Amazon Air will launch Boeing 767 flights to Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport on 27 June.
The online retailer will utilize the Alaskan airport’s Kulis Business Park, located south of the East-West runways.
On Anchorage Airport’s Twitter feed, airport manager Jim Szczesniak says, “This is the second new airline we’ve welcomed to Anchorage Airport this quarter, and another business being added to the airport’s business park on the former Kulis Air National Guard Base.”
He adds, “Anchorage Airport is perfectly situated to support the movement of e-commerce goods between Asia and North America, and this new business fits with our strategy of maximizing Anchorage Airport’s potential for development.”
Welcoming the news, Anchorage Airport’s Twitter feed says, “Governor Dunleavy is driving home the message that Alaska is open for business, and Anchorage Airport would like to welcome a new business to Alaska, Amazon Air. Beginning June 27th, Alaskans may notice their Amazon Prime packages arriving a little sooner than normal.”