Air freight handled in the United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2018

This statistic shows the amount of air freight from domestic and international flights to and from airports in the United Kingdom (UK) between 2007 and 2018. In the period of consideration, domestic air freight made up a small portion of total air freight in the UK. A clear drop in international freight handling can be seen in 2009, however, the amount of international freight being handled has risen since then.
In 2016, domestic air freight has seen its lowest volume throughout these years, at 74,200 metric tons. However, domestic freight volume has been slowly increasing since 2017, reaching a total of 79,500 metric tons in 2018.

Amount of international and domestic air freight handled in United Kingdom (UK) airports from 2007 to 2018

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Release date

December 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2007 to 2018

Supplementary notes

* Including flights to and from oil rigs.

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