United Parcel Service moved nearly 87,500 tons of freight in and out of Ontario International Airport during the third quarter of this year, according to data released Tuesday.
That was 73.3 percent of all the cargo handled at the airport during July, August and September, according to Los Angeles World Airport’s monthly report on passenger and cargo traffic, which included some quarterly numbers.
Federal Express handled 28,765 tons of freight at Ontario International during the quarter, or 24.1 percent of the total moved through the airport during that time. Both UPS and Federal Express operate major freight facilities at Ontario International.
UPS handled 10,811 tons of international cargo, which was all of the international freight that passed through the airport during that time, according to LAWA, the Los Angeles agency that owns and operates Los Angeles International and Ontario International airports.
In all, 119,228 tons of cargo passed through Ontario International during the third quarter, as well as 8,193 tons of mail, LAWA reported.