AMERICAS: LAN cargo doubles Miami coldstore

LAN Cargo, the airfreight subsidiary of Chilean airline LAN, has unveiled an expanded coldstorage import facility at Miami International Airport in the US. The US$4 million investment doubles LAN Cargo’s capacity for processing perishable goods and provides the company with the largest coldstorage facility operated by an airline at a US airport, according to a […]


LAN Cargo, the airfreight subsidiary of Chilean airline LAN, has unveiled an expanded coldstorage import facility at Miami International Airport in the US. The US$4 million investment doubles LAN Cargo’s capacity for processing perishable goods and provides the company with the largest coldstorage facility operated by an airline at a US airport, according to a report by theMiami Herald.

Miami airport is LAN Cargo’s international headquarters and is where the company operates refrigerated facilities for importing fresh fruit, asparagus, cut flowers, salmon and other products from South America. LAN Cargo currently operates more than 430,000sq ft of space at the airport, including export and import terminals, coldstorage facilities, warehouses andoffices.