Air freight volumes are a fraction of the freight volumes carried by rail, road and sea. However, the international trade value of freight moved by air is significant. Air freight is mainly made up of high-value, low-density freight, such as mail, small parcels and high value perishables.**

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Australian domestic freight by volume moved by air in 2022-23*
Projected growth in air freight volume between 2020 and 2050**
300 million
Tonne kilometres of air freight moved in 2022-23*
Air and space transport jobs*

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Sources: *Australian Infrastructure and Transport Statistics Yearbook 2023, **Australian aggregate freight forecasts – 2022 update