Airport

Bill Grady
November 16, 2018 - 7:51 am
The latest speed bump for the new terminal project at Kansas City International Airport focuses on luggage. Executives at smaller airlines are concerned about how much they will have to kick in to support the terminal's $20-million baggage handling system. This is not the city's fight, but Mayor...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
Kara Marxer
August 17, 2018 - 4:58 am
New design concepts are out for the single terminal KCI. Unveiling new conceptual designs to the airport committee yesterday, architect Jordan Pierce said they want the new terminal to be open and airy, and efficient. "We're ensuring that the gates remain as close to the check-in hall as they...
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Jim Cunningham
June 20, 2018 - 5:31 am
If you have ever wanted to own an airport, you have an opportunity. At the edge of Cedar Creek in Olathe lies the Cedar Air Park airport, complete with a grass runway. The asking price is $2.5 million. "You get 28.3 acres of heaven, two hangars and a house, a 2,440 foot grass and lots of blue sky...
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Bill Grady
April 13, 2018 - 7:59 am
A new report shows KCI Airport will be larger than first envisioned, and it will take longer than expected to complete renovations. The contractor, Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate, explains the delay is necessary because they determined the new terminal will require 39 gates instead of the...
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Jim Cunningham
February 21, 2018 - 4:15 am
A new parking facility is under construction that will give travelers another option when using Kansas City International Airport. The new Park N Go facility at Cookingham and Ambassador could be ready for use before Christmas 2018. The site is east of the airport near Interstate 29. The land was...
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Bill Grady
December 19, 2017 - 5:28 am
The Kansas City Council is holding a working session Tuesday for the terminal replacement project that was thrown into disarray last week with the council's sudden rejection of a memorandum of understanding with the contractor they chose, Edgemoor Infrastructure and Real Estate. Early bidder AECOM...
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Jim Cunningham
November 20, 2017 - 6:26 am
Tuesday marks the beginning of the holiday travel season that is expected to be very busy for millions of Americans. About four million people are planning to fly to their destinations between Thanksgiving and Christmas this year, a five percent increase over 2016, and the largest yearly jump in...
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Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate
Bill Grady
November 08, 2017 - 4:31 am
It was a big win for supporters of the single terminal plan at Kansas City International Airport. It was not close. The $1 billion project passed with 75 percent of the vote. "It's a little bigger than I expected but it only goes to show we should never underestimate the people of Kansas City,"...
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Kansas City International Airport
Jim Cunningham
November 07, 2017 - 5:24 am
Kansas City voters decide Tuesday whether to move forward with a new terminal at KCI airport. While voter turnout is projected to be low, anxiety could be high for supporters of the plan to replace the 45-year-old horseshoe-shaped terminals. The day before the election, Kansas City election board...
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October 27, 2017 - 4:34 pm
Kansas City, MO - The head of Southwest Airlines addressed the Kansas City Area Development Council, 12 days ahead of a public vote on whether a new single-terminal should be built to replace the existing terminals at Kansas City International Airport. Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly is backing...
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