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Amazon to add 2,700 jobs at Cincinnati airport

Online retail giant Amazon will add an air cargo hub at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport, according to a report from our news partner WCPO.

Amazon plans to invest more than $1 billion into the new hub, and plans to employ 2,700 people at the airport. Earlier today, the airport announced Frontier was adding three new, nonstop flights from the Cincinnati airport.

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Amazon announced earlier this month that it plans to create more than 100,000 new positions by 2018. The company already employs 180,000 people.

Amazon does have a presence in Ohio, with a distribution center in central area of state. Back in July, the company announced it was hiring to fill thousands of jobs at its Etna Fulfillment Center. The company also has a brick-and-mortar store near the University of Cincinnati.

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