Airport News

Community Events Celebrate New Airport Terminal and Parking Facilities

Posted on: March 25, 2015

Date: March 25, 2015 The public is invited to celebrate the new Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport terminal, parking garage and rental car facilities during three community events.  They include the Dedication Gala, the Community Open House and the First Flight/Ribbon Cutting. The events will all take place at the new terminal, 2277 Eisenhower… Read More

Spring Break Travel Tips

Posted on: March 13, 2015

Date: March 13, 2015 With a busy spring break travel season approaching, Wichita Mid-Continent Airport officials are advising passengers to arrive at least an hour and a half to two hours before departure time, particularly if the flight is between 6 and 7 a.m.  Use these helpful travel tips to your  trip a breeze: Arrive… Read More

ICT’S Average Fare Down 29% Since 2000

Posted on: February 6, 2015

3rd Quarter Average Fare Report Released Date:  February 6, 2015 The Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) has released its third quarter average fare report. In this report, Wichita’s average fare for the third quarter was $410.41, an increase of just 1.2% from the third quarter 2013, but a 29% decrease from its third quarter 2000… Read More

United to Drop LAX Nonstop; Allegiant will Resume LAX Service

Posted on: January 28, 2015

March 1, 2015 will be the last United nonstop flight to LAX.  United has made a decision to shrink its operations in LAX due mainly to operational problems in LA.  The operating carrier on the route, Skywest, is cutting 1,000 hours out of its schedule due to pilot staffing issues, also making it difficult for… Read More

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport Unveils New Logo

Posted on: January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015 City leaders unveiled a new logo today for the Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport and provided an update on the new terminal’s progress. The new Airport logo contains a dominant ‘W’ for Wichita and a subtle ‘E’ for Eisenhower, both housed uniquely in a wing-like form. The distinct geometric nature of… Read More

Santa Scheduled to Arrive

Posted on: December 22, 2014

Date:  December 21, 2014 Unnamed sources report that Santa Claus will be at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport Sunday through Tuesday, Dec. 21 – 23.  The source, who wishes to remain anonymous, reports that Santa’s schedule at ICT will be: Sunday, Dec. 21    2:00 – 7:00 pm Monday, Dec. 22    10:00 – 5:00 pm Tuesday,… Read More

Christmas Music at the Airport

Posted on: December 2, 2014

Date:  December 2, 2014 Several vocal and instrumental groups from area schools will be entertaining travelers at Mid-Continent Airport beginning December 5 through December 19 with the sounds of the Christmas season.  The schedule of performances is as follows: December 5          9:30 am – 10:15 am                  OK Elementary School December 9          10:30 am – 11:00… Read More

Holiday Travel Tips

Posted on: November 21, 2014

Date:  November 21, 2014 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 reports from the airlines, loads are fairly evenly distributed starting… Read More

Last Honor Flight of the Year Departs Wednesday

Posted on: November 4, 2014

Date:  November 4, 2014 The twelfth and final Kansas Honor Flight of the year will depart Wichita Mid-Continent Airport on Wednesday, Nov. 5 at 7:15 a.m. carrying seven World War II vets along with 23 Korean War veterans and their guardians to Washington, DC.  Two special WWII vets: Ted Zehring, a 100 year old Army… Read More

Plane Crash Update – 10/31/14

Posted on: October 31, 2014

Date:   October 31, 2014 Today the Wichita Fire Department will bring a structural engineer and heavy equipment to the site of Thursday’s plane crash at the Flight Safety International building at Wichita Mid-Continent Airport.  There are portions of the building that must come down to ensure the safety of crews as they work to remove… Read More

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