Up In The Air http://kcur.org en McCaskill Will Wait For Pitch Before Deciding KCI Swing http://kcur.org/post/mccaskill-will-wait-pitch-deciding-kci-swing <p></p><p>Senator Claire McCaskill feels it’s too early to say how she would lean toward federal funding of renovations at KCI Airport.</p><p>The Missouri &nbsp;Democrat&nbsp; says she understands the single-terminal “A” concept stirs passions.</p><p>The Senator was waiting amid the noise of Gates Barbecue in Independence&nbsp; when she talked with a pair of reporters, saying it’s too soon for serious conversation &nbsp;about the airport since there isn’t even a proposal for change.</p><p></p><p>The Mayor has&nbsp; appointed an ad hoc commission to recommend changes to the&nbsp; airport.</p> Fri, 23 Aug 2013 21:28:35 +0000 Dan Verbeck 42499 at http://kcur.org McCaskill Will Wait For Pitch Before Deciding KCI Swing Who Decides The Future Of KCI? http://kcur.org/post/who-decides-future-kci <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kansas City International Airport is looking at a potentially major change-- tearing down the current three terminals and moving to a single, new terminal. &nbsp;</span></p><p>The one terminal idea came to a head in 2008 when the Master Plan called for a new, central terminal south of the current airport. &nbsp;That came just 4 years after the airport wrapped up nearly $260 million in renovations.</p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 12:38:53 +0000 Maria Carter 39458 at http://kcur.org Who Decides The Future Of KCI? KCI Advisory Group Gets Lesson On Airport Operations http://kcur.org/post/kci-advisory-group-gets-lesson-airport-operations <p>Kansas City’s airport advisory panel met in Union Station Tuesday morning.&nbsp; Kansas City is looking at moving from its current three terminal layout to a new, single terminal.&nbsp; Supporters of the new design say it’s a needed update to the 40-year-old structure because of security concerns. Opponents of the single terminal say the current system works well for travelers.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 18 Jun 2013 18:54:53 +0000 Maria Carter 38742 at http://kcur.org KCI Advisory Group Gets Lesson On Airport Operations