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Kansas Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: September 18, 2015

September 18, 2015 The eighth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 7:05 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying five World War II and 22 Korean War veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, a major contributor to the Kansas Honor Flight Organization.… Read More

Kansas Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: September 8, 2015

September 8, 2015 The seventh Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 7:05 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying 22 WWII and four Korean War veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, a major contributor to the Kansas Honor Flight Organization. The veterans… Read More

Eisenhower Sets Passenger Record

Posted on: August 25, 2015

August 25, 2015 Wichita Eisenhower National Airport officials on Tuesday announced a new record for the most passengers in a month – 158,381 – during the month of July. The number accounts for passengers flying in and out of the airport. The previous record occurred in July 2007 with 156,560 total passengers. The July passenger… Read More

Online Surplus Auction

Posted on: August 10, 2015

August 10, 2015 The City of Wichita is holding an internet-only auction of surplus airport miscellaneous items. The online auction closes at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 17, 2015. Items include Herman Miller seating, terminal signage, electronic security equipment, janitorial equipment, commercial kitchen equipment, walk-in coolers, lounge bar and back bar, miscellaneous building fixtures, etc.… Read More

June 2015 Passenger Traffic Sets Record

Posted on: July 27, 2015

July 27, 2015 June was a busy month for Wichita Eisenhower National Airport. In fact, it was the busiest June on record with a total 154,364 passengers, an increase of 6.2% over June 2014. Previously, the busiest June occurred in 2008 with 154,124 passengers.  The busiest month overall occurred in July 2007 with 156,560 total passengers… Read More

Sixth Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: June 23, 2015

June 23, 2015 The sixth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying three World War II veterans and 24 Korean War veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, a major contributor to the Kansas Honor Flight… Read More

Fifth Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: June 15, 2015

June 15, 2015 The fifth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 9:40 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying two World War II veterans, 26 Korean War veterans and two Vietnam War veterans to Washington, DC.  One of the veterans on this trip is Lee Gaynier, a 94 year old… Read More

It Changes Today

Posted on: June 3, 2015

June 3, 2015 It changes today –  a new era in air travel begins in Wichita.   Traveling through Wichita Eisenhower National Airport has been greatly improved and it couldn’t be easier.   These are some of the features to look forward to: A spacious ticketing wing is equipped with self-check in kiosks for a more efficient… Read More

Honor Flight Returning Friday

Posted on: May 28, 2015

Date: May 28, 2015 The fourth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will return at 11:10 a.m. on Friday, carrying one World War II veteran and 21 Korean War veterans and their guardians. The public is invited to participate in the festive welcome home celebration. Free parking and shuttle service is available at the Best… Read More

Fourth Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: May 26, 2015

Date:  May 26, 2015 The fourth Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying one World War II veteran and 21 Korean War veterans to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, a major contributor to the Kansas Honor… Read More

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