Centurion Air Cargo
|Hubs||Miami International Airport|
|Focus cities||South America, Central America, North America, and Europe|
|Parent company||AMC (Alliance Management Center)|
|Headquarters||Miami International Airport
Miami-Dade County, Florida
|Key people||Alfonso Conrado Rey (Chairman)
Nestor Bringas (CCO)
Johnny Millon (Sr. VP Operations & Maintenance)
Jonathan Rey (Director of Sales, Live Animals & Charters)
Centurion Air Cargo operating as Centurion Cargo is an American cargo airline with its headquarters on the grounds of Miami International Airport, Miami-Dade County, Florida, USA at the Centurion Cargo Center. It operates all-cargo services to Central America, South America, North America, and Europe, currently serving 20+ scheduled destinations.
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 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.