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State of

the art

Equipment in terms of technology and physical space

Düsseldorf Airport Cargo's system is based on "ELWIS" (German abbreviation equates to "Electronic Warehouse Management and Information System"), it contains:

  • Cargo IMP messaging via SITA or e-mail
  • Direct communication with Airline System
  • single platform for internal processes
  • e-AWB ready
  • Track & Trace and much more...

Since its foundation in 2001, Düsseldorf Airport Cargo has been operating the DUS Air Cargo Center (DACC) at Düsseldorf Airport. Through regular changes in requirements, a continuous adaptation process is necessary to fulfil our customers' needs efficiently and professionally.

In overview:

  • DUS Air Cargo Center (DACC) offers 12,650 m² warehouse space
  • Various special storage areas


Special storage areas       
Cooling facility (COL)

450 m²
or respectively 1,800m³     

+2° to

+ 8°C      

Valuables area (VAL)23 m²
Dangerous goods storage

53 m²
76 m²
33 m²

Area for human remains (HUM)

25 m²
temperature-controlled area800 m²

0°C to

+ 25°C



Loading ramps

  • 24 truck ramps
  • 1 ramp for up to 10 vans


Modern and environmentally-friendly fleet of fork-lifts

  • Bearing loads from 2 tonnes to 12 tonnes are available


Legal-for-trade approved and certificate floor scales for precise weight checks


Modern and certified security technology

  • Surveillance systems and locking systems
  • Monitoring systems for securing consignments (X-ray and ETD); in this regard, see „Security“

In air freight, electronic communication is key. It is a fundamental part of a rapid, reliable and smooth handling of air freight.