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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

Honor Flight Returning Friday

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Date: April 16, 2015 The first Kansas Honor Flight of the year will return on Friday, April 17 carrying 25 World War II veterans and their guardians. The public is invited to participate in the festive welcome home celebration. The Southwest Airlines’ flight is scheduled to arrive at 11:10 am.  Free parking and shuttle service… Read More

First Honor Flight of 2015

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Date:  April 15, 2015 The first Kansas Honor Flight of the year will leave Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying 25 World War II veterans and their guardians to Washington, DC. Included in this group of heroes are a female Army veteran and a female Navy veteran. The veterans will enjoy… Read More

New Terminal Tour for the Community

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Date: April 14, 2015 The public is invited to attend an open house on Saturday, April 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. to tour the new terminal and parking facilities at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.  Since the open house is being held prior to full completion, the public will be able to tour… Read More

City Announces Spirit AeroSystems as Presenting Sponsor

Posted on: April 12, 2015

Date: April 9, 2015 Spirit AeroSystems is the presenting sponsor for a series of events celebrating the new Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport terminal located at 2277 Eisenhower Airport Parkway. The community events  include a Dedication Event on April 11, Community Open House on April 18 and a celebration marking the first day of… Read More

Media Preview of New Facilities

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Date: April 3, 2015 The media is invited to attend a sneak preview from 1 – 4 p.m., Thursday, April 9 of the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.  The tour will include the terminal, parking and rental car facilities.  The media will also have the opportunity to interview members of the design team, as… Read More

Community Events Celebrate New Airport Terminal and Parking Facilities

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Date: March 25, 2015 The public is invited to celebrate the new Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport terminal, parking garage and rental car facilities during three community events.  They include the Dedication Gala, the Community Open House and the First Flight/Ribbon Cutting. The events will all take place at the new terminal, 2277 Eisenhower… Read More

Spring Break Travel Tips

Posted on: March 13, 2015

Date: March 13, 2015 With a busy spring break travel season approaching, Wichita Mid-Continent Airport officials are advising passengers to arrive at least an hour and a half to two hours before departure time, particularly if the flight is between 6 and 7 a.m.  Use these helpful travel tips to your  trip a breeze: Arrive… Read More

ICT’S Average Fare Down 29% Since 2000

Posted on: February 6, 2015

3rd Quarter Average Fare Report Released Date:  February 6, 2015 The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released its third quarter average fare report. In this report, Wichita’s average fare for the third quarter was $410.41, an increase of just 1.2% from the third quarter 2013, but a 29% decrease from its third quarter 2000… Read More

United to Drop LAX Nonstop; Allegiant will Resume LAX Service

Posted on: January 28, 2015

March 1, 2015 will be the last United nonstop flight to LAX.  United has made a decision to shrink its operations in LAX due mainly to operational problems in LA.  The operating carrier on the route, Skywest, is cutting 1,000 hours out of its schedule due to pilot staffing issues, also making it difficult for… Read More

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