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Photos The Wichita City Council is expected to formalize the renaming of Mid-Continent Airport during Tuesday's council meeting. The council, sitting as the Wichita Airport Authority, will consider a resolution renaming the airport Wichita Dwight D...
It has been 60 years since the first commercial flight took off from Wichita Mid-Continent Airport, at what was then called Wichita Municipal Airport. Men wore suit coats and ties, and women wore dresses and gloves to catch flights offered by Braniff
Air travelers nationwide paid an average of $390 for a domestic ticket in the third quarter of 2013, up 5.1 percent from $371 the same time a year ago, when adjusted for inflation, according to a report by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. It
The number of passengers using Wichita Mid-Continent Airport was flat for 2013. The number of passengers flying in and out of the airport totaled 1.512 million, up less than 1 percent from 1.509 million in 2012. December traffic at the airport,
More information Kansas is in the top 10 among states for its number of airports. Here's how we compare: Kansas: about 140 Colorado: 76 Nebraska: 90 Missouri: 140 Oklahoma: 114 Texas: 300 Source: Kansas Department of Transportation The world had a
An estimated 25 million passengers will fly during a 12-day Thanksgiving holiday period this year, up about 1.5 percent from last year, according to Airlines for America. It's too soon to speculate on whether traffic in Wichita will follow the
Photos Passenger traffic at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport declined slightly in June compared with a year ago, a decline mitigated by Southwest Airlines' entrance into the market, according to an airport official. In June, 145,963 passengers flew in
Photos Southwest Airlines passengers in Wichita will likely get a boost when the last of the Wright Amendment restrictions end in 2014. The federal law puts limits on nonstop flights from Love Field in Dallas, but those limits are set to expire Oct.
One thousand, nine hundred and seventy-five tons: That's how much steel it took to build the frame for Mid-Continent Airport's new terminal. The terminal's frame actually won't be finished for another two weeks, but dozens of construction workers,
Technically, it was the second Southwest Airlines flight that garnered all the attention Sunday. The first arrived around 11 a.m., but because it was a Sunday morning, Wichita Mid-Continent Air Service officials built a party around the 2 p.m. flight,