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1. Air Base a Step Closer to Use as Inland Port Air Base a Step Closer to Use as Inland Port April 14, 2007 City officials and CenterPoint Realty Services Corp. of Chicago signed contracts that moved the $10.6 million sale of the former military airport, Richards-Gebaur Air Force Base, closer into being. It...

2. Closing of Richards-Gebaur Airport Closing of Richards-Gebaur Airport January 10, 2000 The Richards-Gebaur Airport officially closed as an airport at 11:59 pm Sunday, January 9, 2000. The last plane to depart from the airport was a Saberliner-40 jet.

3. Consultant's Conflict of Interest Slows Richards-Gebaur Effort Consultant's Conflict of Interest Slows Richards-Gebaur Effort September/17-23/1998 Discusses city council-led investigations into potential conflict of interest concerns regarding the transformation of Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight facility.

4. Flight Canceled Flight Canceled July-August/27-2/2000 Discusses a meeting at which runway options were discussed for the Richards-Gebaur Airport, recently transformed into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.

5. Memo Indicates Tax Subsidies May be Sought for Richards-Gebaur Project Memo Indicates Tax Subsidies May be Sought for Richards-Gebaur Project August/20-26/1998 Discusses the disclosure of information indicating the use of tax monies to transform Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.

6. National Pilots' Organization Opposes Planned Closing of Richards-Gebaur National Pilots' Organization Opposes Planned Closing of Richards-Gebaur July 23-29,1998 Discusses opposition of the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association to the planned closing of Richards-Gebaur Airport and its transformation to an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries....

7. Possible Closing of Richards-Gebaur Goes to Council Oversight Committee Possible Closing of Richards-Gebaur Goes to Council Oversight Committee June/11-17/1998 Discusses the potential closure of Richards-Gebaur airport and its transformation into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.

8. Public Concern Continues About Richards-Gebaur Public Concern Continues About Richards-Gebaur November/19-24/1998 Discusses issues raised at hearings regarding the transformation of Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.

9. Richards-Gebaur Debate Focuses on Financial Concerns Richards-Gebaur Debate Focuses on Financial Concerns December/17-23/1998 Discusses some of the financial aspects of the proposal to transform Richards-Gebaur Airport into an intermodal freight hub for Kansas City Southern Industries.

10. Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport on Approach to Final Days Richards-Gebaur Memorial Airport on Approach to Final Days October/14-20/1999 Discusses the transformation of Richards-Gebaur from an airport to an intermodal freight facility.

11. Surplus Base Goes on the Market Surplus Base Goes on the Market February 1, 2007 The former airfield, Richards-Gebaur Airport, now the 147-acre Marine Corps Support Acitivity base will close in 2011. Under a 1994 federal law, 27 acres could be set aside for the homeless. "The Marine...

12. Trend Threatens Region's Aviation Assets Trend Threatens Region's Aviation Assets April/15-21/1999 Discusses closure of small, feeder airports in the Kansas City region.

13. Trucks, Trains, and No Planes Trucks, Trains, and No Planes April-May/30-6/1998 Describes the issues involved regarding the proposed transformation of Richards-Gebaur airport into an intermodal freight hub of Kansas City Southern Industries.