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Askren, Robert G
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Kansas City International Airport
Folder contains photos, illustration, maps, and information on Kansas City International Airport, originally named Mid-Continent Airport.
Kansas City International Airport Bonds
Illustrations and information on the plans for Mid-Continent Airport in 1960s, later called Kansas City International Airport once built.
Kansas City International Airport Dedication
Exterior view of podium and crowd taken during the dedication of KCI Airport in November, 1972. A portion of part of the airport is in view as well as a crowd of people lined along it. U.S. Vice President...
Kansas City International Attracts Hub Operations
Map and article about the growth of airlines and air traffic at Kansas City International Airport since deregulation in the early 1980s.
Kansas City Metropolitan Area
Blue-line map of the Kansas City metropolitan area, showing boundaries of Kansas City and surrounding communities. Map also shows major roads and highways; proposed routes for Interstates 435, 35, 670,...
Kansas City Metropolitan Area: Tour with Cities Service
Road map of Kansas City and vicinity; indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, lakes, parks, rivers, airports, golf and country clubs. Reverse side includes maps of metropolitan Kansas City,...
Kansas City Military Airports
One page of the history of military airports in Kansas City and vicinity, starting with Richards Field in 1922 and continuing with the Sherman Army Airfield at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, in 1923; Fairfax...
Kansas City Regional Airport Directory 1960
May 13, 1905
Page five is an index of active and obsolete Kansas City airfields and airstrips.
Kansas City Sectional Aeronautical Chart
Aeronautical chart depicting the state of Missouri along the Missouri River between Kansas City and Saint Louis, as well as a section of eastern Kansas. Includes cities, towns, highways, railroads, lookout...
Kansas City Waterproofs Airport Deck
Article about the waterproofing of a Kansas City airport.
Kansas City Will Test Gate Arrival Plan
Photos and article about testing of the "[g]ate arrival concept" at the nearly completed Kansas City International Airport, scheduled for opening in 1972 with a "TWA maintenance facility" (pictured).
Kansas City's Airport System
Tables of airport plans. Many municipalities are beginning to move rapidly in the race for supremacy in commercial aviation.August//1946There Are Other Citiesq330.9778 K16Citation - MagazineKansas Citian0353214-19,...
Kansas City, Missouri-Kansas
Map depicting a 30 x 60 minute quadrangle in the Kansas City area, including Leavenworth, Bonner Springs, Lee's Summit, Blue Springs, Excelsior Springs, Smithville Lake. Also included: U.S. Army ammunition...
Kansas City: The Way We Were
Photographs of 1920s aircrafts and airfields, including Aviation Field at 87th Street and Holmes Road.
Article about the upcoming Kansas City International Airport.
Kansas City International Airport was dedicated on October 23, 1972. The first plane touched down after midnight on November 11, 1972.
The following information on national rankings was taken from "Mr. Mallon" at Kansas City International Airport "243-5204," July 12, 1974: (1) 17th-18th nationally in passengers and 12th in connecting...
KCI Airport Control Tower Complex
Administration and control tower complex at Kansas City International Airport. The firm of Kivett and Myers received an award for the design of this building, which created an effective visual identification...
KCI Plots a New Route
May 3-9, 2013
Detailed article on the Kansas City International Airport and its proposed replacement. Opened in 1972, KCI was initially lauded for its innovative three-terminal, “drive-to-your-plane” design. However,...
KCI Taking Off--Again
Renovation of the airport will begin in the spring.
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