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Louisville International Airport now ranked 7th busiest in the world for cargo
Reported by: Associated Press
Reported: Sunday, December 29, 2013 11:45 AM EST
The Louisville International Airport has been named the seventh busiest cargo airport in the world by Airports Council International.
Louisville Regional Airport Authority's Skip Miller said the growth of UPS WorldPort was largely responsible for the distinction.
In an end-of-the-year update, Miller also said the airport in nearing completion of two taxiway projects that will make it easier and safer for pilots to get to and from the runways.
And the airport recently completed a $6.9 million expansion of its rental car parking lot, increasing spaces to roughly 700 from 450.
Information from: The Courier-Journal, http://www.courier-journal.com