Open records request forces Denton to reveal Amazon Air’s interest in airport

Amazon’s air cargo company made an initial approach to Denton leaders last fall about locating at the city’s municipal airport.

The city’s economic development department was compelled Monday to reveal Amazon Air’s identity after a citizen won an open records request to force the disclosure. The city had given the inquiry a code name, “Project High Flyer,” which the Texas attorney general’s office ultimately ruled was not protected information and could be released.

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