Pittsburgh International Airport breaks ground on its largest cargo facility ever

PITTSBURGH — Officials at Pittsburgh International Airport celebrated the groundbreaking of what will someday amount to the facility’s largest cargo facility to date — Cargo 4 — though even that claim will likely be short-lived as the airport eyes yet another and even larger facility in the years to come amid growing cargo demand.

Upon its completion in 2024, the 77,000-square-foot facility, located in the northwest side of the airfield, will drastically increase PIT’s ability to serve the global air cargo supply chain, a role it has taken on with more gusto since the pandemic’s onset amid congestion at some of the country’s more popular airports for cargo like those in New York and Chicago.

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