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Honor Flight Returns Friday

Posted on: May 5, 2016

The second Kansas Honor Flight of the year will return on Friday, May 6, carrying two World War II veterans and 25 Korean War veterans and their guardians from their visit to Washington, DC. The public is invited to participate in the patriotic welcome home celebration on Friday.  The Southwest Airlines’ flight is scheduled to return… Read More

Wichita Airfares Continue to Drop

Posted on: April 28, 2016

The average fares at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport (ICT) are down 1% from 4th quarter 2014 when factoring inflation, according to data released by the Bureau of Transportation Statistics. The bureau also noted that fares are down 31% from 2000, which is before low-cost carriers entered the Wichita market.  In 2000, Wichita’s average fare was… Read More

First Honor Flight of 2016 Leaves Wednesday, Returns Friday

Posted on: April 25, 2016

The first Kansas Honor Flight of the year will leave Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 6:10 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying 13 World War II veterans and 13 Korean War veterans and their guardians to Washington, DC.  Included in this group is 88 year old Jeanne Hanson, who is a Korean War Navy veteran, and 94… Read More

Eisenhower Airport Ranked 4th Best Small Hub Airport in the U.S.

Posted on: April 14, 2016

Wichita’s Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport has received a top-5 national ranking for customer satisfaction, according a company that surveys travelers’ real time through a mobile app on their cellphones. Eisenhower National Airport ranked fourth nationally among small hub airports, according to Phoenix Marketing International, which surveyed 170,000 travelers between November 2015 and February 2016.… Read More

Southwest’s New Nonstops Begin Tuesday

Posted on: April 11, 2016

Beginning Tuesday, Wichita Eisenhower Airport passengers can fly nonstop to St. Louis International Airport and Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport on Southwest Airlines. St. Louis will be served with two daily flights that offer convenient connections to popular destinations in the Midwest and the East Coast.  The Phoenix route will be served with one daily… Read More

Passenger Traffic up 11.14% in February

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Total passenger traffic  at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport increased 11.14% over February 2015, for a total of 106,206 passengers, marking the second busiest February on record.  The busiest February occurred in 2008 with 118,484 passengers.  Since this was a leap year, an extra day contributed to the large increase over last February.  However, passenger traffic is… Read More

Fly Nonstop to Orlando

Posted on: March 8, 2016

Date:  March 8, 2016 Allegiant Air will begin nonstop service from Wichita to Orlando Sanford International Airport starting May 25, 2016.  The service will be operated twice weekly on Wednesdays and Saturdays and run through August 13.  Allegiant will use a mix of MD80 aircraft with 166 seats, and Airbus 320 aircraft with 177 seats… Read More

Airport Reports 3rd Busiest Year on Record

Posted on: January 25, 2016

January 25, 2016 Wichita Eisenhower National Airport 2015 passenger numbers increased by 37,679 over 2014, a 2.46 percent increase airport officials reported on Monday. Officials said the 1,571,348 Eisenhower passengers in 2015 amounted to the third busiest year on record. “We are very pleased that passengers have responded to the conveniences and amenities of our… Read More

Christmas Carolers at Eisenhower Airport

Posted on: December 3, 2015

December 3, 2015 Several vocal and instrumental groups will be entertaining travelers at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport beginning December 4 through December 22 with the sounds of the Christmas season.  The schedule of performances is as follows: December 4          2:00 – 2:30 pm                   Andale High School… Read More

Holiday Travel Tips

Posted on: November 19, 2015

November 19, 2015 Before you go . . . Check-in online for your flight up to 24 hours before departure. Checking in online will allow you to print your boarding pass and with some airlines, prepay baggage charges. This will also save you time at the ticket counter and in many cases save you a… Read More

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