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1. World, Air Midwest Sign Joint Ticketing Pact World, Air Midwest Sign Joint Ticketing Pact November/7/1983 Notice about the "agreement for joint ticketing and marketing at Kansas City International Airport" between World Airways and Air Midwest airlines "as part of World's establishment of a hub operation at...

2. Whiteman Air Force Base Whiteman Air Force Base According to the local history index card, Whiteman Air Force Base in Johnson County, Missouri, was previously known as the Sedalia Air Field, named for the nearby city of Sedalia, Missouri.

3. Wheeler Downtown Airport Wheeler Downtown Airport August 17, 2007 "The Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, which helped Kansas City become a major player of the early aviation era, observes its 80th birthday today. Charles Lindbergh dedicated the Kansas City Municipal...

4. Unidentified Airport Unidentified Airport Aerial view of unidentified airport.

5. Unidentified Airport Unidentified Airport Aerial view of unidentified airport.

6. Unidentified Airport Unidentified Airport Aerial view of unidentified airport.

7. TWA Back Home TWA Back Home October 3, 2012 Article on the TWA Museum, now located in the company's original headquarters at 10 Richards Road at Wheeler Downtown Airport. The museum has been at several different locations over the past 25 years,...

8. TWA Airplane in Flight TWA Airplane in Flight 1950 Distant view of TWA plane taking off.

9. 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.

10. 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.

11. Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco pre-1950 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity; indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, golf and country clubs, airports, lakes, and parks. Reverse side includes a listing of traffic regulations for...

12. Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco Travel Kansas City and Vicinity with Conoco ca. 1936 Road map of Kansas City and vicinity; indexes nearby cities and towns, points of interest, golf and country clubs, airports, lakes, and parks. Reverse side includes listing of speed laws and gasoline taxes,...

13. Transportation: A Model for Airport Terminals Transportation: A Model for Airport Terminals November/11/1972 Photo and article about "the new, $250-million Kansas City International Airport" and its "[n]ovel design" compared to problems in developing a modern airport across the state in Saint Louis, Missouri....

14. Tower Power Tower Power December 29, 2004 Captioned photograph showing the construction of a new neon and water sculpture at Kansas City International Airport. It will be "two 30-foot-tall steel frames that will carry red, yellow and blue neon...

15. Topographical Map of Mid-Continent International Airport Topographical Map of Mid-Continent International Airport 1964 Blue-line topographical rendering of the proposed Mid-Continent Airport (later to be known as Kansas City International Airport) and immediate surrounding area. Map also includes a summary table of information...

16. Time Ebbs for Platte County Hamlet Time Ebbs for Platte County Hamlet August/5/1966 Photo and article about the "little Platte County community of Hampton, which has a history of settlement by white men extending back before the Platte Purchase of 1836" and "doomed by the proposed industrial...

17. There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City There Is No Limit: Architecture and Sculpture in Kansas City 1934 Photos of two buildings of interest: the passenger station at Municipal Airport and the hangar for Transcontinental & Western Air Lines.

18. The Why of KCI The Why of KCI March 9, 2014 Article covers the planning and development of Kansas City International Airport. The article focuses upon features designed to accommodate supersonic jet traffic through the airport and how those features...

19. The Quiet Life of KCI The Quiet Life of KCI May//1980 Usually less than half full. Done in by aggression of other cities' airports for the big airlines.

20. The Fairfax Airport and Its Role in World War II The Fairfax Airport and Its Role in World War II 2006 Article describes the various uses and occupants of the Fairfax Airport and industrial area from the time of the land's purchase by Guy Stanley in the early 1920's, to the airport's closure at midnight...