Gov. John Kasich said Amazon picked northern Kentucky over Wilmington in large part because the airport in Covington has plenty of capacity and the Cincinnati-Northern Kentucky metro area has the workforce.
“They were very worried about workforce,” he said at a conference sponsored by The Associated Press in Columbus on Wednesday.
He noted that his administration was heavily involved in wooing Amazon but in the end the state can’t dictate where a company locates.
“They’re still going to be here in our region,” Kasich said.