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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

New Airport Terminal Scheduled to Open June 3

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Airport Parking Garage, Rental Car Center to Open May 27 Date:  May 21, 2015 Mayor Jeff Longwell today announced that the Wichita Eisenhower National Airport new terminal is scheduled to open on Wednesday, June 3. Also, two major parts of the $200 million new terminal project – the new Parking Garage and Rental Car Center… Read More

Third Honor Flight Departs Wednesday

Posted on: May 11, 2015

Date: May 11, 2015 The third Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying four World War II veterans 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

4th Qtr. 2014 Fares Remain Affordable

Posted on: May 4, 2015

Date:  May 4, 2015 The Bureau of Transportation Statistics released its 4th quarter 2014 airfare data, showing Wichita’s fare increased just .5 percent to $392.71 from $390.83 in the 4th quarter 2013.  The U.S. average domestic air fare increased 2.0 percent to $393 in the 4th quarter of 2014, up from $385 in the fourth… Read More

Second Honor Flight Departs Tuesday

Posted on: April 27, 2015

Date:  April 27, 2015 The second Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart from Wichita Eisenhower National Airport Tuesday morning at 10:15 a.m. carrying six World War II veterans, 19 Korean War veterans, and 1 Vietnam War veteran to Washington, DC.  The veterans and their guardians are flying on Southwest Airlines, which sponsors the… Read More

Honor Flight Returning Friday

Posted on: April 16, 2015

Date: April 16, 2015 The first Kansas Honor Flight of the year will return on Friday, April 17 carrying 25 World War II veterans and their guardians. The public is invited to participate in the festive welcome home celebration. The Southwest Airlines’ flight is scheduled to arrive at 11:10 am.  Free parking and shuttle service… Read More

First Honor Flight of 2015

Posted on: April 15, 2015

Date:  April 15, 2015 The first Kansas Honor Flight of the year will leave Wichita Eisenhower National Airport at 10:15 a.m. on Wednesday, carrying 25 World War II veterans and their guardians to Washington, DC. Included in this group of heroes are a female Army veteran and a female Navy veteran. The veterans will enjoy… Read More

New Terminal Tour for the Community

Posted on: April 14, 2015

Date: April 14, 2015 The public is invited to attend an open house on Saturday, April 18, from 1 to 5 p.m. to tour the new terminal and parking facilities at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.  Since the open house is being held prior to full completion, the public will be able to tour… Read More

City Announces Spirit AeroSystems as Presenting Sponsor

Posted on: April 12, 2015

Date: April 9, 2015 Spirit AeroSystems is the presenting sponsor for a series of events celebrating the new Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport terminal located at 2277 Eisenhower Airport Parkway. The community events  include a Dedication Event on April 11, Community Open House on April 18 and a celebration marking the first day of… Read More

Media Preview of New Facilities

Posted on: April 3, 2015

Date: April 3, 2015 The media is invited to attend a sneak preview from 1 – 4 p.m., Thursday, April 9 of the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport.  The tour will include the terminal, parking and rental car facilities.  The media will also have the opportunity to interview members of the design team, as… Read More

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