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New UPS cargo building comes to Albany Airport

August 29, 2006

Albany -- A new cargo facility at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport could eventually bring more business and more jobs to Albany.

Today, city leaders celebrated the opening of a new facility to house United Parcel Service's Albany-based sorting operation.

Since the eighties, UPS worked out of an older building near the airport.

The 1.7-million dollar building was paid for with sales tax money and government grants.   A new cargo facility at Southwest Georgia Regional Airport could eventually bring more business and more jobs to Albany.

Today, city leaders celebrated the opening of a new facility to house UPS's Albany-based sorting operation. Since the eighties. 

UPS worked out of an older building near the airport. The 1.7-million dollar building was paid for with sales tax money and government grants.

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