The future of air cargo in North Carolina is promising. It is the fastest-growing segment of the United States freight industry, growing at an annual rate of around 8 percent internationally and 6 percent nationally since 1980. Since air cargo begins and ends with the trucking industry, an increase in air means an increase on the ground. The industry has been increasing at the state's three major airports--Charlotte Douglas, Piedmont Triad in Greensboro, and Raleigh-Durham. Harris discusses the growth of this industry in North Carolina.