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Taiwan's main airport records world's 9th highest cargo volume in H1

Taiwan's main airport records world's 9th highest cargo volume in H1

Taipei, Sept. 2 (CNA) The volume of cargo handled by Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport in the first half of 2015 was the 9th highest in the world, the airport said Wednesday, citing a report released by Airports Council International (ACI). Some 1.02 million metric tons of freight and mail was loaded and unloaded at the Taoyuan airport during in the six-month period, boosting the country's main gateway one place in the ACI's annual rankings in that category. Last year, the Taoyuan airport was ranked 10th worldwide in terms of air cargo handling, recording a total 2.08 million metric tons. The airport said the 2015 first-half data for other airports were not immediately available, as the rankings are disclosed only to ACI members and are not released to the public. (By Lee Hsin-Yin)


Updated : 2021-09-24 00:02 GMT+08:00