Kansas City International Airport http://kcur.org en KCI: Looking Behind The Single Terminal Recommendation http://kcur.org/post/kci-looking-behind-single-terminal-recommendation <p></p><p>Moving one step closer to a final resolution on Kansas City International Airport's future, Mayor Sly James' task force recommended a new single terminal Wednesday morning.</p><p>On Wednesday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, Steve Kraske talks with the co-chairs of that advisory panel about why it recommended this option, which has encountered fierce opposition in the Kansas City metro area.</p><p><strong>Guests:</strong></p> Wed, 07 May 2014 15:49:27 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 55359 at http://kcur.org KCI: Looking Behind The Single Terminal Recommendation KCI Airport Task Force Recommends Single Airport Terminal http://kcur.org/post/kci-airport-task-force-recommends-single-airport-terminal <p>The KCI Terminal Advisory Group recommended Wednesday that the city transform Kansas City International Airport into a single-terminal structure.</p><p>The recommendation comes from the 24-member task force Kansas City Mayor Sly James appointed last spring to study the issue. The group has been meeting bi-weekly for nearly a year to consider the airport's future.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 15:37:10 +0000 Elle Moxley 55316 at http://kcur.org KCI Airport Task Force Recommends Single Airport Terminal Debate Still Rages Over KCI Rebuilding Ideas http://kcur.org/post/debate-still-rages-over-kci-rebuilding-ideas <p>Whether or not to rebuild KCI is still a hotly-debated topic, and Kansas City voters might have a say in the matter.</p><p>In the second part of Monday's <a href="http://kcur.org/programs/date"><em>Up to Date</em></a>, the issue at hand is whether the airport, built in the early 1970s, can still efficiently serve the community's needs with its current infrastructure.</p><p><strong>Guests: </strong></p> Mon, 16 Dec 2013 17:36:44 +0000 Steve Kraske & Beth Lipoff 48414 at http://kcur.org Debate Still Rages Over KCI Rebuilding Ideas United Terminal Change At KCI Delayed http://kcur.org/post/united-terminal-change-kci-delayed <p>United Airlines and Air Canada were supposed to move Wednesday night from Terminal A to Terminal C at Kansas City International Airport, but those plans got delayed.&nbsp;</p><p>KCI spokesman Joe McBride says technical issues were to blame.</p><p>“As they were getting into the eleventh hour of the move, the computer technology was not all coming on line,” said McBride. “So it looked like the airline was not going to have the ability to check people in be it at the ticket counter or the kiosk.”</p><p>McBride says he expects the terminal change will take place early next week.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:47:23 +0000 Maria Carter 46089 at http://kcur.org 4 Things You Should Know About The KCI Decision http://kcur.org/post/4-things-you-should-know-about-kci-decision <p>Dave Helling of the <em>Kansas City Star</em> has been covering the potential overhaul of KCI. KCUR’s Susan Wilson sat down with Helling and had these four takeaways:</p><p><strong>1. Taxpayers will not bear the weight of the $1.2 billion price tag.</strong></p> Mon, 26 Aug 2013 21:44:28 +0000 Susan B. Wilson & Monica Sandreczki 38120 at http://kcur.org 4 Things You Should Know About The KCI Decision