Halifax Airport Adds Cargo Space To Keep Up With Lucrative Lobster Exports

Halifax's airport has upgraded its facilities to help speed the growing shipments of live lobsters that are exported around the world.

Halifax Stanfield International Airport has added 17,000 square metres of space for cargo aircraft to load an anticipated $15 million in Atlantic lobster scheduled to be shipped by the end of the month.

Bert van der Stege, vice president of business development and chief commercial officer for the Halifax International Airport Authority, says Christmas is the busiest time of year for lobster and seafood exports at the airport.

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