Airport News

June 2015 Passenger Traffic Sets Record

Posted on: July 27, 2015

July 27, 2015 June was a busy month for Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. In fact, it was the busiest June on record with a total 154,364 passengers, an increase of 6.2% over June 2014. Previously, the busiest June occurred in 2008 with 154,124 passengers.  The busiest month overall occurred in July 2007 with 156,560 total passengers… Read More

Sixth Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 The sixth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying three World War II veterans and 24 Korean War veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, a major contributor to the Kansas Honor Flight… Read More

Fifth Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: June 15, 2015

June 15, 2015 The fifth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying two World War II veterans, 26 Korean War veterans and two Vietnam War veterans to Washington, DC.  One of the veterans on this trip is Lee Gaynier, a 94 year old… Read More

It Changes Today

Posted on: June 3, 2015

June 3, 2015 It changes today –  a new era in air travel begins in Wichita.   Traveling through Wichita Eisenhower National Airport has been greatly improved and it couldn’t be easier.   These are some of the features to look forward to: A spacious ticketing wing is equipped with self-check in kiosks for a more efficient… Read More

Honor Flight Returning Friday

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Date: May 28, 2015 The fourth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will return at 11:10 a.m. on Friday, carrying one World War II veteran and 21 Korean War veterans and their guardians. The public is invited to participate in the festive welcome home celebration. Free parking and shuttle service is available at the Best… Read More

Fourth Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: May 26, 2015

Date:  May 26, 2015 The fourth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying one World War II veteran and 21 Korean War veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, a major contributor to the Kansas Honor… Read More

New Airport Terminal Scheduled to Open June 3

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Airport Parking Garage, Rental Car Center to Open May 27 Date:  May 21, 2015 Mayor Jeff Longwell today announced that the Wichita Eisenhower National Airport new terminal is scheduled to open on Wednesday, June 3. Also, two major parts of the $200 million new terminal project – the new Parking Garage and Rental Car Center… Read More

Third Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Date: May 11, 2015 The third Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying four World War II veterans and 21 Korean War veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, a major contributor to the Kansas Honor… Read More

4th Qtr. 2014 Fares Remain Affordable

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Date:  May 4, 2015 The Bureau of Transportation Statistics released its 4th quarter 2014 airfare data, showing Wichita’s fare increased just .5 percent to $392.71 from $390.83 in the 4th quarter 2013.  The U.S. average domestic air fare increased 2.0 percent to $393 in the 4th quarter of 2014, up from $385 in the fourth… Read More

Second Honor Flight Departs Tuesday

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Date:  April 27, 2015 The second Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport Tuesday morning at 10:15 a.m. carrying six World War II veterans, 19 Korean War veterans, and 1 Vietnam War veteran to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, which sponsors the… Read More

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