Yearly Archives: 2013

Santa Scheduled to Arrive at Airport

Posted on: December 20, 2013

December 20, 2013 Unnamed sources report that Santa Claus will be at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Sunday through Tuesday, Dec. 22 – 24. The source, who wishes to remain anonymous, reports that Santa’s schedule at ICT will be: • Sunday, December 22, 12:00 pm – 6:00 p.m. • Monday, December 23, 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.… Read More

Christmas Carolers at Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: December 10, 2013

December 10, 2013 Several vocal and instrumental groups from area schools and churches will be entertaining travelers at Mid-Continent Airport beginning December 10 through December 19 with the sounds of the Christmas season.  The schedule of performances is as follows: December 10 11:00 am – 11:30 am Colwich Middle School  December 10 5:30 pm Sedgwick… Read More

Holiday Travel Tips

Posted on: November 21, 2013

November 21, 2013 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 loads from the airlines, the busiest days are expected to be… Read More

Updated: Tips for Parking at Airport

Posted on: November 4, 2013

November 4, 2013 Contact: Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports, (316) 946-4700 UPDATED: TIPS FOR PARKING AT AIRPORT Construction progresses, travelers reminded to plan ahead As construction progresses on the parking garage and rental car center at Wichita’s Mid-Continent Airport, officials have opened additional parking in the Long-Term and Park & Ride lots and have… Read More

Final Honor Flight of 2013 Leaving Wednesday

Posted on: October 30, 2013

October 29, 2013 The final Kansas Honor Flight of the year will leave Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Wednesday, Oct. 30, carrying 16 World War II and 26 Korean veterans and their guardians to Washington, DC. The flight will depart from Wichita at 7:50 a.m. on Southwest Airlines for a two-night stay in the nation’s capital;… Read More

Airport Wins Coveted Sustainability Award

Posted on: October 25, 2013

October 25, 2013 The Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Sustainability Program has been selected as a recipient of the 2013 Airports Going Green Award.   This prestigious award recognizes the value of the Airport’s environmental and conservation efforts, as well as outstanding leadership in pursuit of sustainability within the aviation industry.  The Wichita Airport Authority will be recognized… Read More

TSA Pre✓™ Begins at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport

Posted on: October 24, 2013

October 24, 2013 WASHINGTON – The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has expanded its popular TSA Pre✓™ operations to Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT).   Passengers traveling on American, Delta, and United Airlines who are eligible for TSA Pre✓™ may now receive expedited screening benefits at the checkpoint.  Southwest will join the program on November 13, 2013.… Read More

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Announces Customer Rewards Program

Posted on: October 8, 2013

October 8, 2013 Wichita Mid-Continent Airport (ICT) announced today it will launch a new customer rewards program based on purchases that travelers make at the airport. Travelers participating in the rewards program will be eligible to earn frequent flyer miles or hotel reward points for every qualifying purchase made at ICT such as parking, and… Read More

Sixth Honor Flight Leaving Wednesday

Posted on: October 7, 2013

October 7, 2013  On Wednesday, Oct. 9, the sixth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will leave Wichita Mid-Continent Airport carrying 19 World War II veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans will leave Wichita at 7:50 a.m. on Southwest Airlines, the official airline sponsor of the Honor Flight Organization. While in Washington, they will visit… Read More

Updated Information on Allegiant Air Flights

Posted on: September 22, 2013

September 22, 2013 Allegiant Air’s flights continue to be disrupted due to the inspection of their emergency slides.  Today, 9/22/13, Allegiant flight 404, Las Vegas-Wichita, has been cancelled as well as flight 405, Wichita-Las Vegas.  Allegiant has rescheduled that flight to 9/23/13.  Also, on Monday, 9/23/13, Allegiant flight 142, Phoenix-Wichita has been cancelled as well… Read More

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