Urban-Air Port to build drone delivery zone at Leeds Airport
London-based builder of UAV and next-generation aircraft infrastructure Urban-Air Port is expanding its UK activity through a new project with the Leeds Bradford Airport to facilitate drone logistics and delivery services to the surrounding urban area.
Urban-Air Port (UAP) said the agreement calls for the creation of an off-grid, multi-functional operational area for drone logistics and delivery companies serving clients in Leeds, Bradford, and other nearby Yorkshire communities. In addition to expanding the airport’s traditional transportation offer to uncrewed aircraft, the partnership aims to prepare both efficient and sustainable UAV activity expected to develop in coming months and years.
UAP said its project with the Leeds Bradford Airport (LBA) is to build develop an off-grid, hydrogen-powered infrastructure hub at the airport, with the primary aim of creating a platform for the piloting, charging, and loading of logistics and delivery drones. The…