Centurion Air Cargo
The airline was established as Challenge Air Cargo in 1985 as a subsidiary of Challenge Air Transport. In 1986 the airline became independent of Challenge Air Transport. In July 1999 following the takeover of the scheduled business by United Parcel Service a new company was formed as Centurion Air Cargo to take over the air operating certificate of Challenge.
Centurion Cargo Center
In 2013, Centurion Cargo opened its brand new facility, the Centurion Cargo Center, located at the Miami International Airport. The facility comprises a 1,400,000 square feet (130,000 m2) area incorporating a 550,000 square feet (51,000 m2) warehouse with both cold and dry storage facilities.
The Centurion Air Cargo fleet comprises of the following aircraft (as of October 2016):
|McDonnell Douglas MD-11CF||1|
|McDonnell Douglas MD-11F||1|
The airline fleet previously included the following aircraft:
- 2 Boeing 707-300C
- 1 further Boeing 747-400F (as of 2015)
- 3 Boeing 757-200PF
- 2 DC-8-63F
- 1 DC-8-73F
- 4 McDonnell Douglas DC-10-30F
- 1 further McDonnell Douglas MD-11F (as of 2015)
- Jones, Geoffry P. "Miami Challenge". Air International, November 1993, Vol 45 No 5. ISSN 0306-5634. pp. 241–244.