Global Air Cargo Hub

Since its opening in 1981, our airport has established itself as a leading aviation hub. We are one of the world's busiest airports for international air cargo, handling over 2.12 million tonnes annually, with transhipment volume accounting for almost half of the throughput.

Airlines with all-cargo operations
  Two Letter Three Letter
*Aerologic 3S BOX
*AHK Air Hong Kong
*AirBridgeCargo Airlines RU ABW
All Nippon Airways Co Limited            NH ANA
Asiana Airlines
*Cargolux Airlines International S.A.
Cathay Pacific Airways Limited CX CPA
China Airlines Limited CI CAL
*China Cargo Airlines
Emirates EK UAE
EVA Airways Corporation BR EVA
*Federal Express FX FDX
*Hong Kong Airlines Limited
*K-mile Air 8K KMI
Korean Air KE KAL
*My Indo Airlines
*Neptune Air N7 NEP
*Nippon Cargo Airlines
*Polar Air Cargo Worldwide Inc PO PAC
*Raya Airways
*Silk Way West Airlines 7L AZG
*Singapore Airlines Cargo Pte Ltd
*TNT Airways 3V TAY
*Tri MG Intra Asia Airlines
Turkish Airlines
*United Parcel Service Co



Integrated logistics gateway

Designed to move cargo like clockwork round the clock, our Changi Airfreight Centre (CAC), Airport Logistics Park of Singapore (Alps), Coolchain facilities, as well as our warehouses and offices at the Airfreight Centre are well equipped to cater to your operational needs.

Cargo facilities and infrastructure



Consistent air freight traffic

Our airport has consistently maintained its position as one of the region's key hubs for air cargo, being in the top 10 largest airports in the world for international air cargo traffic.

(Source: Airport Council International 2015)

Traffic Statistics



Performance standards

Our airport is the region’s premier air cargo hub. Since we opened for operations in 1981, our cargo volume has increased by an average annual rate of 7%.

We consistently set new standards in operational efficiency and expertise to meet the changing needs of the cargo community. Stringent standards are set to ensure that ground handlers deliver world class services to the cargo agents and the shippers.

Performance Standards

Performance Standards Target
Cargo documents available within 2 hours of passenger aircraft arrival 90%
Cargo documents available within 4 hours of freighter aircraft arrival 90%
Cargo available within 3.5 hours of passenger aircraft arrival 90%
Cargo available within 5.5 hours of freighter aircraft arrival 90%

Changi Airport joins Pharma.Aero

Changi Airport joins Brussels Airport and Miami International Airport in the launch of Pharma.Aero, a new organization focused on improving pharma handling and quality in the air cargo industry worldwide.Find out more about Changi Airport’s participation in Pharma.Aero here.

Pharma@Changi - Asia’s First CEIV Pharma Community

Pharma@Changi is a community formed by the Changi Airport Group and its partners from the air cargo supply chain, to work towards the continuous strengthening of Changi's capabilities to handle pharmaceutical air cargo. The members of Pharma@Changi are companies from different parts of the air cargo supply chain who have achieved the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA) Center of Excellence for Independent Validators on Pharmaceutical Handling (CEIV Pharma) certification. 



Partner Us

We strive to develop a collaborative and consultative relationship with our air cargo partners so as to enhance our current and future facilities and infrastructure for our partners’ business needs.

Fun facts

  • 2.13M

    Total cargo tonnage in 2017

  • 400

    Connected cities worldwide

  • >540

    Awards & Accolades

  • 62.2

    Million passengers in 2017

  • 45

    City links within SE Asia

  • 10

    Connected to all ASEAN countries

Useful information

Our Expertise

From airside to kerbside, our full suite of services create a seamless operational environment.


Our pride

See the awards & accolades that we have accumulated over the years. 



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