August 8, 2011
Contact: Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports, 946-4700
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport has received its ninth consecutive discrepancy-free Certification and Safety inspection from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). This is one of the highest consecutive zero discrepancy records in the FAA Central Region. The annual inspection covers airport emergency response capability, airfield safety maintenance and self-inspection program, compliance with FAA regulatory and operational directives and personnel training programs.
“My sincere compliments and congratulations go out to our Operations, Maintenance and Public Safety staff members who have again made it possible to complete this important inspection with no discrepancies,” said Brad Christopher, Assistant Director of Airports. “They are to be commended for their hard work and diligence in making this possible. This is a testament to their commitment to a high level of safety.”
Mid-Continent Airport has received perfect inspections in 1998, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, and 2011.