Amazon to Locate Worldwide Cargo Hub in Boone County

Amazon Prime has announced a 1.49 billion dollar investment at CVG to locate its worldwide cargo hub in Boone County. This will initially create 600 full time jobs and nearly 3000 total jobs.The capital investment includes construction of several facilities on approximately 900 acres at CVG.

Boone County Judge/Executive has called this a transformational event for the county.

 
“We are extremely excited to celebrate this announcement for Boone County and Northern Kentucky. Amazon is an internationally recognized brand and service that is transforming the global aviation and logistics industries, and we are very proud that they have chosen Northern Kentucky for the Amazon Prime Air hub,” Moore said. “I congratulate Candace McGraw and her team at CVG, the Northern Kentucky Tri-ED team and Governor Bevin’s team for their efforts in securing Amazon for our region.”

A sample of media coverage of this historic announcement can be found at:

http://www.nkytribune.com/2017/01/amazon-prime-to-build-1-49-billion-cargo-hub-at-cvg-project-expected-to-include-thousands-of-jobs/

http://www.cincinnati.com/story/money/2017/01/31/amazon-plans-2700-jobs-15b-investment-cvg/97283034/

http://mycn2.com/politics/amazon-air-hub-in-northern-kentucky-will-provide-residual-economic-benefits-for-the-region-judge-executive-says

http://www.wcpo.com/news/local-news/boone-county/hebron-community/amazon-opening-1b-cargo-hub-at-cvg

http://www.rcnky.com/articles/2017/01/31/amazon-taps-cvg-airport-air-hub-2700-jobs-expected

http://www.wlwt.com/article/amazon-invests-dollar149-billion-in-new-air-hub-at-cvg/8659156

http://local12.com/news/local/billion-dollar-amazon-investment-could-bring-much-more

http://www.cvgairport.com/about/news/2017/01/31/amazon-to-create-2-000-jobs-at-new-cvg-hub