Airport News

Holiday Travel Tips

Posted on: November 21, 2014

Date:  November 21, 2014 As we prepare for a busy holiday season at Mid-Continent Airport, airport officials offer these travel tips to make your travel through ICT and your connecting and destination airports easier. Travelers should expect busy airports and full flights.  According to preliminary reports from the airlines, loads are fairly evenly distributed starting… Read More

Last Honor Flight of the Year Departs Wednesday

Posted on: November 4, 2014

Date:  November 4, 2014 The twelfth and final Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7:15 a.m. carrying seven World War II vets along with 23 Korean War veterans and their guardians to Washington, DC.  Two special WWII vets: Ted Zehring, a 100 year old Army… Read More

Plane Crash Update – 10/31/14

Posted on: October 31, 2014

Date:   October 31, 2014 Today the Wichita Fire Department will bring a structural engineer and heavy equipment to the site of Thursday’s plane crash at the Flight Safety International building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport.  There are portions of the building that must come down to ensure the safety of crews as they work to remove… Read More

Plane Crash Update

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Date:  Oct. 30, 2014 – 4:49 pm City of Wichita officials have confirmed three of the victims from this morning’s plane crash are from the Wichita area and one is from another country. Three were found inside a flight simulator and one was found on the roof. The names and ages of the victims have… Read More

Update on Plane Crash

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Date:  Oct. 30, 2017 – 12:51 pm Wichita public safety officials have confirmed four people are dead after a Beechcraft King Air 200 crashed into the top of the Flight Safety Building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport  just before 10 am on Thursday, Oct.30. Five people have been transported to local hospitals with serious injuries. Officials… Read More

Small Plane Crash at Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: October 30, 2014

Date:  October 30, 2014 A plane crash occurred just before 10 am today at the FlightSafety Building, located at 1851 Airport Road on Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. Two people who were inside the building have been confirmed dead.  Four people have been transported to local hospitals, three with serious injuries. Five people are unaccounted and officials are… Read More

Honor Flight #11 Returns Thursday

Posted on: October 28, 2014

Date:  October 28, 2014 The 11th Kansas Honor Flight of the year will return from Washington, DC on Thursday, Oct. 30, carrying three World War II veterans and 25 Korean War veterans and their guardians. Their trip to Washington includes tours of the World War II Memorial, the Korean Memorial, Vietnam Memorial Wall, Lincoln Memorial,… Read More

Honor Flight Returning Friday

Posted on: October 15, 2014

The 10th Kansas Honor Flight of the year will return from Washington, DC on Friday, Oct. 17 carrying 27 Korean War veterans and their guardians.  Their trip to Washington includes tours of the World War II Memorial, the Korean Memorial, Vietnam Memorial Wall, Lincoln Memorial, Dulles Smithsonian Air Museum, Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery,… Read More

Airport Parking Advisory

Posted on: October 14, 2014

October 14, 2014 Construction Expands into Lots and Commercial Vehicle Lanes The parking construction zone is now in the process of migrating further to the east.  This will slightly reduce parking stalls available in the Short-term and Long-term lots.  The entrance to the Short-term and Long-term lots is now only on the west side of… Read More

Wright Amendment’s End is Welcome

Posted on: October 10, 2014

October 10, 2014 ICT and Southwest celebrate end of a restrictive law Wichita air travelers will have more options to popular destinations beginning Monday, Oct. 13, when the restrictive Wright Amendment comes to an end. The federal law, adopted in 1979, was repealed in 2006 though some restrictions were left intact through Oct. 13, 2014.… Read More

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