September 25, 2012

Honor Flight Heads to Washington

Date:  September 25, 2010

A group of 29 World War II veterans will leave Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Wednesday headed to Washington, DC.  During the three-day trip they will visit the WWII Memorial, Korean Memorial, and Vietnam Memorial Wall. In addition they plan to see museums, the Iwo Jima Memorial, Arlington National Cemetery, the Tomb of the Unknown, and a visit to Ft. McHenry.

The veterans will depart on United and American Airlines flights, leaving at 6:40 a.m. and 6:50 a.m. respectively.  They will return on Friday, Sept. 28 at 10:00 a.m. and 11:00 a.m.  Those wishing to welcome them home are encouraged to come to the airport Friday morning.

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Valerie Wise

Air Service & Business Development Manager

(316) 946-4780

Brad Christopher

Assistant Director of Airports

(316) 946-4700

Victor White

Director of Airports

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