Yearly Archives: 2010

Airport Traffic Up in November

Posted on: December 20, 2010

Date:  December 20, 2010 Airline passenger traffic at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) was up 4.35% in November over last year, with 127,724 total passengers using the airport compared to 122,402 in 2009.  Total traffic is up 2.99% for the year, with over 1.4 million passengers through November.   Traffic throughout the year has been on the… Read More

Winter Weather Travel Advisory

Posted on: December 15, 2010

Date:  December 15, 2010 Winter weather in the Midwest and Southeast has impacted travel to, from, and through Iowa, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Wisconsin, Michigan, Ohio, Georgia, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Check with your airline for updated flight information.  Many of the airlines allow passengers to change affected flights without penalty.

Christmas Carolers at Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: December 1, 2010

Date:  December 1, 2010 The sounds of the Christmas season will be heard once again at Mid-Continent Airport.  Beginning December 4 through December 21, several vocal and instrumental groups from area schools and churches will be entertaining travelers at Mid-Continent Airport.  This is the sixth year that area youth have performed at the airport, entertaining… Read More

Wichita Airport Traffic Continues to Climb

Posted on: November 19, 2010

Date:  November 19, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, (316) 946-4700 Airline passenger traffic at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) was up 5.09% in October over last year, with 138,044 total passengers using the airport compared to 131,352 in 2009.  Total traffic is up 2.86% for the year, with nearly 1.3 million… Read More

Holiday Travel Tips

Posted on: November 18, 2010

Date:  November 18, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, 316-946-4700 The Thanksgiving holiday is typically the busiest travel season of the year.  According to the passenger loads reported by the airlines, the heaviest travel days will be Tuesday, Nov. 23, Wednesday, Nov. 24, Saturday, Nov. 27, and Sunday, Nov. 28.  The… Read More

Wichita Ranks #12 Nationally in Largest Air Fare Decrease since 2000

Posted on: November 3, 2010

Date: November 3, 2010 The federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) released its second quarter 2010 domestic air fare* report, showing that out of the top 100 U.S. airports, Wichita had the 12th largest fare decrease since 2000, and now ranks 46th in average fare.  Wichita’s average airline fare in the second quarter 2010 was $345.08,… Read More

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Reports Record September

Posted on: October 14, 2010

Date:  October 14, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, 316-946-4700 Mid-Continent Airport is pleased to report that September passenger traffic increased 5.97% over September 2009, and marks the biggest September on record in terms of passengers.  The total number of passengers flying in and out of Wichita in September was 132,310. … Read More

Passenger Traffic Jumps 4.7% in August; Fares Continue Decline

Posted on: September 23, 2010

Date:  September 23, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, (316) 946-4700 Passenger traffic  in August increased 4.7% over August 2009, with 138,805 total passengers, an increase of 6,283 passengers.  For the year, passenger traffic is up 2.17%.  This compares to an increase of 1.4% for U.S. domestic traffic through June (the most recent data… Read More

Allegiant will Increase Phoenix-Mesa Service for the Holidays

Posted on: September 23, 2010

Date:  September 22, 2010 Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, (316) 946-4700 It’s not too early to make plans for the holidays, and Allegiant is making it easer to spend Christmas in a warm climate.  Allegiant Air will increase its service between Wichita and Phoenix-Mesa from two weekly flights to four.  The four… Read More

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Receives Perfect Inspection

Posted on: August 11, 2010

Date:  August 11, 2010 Contact:  Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports, 316-946-4700 The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) conducted its annual Certification and Safety Inspection of Wichita Mid-Continent Airport this week.  Airport officials are pleased to report that zero (0) discrepancies were found in the inspection.  The inspection covers airport emergency response capability, airfield safety maintenance… Read More

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