Yearly Archives: 2011

Santa Claus Coming to Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: December 19, 2011

Date:  December 19, 2011 Santa Claus will be taking a break from his busy schedule to visit travelers at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport.  This week, Santa will be at the airport on Thursday and Friday, from 11 to 5 and Saturday from 10 to 4.  Santa will be in the main terminal handing out candy canes… Read More

Airlines Encourage Early Arrival at Airport

Posted on: December 16, 2011

Date:  December 16, 2011 Mid-Continent Airport anticipates a busy travel period between December 21 and 31 for the Christmas holiday.  To ensure a smooth visit to the airport, the airlines encourage passengers whose flights are scheduled to depart between 6:00 a.m. – 7:00 a.m. to arrive two hours prior to their flight. However, passengers who… Read More

Airport Terminal Construction Bids Sought

Posted on: December 15, 2011

Date:  December 15, 2011 The City of Wichita and the Wichita Airport Authority announced yesterday the Advertisement for Construction Bids for the New Terminal Building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport.  The New Terminal Building is the central component of the $160 million Air Capital Terminal 3 (ACT3) Program.  ACT 3 is funded through a combination of… Read More

Christmas Carolers at Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: December 1, 2011

Date:  December 1, 2011                                    Contact:  Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager Christmas Carolers at Mid-Continent Airport  The sounds of the Christmas season will be heard once again at Mid-Continent Airport.  Beginning December 7 through December 20, several vocal and instrumental groups from area schools and churches will be entertaining travelers at Mid-Continent Airport.  This is… Read More

Travel Tips for the Holidays

Posted on: November 18, 2011

Date:  November 18, 2011 Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays tend to be among the busiest travel times of the year.  We hope these tips will help take the stress out of holiday travel and make your travel a breeze.   Airport Tips If you have not yet booked your flight, there are still seats available.  Based on… Read More

Disaster Exercise to be held Thursday at Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: October 18, 2011

October 17, 2011 Contact: Chief Greg Martens, Airport Public Safety, 946-4747 Disaster Exercise to be held Thursday at Mid-Continent Airport Every three years the Wichita Airport Authority conducts an FAA mandated full scale disaster exercise.  This year the exercise will begin at 9:00 a.m. Thursday.  The location of the exercise will be north of highway… Read More

Delta Will End Memphis Service, Upgrade Atlanta

Posted on: October 11, 2011

October 11, 2011 Contact:   Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, 946-4700 Delta Will End Memphis Service, Upgrade Atlanta Delta Air Lines is cutting its nonstop service from Wichita to Memphis, effective Jan. 4. Delta currently offers one daily nonstop flight between the two cities.  Memphis is ranked Wichita’s 43rd top destination and is… Read More

Two Honor Flights Scheduled Next Week

Posted on: October 1, 2011

Date:  September 30, 2011 Two Honor Flights will depart Wichita Mid-Continent Airport next week carrying 200 World War II Veterans to Washington, DC, where they will visit the World War II memorial and other historical sites.  The first Honor Flight will depart Wichita at 7 a.m. on Tuesday, with boarding to start at approximately at… Read More

Airport Courtesy Crew Celebrates 5th Anniversary

Posted on: September 20, 2011

September 12, 2011 Contact: Valerie Wise, Air Service & Business Development Manager, 946-4700 Airport Courtesy Crew Celebrates 5th Anniversary   The Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Courtesy Crew has provided outstanding customer service to passengers and guests of the airport for the past five years.  The Courtesy Crew will be recognized at a luncheon sponsored by Go Wichita… Read More

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Receives Perfect Inspection

Posted on: August 8, 2011

August 8, 2011 Contact:  Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports, 946-4700 Wichita Mid-Continent Airport has received its ninth consecutive discrepancy-free Certification and Safety inspection from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA).  This is one of the highest consecutive zero discrepancy records in the FAA Central Region.  The annual inspection covers airport emergency response capability, airfield safety maintenance… Read More

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