Calicut Air Cargo Complex was set up in May 1995, as UB Centre in the Old Customs House Building at Beach Road, Calicut and later the entire operation was shifted to the Company’s own building at Karipur, in the present location in September, 1999. In the very next year the then Unaccompanied Baggage Centre has been declared as a full fledged Air Cargo Complex having facilities for Import and Export of Commercial Cargo. On an average, KSIE is handling 500 MT of Import Cargo including personal baggage at present.


Export of perishable cargo through Calicut Airport has commenced during September, 1998. We are exporting mainly fresh vegetables, fruits, food stuff, textile/ garments, printed materials, marine products etc. to different locations world over especially to the Middle East. Betel leaves and flowers are the other items we normally export. Export operation is taking place at the area allotted to KSIE by the Airport Authority at the Airport premises. KSIE has installed a wide bodied X-ray Machine with modern facilities as required by the BCAS Regulations at export section costing of Rs. 50 lakhs for the above purpose.


The details of export through Calicut Air Cargo Complex for the last three years including C & F value is furnished below:



Year Qty Exported C & F Value (Rs.)


2002-2003 3512 MT 14 crores


2003-2004 4048 MT 20 crores


2004-2005 5750 MT 26 crores



Facilities available at CACC


The Calicut Air Cargo Complex was constructed at a total cost of 500 lakhs. At present CACC has a total built-up area of 3,990 Sq.M as detailed below:


Import Godown : 2150 Sq.M


Passenger Lounge : 400 Sq.M


KSIE Administrative Office : 585 Sq.M


Customs Offices : 225 Sq.M


User Agencies : 230 Sq.M


Miscellaneous Area : 400 Sq.M


TOTAL : 3990 Sq.M




The Machinery / Equipment and Material Handling Systems include:


* X-Ray baggage Inspection/ detection system

* Platform Scales

* Strong Room for precious cargo such as Gold and Currency

* Computer Network

* Material handling equipment viz. Trolleys, Storage racks, Fork lift etc.

* Online Cargo Tracking System



Future Plans


The Calicut Airport has become International now and providing of improved infrastructure facilities in the Cargo Complex is highly essential. KSIE is also planning to provide additional facilities such as the Cooling Room facility for flowers and fresh fruits, Cold Storage for specified cargo, Weigh Bridge, additional X-Ray Machines, Cool Room facility for Marine Products etc. For this, the Company proposes to request the State Government to acquire and handover 10 acres of land adjacent to the Airport premises for setting up a full fledged Export Bay.



Tariff at CACC


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CACC Tariff (Notification)


Communication Address:


Deputy General Manager (DGM)

Calicut Air Cargo Complex

Calicut Airport .P.O,

Kondotty, Pin: 673647

Phone: 0483 2710044

Fax: 0483 2713206