Proposed Project Description

Proposed Perishable Air Cargo Complex at Airglades Airport

  • Acquisition of the Airglades Airport by a private developer for the construction and operation of a new Perishable Air Cargo Complex
  • Acquisition of approximately 250 additional acres to the south to accommodate new north/south runway development from an adjacent property owner
  • New 10,000’x150’ runway including parallel and connecting taxiways
  • Establishment of a Category III Instrument Landing Systems (ILS), Approach Light Systems (ALS), site preparation, and equipment installation
  • New Perishable Air Cargo Distribution Center, including all associated inspection services such as U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, and Transportation Security Administration – All Under One Roof
  • New Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO) Facilities, including Aircraft Paint Facility and associated aircraft parking apron
  • New Aircraft Rescue and Firefighting (ARFF) facility
  • New Ground Support Equipment (GSE) facility
  • New Aircraft Apron Areas to support 10 wide-body aircraft
  • New Air Traffic Control Tower (ATCT) facility
  • New fuel storage facilities
  • New warehouse and distribution facilities
  • Vehicular access and automobile and truck parking facilities
  • Site improvements including drainage, stormwater management facilities, and utilities including new wastewater treatment facility