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London Gatwick

Gateway information

Operations contact info

T: 01293 444 076


Handling agent: dnata

Hours of operation: 24 hours daily

Address: Unit 5, Cargo Forecourt Road,Gatwick Airport, West Sussex, RH6 0SG

T: 01293 602550

E:, Exports -


Fast Ride: 2 hours (known & unknown)

Must Ride: 6 hours for loose, 4 hours for shipper built units (known cargo), 12 hours (unknown cargo)

Just Ride: 6 hours for loose, 4 hours for shipper built units (known cargo), 12 hours (unknown cargo)


Dangerous goods: 12 hours

Dry Ice: 4 hours



Fast Ride: 2 hours

Must Ride: 4 hours for loose, 3 hours for shipper built units

Just Ride: 4 hours for loose, 3 hours for shipper built units


Custom hours: 24 hours daily

Pharma & life sciences

COL Storage (Chiller) 2°C-8°C? Yes

Can separate pharma from perishables? No

Chiller temp range: 2°C-8°C

Chiller has out of temp alarm? No

How is chiller temperature checked? Daily

Capacity of chiller (ULD and loose): 7 skids, additional space for 4 pallets available at cost with BIP

Notice required for chiller: 24 hours

CCTV on chiller door? Yes

Temperature controlled dollies / trucks available airside? No

CRT Storage (15°C-25°C)? No

Capacity of CRT storage area: 4 pallets available at cost with BIP

ACT Can handle 'Active' ULDs? Envirotainer & CSafe

Can source dry ice / batteries for t2 RKN/RAPs? No

Electrical outlets available for charging active units? Yes (with BIP) - 5

FRO Freezer (-20°C)? Yes

Freezer capacity: 2 pallets

Customer can break down their own pallets on the door? No

Commodities & Pets



Secure area for VAL (Vault)? No

Secure area for VUL (Cages)? Yes

Size of secure area: 6 sqm

Witness Loads: Available on request

Secure transfers to/from aircraft: Available on request

Dangerous goods

DG storage area? Yes

Size of DG storage area: 20 sqm


Single position cars? Yes

Multiple position cars? Yes

Booking window required (lead-in time): 48 hours


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Handling info & charges

Equipment used for airside towing / transfers: Box trucks / flat bed roller trucks

Average transit time from facilty to aircraft: 15 mins

Staging time on tarmac prior to loading: 60 mins before departure

Average aircraft loading time: 45 mins

Average transit time for unload and transfer back to facility: 90 mins

GHA DGR check fees: £41

GHA Dry Ice check fees: £24