Shannon's unrestricted runway, round the clock operation, efficient handling and the presence of many of the major global logistics firms provide air cargo options unavailable at any other Irish airport.
Shannon plays a key role in Ireland's international trading performance. The significant clusters of export-oriented industry in the West, Mid West and South of Ireland in particular depend on Shannon's cargo services and facilities for timely access to their major markets.

Operational Features:

  • 3,200 M. Cat II runway0
  • 24 hour unrestricted operation
  • No slots or curfews
  • Handling experience of An124, B747F and MD11F aircraft on a regular basis
  • Choice of ramp and warehouse handlers
  • EU Border Inspection Post

Turkish Airlines Cargo operates weekly scheduled A330 freighter services from Istanbul via Shannon to New York JFK, Chicago and Atlanta, with full fifth-freedom rights. 

UPS, FedEx and DHL all provide nightly air service between Shannon and their respective hubs.

Contact details for Cargo Carriers, Ramp Handling Agents and Transit Shed Operators at Shannon are provided below.

Cargo Charter Information

Traffic rights, authorisations and permits
Non-EU airlines wishing to operate cargo charters to or from Irish airports require authorisation from the Aviation Services Division of the Department of Transport, Tourism & Sport click here for full details.

Aviation Services Division
Tel: +353 1 604 1048 / 1049 / 1050
Fax: + 353 1 604 1699

Landing and parking fees
Click here for landing and parking fees at Shannon Airport.

Cargo Carriers

Aer Lingus Cargo
Tel: 1850 767767

Tel: +353 (0)1 8444466

Delta Skyteam  
Tel: +353(0)1 8149006

Tel: 1890 725725 or + 353 (0) 61 365500

FedEx Express  
Tel:1800 535800

Turkish Airlines Cargo
Tel: +353 (0)1 5251849

Tel: 1890 995500

Ramp Handling

Tel: +353 (0) 61 712392

Sky Handling Partners 
Tel: +353(0)87 6949109

Transit Shed Operators

Aer Lingus Cargo  
Tel: +353(0)61 715365

Tel: +353(0)61 472300