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Third Quarter Average Airfares Drop at Wichita Airport

Posted on: January 26, 2017

Average fares paid at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport dropped 6% during the third quarter of 2016 compared to third quarter 2015.  The average fare was $374.06 in 2016 compared to $399.80 in 2015, according to the Bureau of Transportation Statistics average airfare report released on January 18. The third quarter 2016 fare at ICT is… Read More

Eisenhower Airport Sets 2nd Busiest Year on Record

Posted on: January 26, 2017

In 2016, passenger traffic at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport increased 1.97% over 2015, giving ICT the second busiest year on record with 1,602,311 total passengers.  The busiest year occurred in 2008 when there were 1,619,075 total passengers.  The 2016 achievement is significant because the capacity (number of available seats) was down 15% compared to 2008,… Read More

List of the Largest Airports in Kansas

Posted on: January 18, 2017

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) is the largest airport in Kansas and ranks as the 94th largest airport in the U.S.  Wichita Eisenhower National Airport leads the state in air service with six airlines and nonstop service to 12 destinations (effective April 2017).  Each day roughly 33 flights depart Wichita reaching 975 domestic… Read More

Christmas Music at ICT

Posted on: November 28, 2016

Several vocal and instrumental groups from area schools will be entertaining travelers at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport beginning November 29 through December 21 with the sounds of the Christmas season.  The schedule of performances is as follows: Nov. 29, 9:30 am        Goddard Eisenhower High School Brass Ensemble Dec. 1, 9:30 am          OK Elementary School Dec.… Read More

Last Honor Flight of the Year Returns Friday

Posted on: November 2, 2016

Kansas Honor Flight #44 is scheduled to return 11:25 a.m. on Friday at Eisenhower National Airport. The public is invited to participate in a patriotic welcome home celebration. Free parking and shuttle services are available at the Best Western Airport Inn, 6815 W. Kellogg. Shuttle service starts at 10 a.m. More information is available at… Read More

Wichita’s Average Airfare Drops 6%

Posted on: October 27, 2016

Airfares at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport dropped 6% during the second quarter of 2016 compared to second quarter 2015, according to the Department of Transportation’s airfare report released on Monday. The second quarter 2016 inflation adjusted average fare was $381.39 and in 2015 it was $404.20. Worth noting is that the 2016 fare is 37%… Read More

Kansas Honor Flight #43 Returns Friday

Posted on: October 19, 2016

Kansas Honor Flight #43 is scheduled to return 11:25 a.m. on Friday at Eisenhower National Airport. The public is invited to participate in a patriotic welcome home celebration. Free parking and shuttle services are available at the Best Western Airport Inn, 6815 W. Kellogg. Shuttle service starts at 10 a.m. More information is available at… Read More

FAA Bans all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Smartphone Devices from Airplanes

Posted on: October 19, 2016

The U.S. Department of Transportation with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has issued an emergency order to ban all Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone devices from air transportation in the United States.  The ban went into effect on Saturday, October 15, 2016, at noon ET. According… Read More

Kansas Honor Flight #42 Returns Friday

Posted on: October 5, 2016

Kansas Honor Flight #42 departed Wednesday, October 5 carrying 12 Korean War, and 24 Vietnam War veterans and their guardians to Washington, DC. The veterans will enjoy a two-night stay in the nation’s capital, where the group will visit the World War II Memorial, the Korean Veterans Memorial, Iwo Jima Memorial, the Navy Memorial, Air… Read More

Kansas Honor Flight #41 Returns Friday

Posted on: September 20, 2016

Kansas Honor Flight #41 departed Wednesday, Sept. 21 with 3 World War II including a 92 year old lady Army veteran, Kay Prell, 10 Korean War, and 24 Vietnam veterans and their guardians and travel to Washington, DC. The veterans will enjoy a two-night stay in the nation’s capital, where the group will visit the… Read More

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