Canadian airport sets up logistics beachhead for US e-commerce

Side nose view of large, white commercial jets in a row at airport on sunny day.

At first blush Edmonton, Canada, seems an unlikely destination for international air shipments bound for online shoppers in the United States. 

Following some promising trial runs with e-commerce providers, Edmonton International Airport is banking on its geographic location along circumpolar routes, congestion-free facilities and Canada’s trade-friendly customs rules to advance a multibillion dollar air logistics village and become a major cargo hub.

“Planes that typically would have stopped at...

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