LISTEN LIVE KPR - On Air: Listen Live to classical, jazz and NPR news Schedule LATEST
NEWSCAST
KPR 2 - On Air: Listen live to KPR's all talk-radio service, KPR2 Recordings

Share this page              

Amazon Opens Third Kansas Facility

Amazon has opened a third fulfillment center in Kansas. Currently, 200,000 packages daily are boxed and shipped from the new 850,000 square foot facility in Kansas City. Several hundred robots work the warehouse floor, but Kansas Governor Jeff Colyer touts the 2,000 full-time workers – and an additional 1,000 through holiday seasons – that the fulfillment center employs.


The deal to bring the fulfillment center to Kansas City was put together while Sam Brownback was governor. Operations at the facility began in August last year. Colyer says he’s not concerned about the looming Sprint, T-Mobile merger, which stands to impact the near 6,000 current Sprint employees at the Overland Park campus. He believes it will create jobs in the Kansas City area.

 

Tower Frequencies

91.5 FM KANU Lawrence, Topeka, Kansas City
96.1 FM K241AR Lawrence (KPR2)
89.7 FM KANH Emporia
99.5 FM K258BT Manhattan
97.9 FM K250AY Manhattan (KPR2)
91.3 FM  KANV Junction City, Olsburg
89.9 FM K210CR Atchison
90.3 FM KANQ Chanute

See the Coverage Map for more details

Contact Us

Kansas Public Radio
1120 West 11th Street
Lawrence, KS 66044
Download Map
785-864-4530 (Main Line)
888-577-5268 (Toll Free)
contact@kansaspublicradio.org