Beginning in 1999, UPS undertook the largest capital project in the company’s history with the $1 billion expansion of Worldport – the UPS sort facility at Louisville International Airport. The expansion more than doubled the size of the air hub from about 2 million square feet to 4 million square feet – but it wasn’t enough! By 2006, UPS needed expand again. The second expansion was completed in April 2010, with the mammoth facility now measuring 5.2 million square feet, with a perimeter of 7.2 miles. Read on for more on how Worldport has grown into the largest fully automated package handling facility in the world.
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