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In the world of airports ORD once meant the world’s busiest airport and now RFD, the airport in Rockford, means the world’s fastest-growing airport for cargo. 

 

An industry group says that cargo into the airport grew by 56 percent in 2018. Democrat Governor JB Pritzker says he loves hearing how fast the airport is expanding business in northern Illinois.

 

 

The airport has added over a 1000 jobs connected to the cargo business in the past year.

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