department of Agriculture/Animal and Plant Health Inspection
Service/Veterinary Services (USDA/APHIS/VS)
305-876-2200 (MIA Office) / 352-313-3060 (Florida Office)
U.S. Department of Agriculture Plant Protection and Quarantine
U.S. Department of Fish and Wildlife (FWS)
305-526-2620 (Port Office - Inspectors Office)
U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA)
U.S. Immigation and Citizens Services (ICE)
305-597-6000 (Office of Investigations)
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- Airport / Cargo Rankings (PDF)
- Cargo Airlines
- Cargo Flight Tracker
- Cargo Hub Brochure (PDF)
- Disk of International Trade
- MIA Facts-at-a-Glance (PDF)
- Pharma Hub Brochure
- Disk of International Trade
- Asia Region Trade Stats
- Europe Region Trade Stats
- Latin America & Caribbean Region Trade Stats
- Middle East Region Trade Stats