Air Cargo Terminal


Air Cargo Terminal

Mitchell Cotts has over the last two years invested in the development of a modern semi-automated cargo terminal facility located at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport.

The facility measuring 14, 105 Square meters is located at the extreme end of the Cargo terminal adjacent to the runway and fronting the entire air-side apron.


  1. 9,000 square meters of covered warehouse space
    1. Perishable area including cold storage facility - 1,943 square meters with a capacity to hold 90 ULDs (Adequate to hold cargo volumes of two B747 simultaneously)
    2. Dry cargo storage area - 4,174 square meters with a capacity to hold 40 ULDs ( Adequate to hold cargo volumes of one B747)
    3. Dry ETV area - 663 square meters
    4. Perishable ETV area - 829 square meters
  2. First floor office area comprising 898 square meters of office space for Mitchell Cotts staff and statutory authority staff
  3. Second floor comprising 1,641 square meters for letting to tenants i.e. Airlines, charter Operators and Freight forwarders.
  4. Approximately 3,00 square meter forecourt and parking area with four truck docks.
  5. An Express cargo lane along the right side of the terminal access gate
  6. Solar heating facilities with a capacity of 600 kwp

The Facility Is Designed To Offer The Following Services:

  1. Cargo handling
    • Imports and exports of dry cargo
      Handling of perishable cargo
      Handling temperature controlled cargo
      Transit cargo conveyancing
      Handling of Trans-shipment cargo
      Handling Dangerous cargo (DGR)
      Strong hold room facilities for valuable cargo
      Holding facility for Pharmaceutical cargo
      Holding area for Human remains
  2. Documentation services
  3. Cargo storage
  4. Cargo security screening
  5. Re-packing and Labeling services
  6. Value addition services