Amazon Air expands operations to Kona International Airport

  • In this Oct. 10, 2018, file photo, Amazon Prime boxes are loaded on a cart for delivery in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

  • Hawaii Island residents ordering products via Amazon can expect faster shipping following the start of Amazon Air operations Thursday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya, File)

  • An Amazon Prime employee hunts for items at one of the company's urban fulfillment facilities that have been ordered by customers. Amazon Air announced Thursday the start of operations at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport as Keahole, designating the Hawaii Island airport a "regional gateway" that'll service daily flights originating from Amazon Air’s mainland regional gateway at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside, California. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, file)

  • In this Aug. 4, 2016 file photo, Amazon.com boxes are shown stacked near a Boeing 767 Amazon “Prime Air” cargo plane on display in a Boeing hangar in Seattle. Hawaii Island residents ordering products via Amazon can expect faster shipping following the start of Amazon Air operations Thursday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren, File)

  • Hawaii Island residents ordering products via Amazon can expect faster shipping following the start of Amazon Air operations Thursday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole. (Courtesy photo/Special to West Hawaii Today)

Hawaii Island residents ordering products via Amazon can expect faster shipping following the start of Amazon Air operations Thursday at Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport at Keahole.