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Handling agent:  AFKL Martinair Cargo

Hours of operation: 08:15 to 21:00 every day

Address: 617 South Access Rd., Chicago Illinois 60666      


T: +1 773 686 8100 -The email address is our priority channel of communication. Please use this in the first instance. Many Thanks


Close-out times:

Loose : 5 hours

Shipper built: 4 hours

Unscreened: 24 hours (General Cargo), 12 hours (Must Ride)

Dangerous goods: 6 hours

Dry ice: 6 hours


Recovery Times

Fast Ride: 2 hours

Must Ride: 2 hours

Just Ride: 3 hours loose, 2 hours for shipper built (known cargo)

VEX: 90 minutes

Pharma & Life Sciences

COL Storage (Chiller): ​ 2500 SQ-FT

Can pharma be kept separate from perishables? ​Yes​

Chiller temp range: 2°C - 8°C

Chiller has out of temp alarm? Yes

How often is chiller temperature checked? 2 x daily

Notice required for chiller: First come, first served

Capacity of chiller (ULD and loose):  220m2

CCTV on chiller door? Yes

Temperature controlled dollies / trucks available airside? No

CRT Storage (15°C-25°C)? Yes  

Capacity of CRT storage area: 2500SQ-FT

Can source dry ice / batteries for t2 RKN/RAPs? Yes

Electrical outlets available for charging active units? Yes

FRO Freezer (-20°C)? No

Customer can break down their own pallets on the door? No due to TSA and Customs

Commodities & pets



Secure area for VAL (Vault)? No

Secure area for VUL (Cages)? Yes

Size of secure area: 20m2

Witness Loads: Yes 

Secure transfers to/from aircraft: On request

Dangerous goods

DG storage area? Yes

Size of DG storage area: 150m2

Commodities and Pets

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Charges & Handling Info

Handling: $0.169 per kg Loose and $0.097 per kg BUP 

Pallet breakdown charge: $0.50 per kg

Paller breakdown charge - FISH: $250 per pallet 

DGR check fee: $100 per AWB 

Dry Ice check fee: $50 per AWB

Re-icing charge: $3 per kg

Import charges: $120 per AWB/HAWB, storage $0.50/kg / day min $100


Equipment used for airside towing / transfers: Trucks/trailers

Average transit time from facilty to aircraft: 7 minutes

Staging time on tarmac prior to loading: 2-hrs

Average aircraft loading time: 2-hrs

Average transit time for unload and transfer back to facility: 1-hr