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An old AirTran sign sits in the forgotten terminal (Photo: Giselle Bergmeier)

The Story of Kansas City International Airport: An Inside Look

Built in 1972, Kansas City International Airport was designed to be one of the easiest airports to fly in or out of, for both pilot and passenger. Formerly known as Kansas City Mid-Continent International Airport, the facility, located in Kansas City, Missouri, was once a fan favorite. For pilots, the airport’s website boasts its “uncongested air and ground space, short taxi time, and low weather-related closure/cancellation rate." [caption id="attachment_16510" align="aligncenter" width="1024"] An empty hallway leading to the restrooms (Photo: Giselle…

A City Divided: The Kansas City Airport Debate

Kansas City is rapidly reinvigorating itself, from revitalized suburbs like Overland Park, Olathe, and Piper to the recent success of sports teams such as the Kansas City Royals, Kansas City Chiefs, and Sporting Kansas City. However, there is one eyesore that has divided the Midwest city: the airport. Kansas City…

American Airlines To Commence 737 Service Between MIA and MCI

Beginning March 5th, 2015, American Airlines will fly nonstop between Miami (MIA) and Kansas City (MCI). Utilizing Boeing 737-800 aircraft, increasing connectivity between the Midwest and South Florida. “We are very excited to announce these new routes, which will give our customers more travel options to and from Miami and…