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Richards Gebaur Airpor...
Photograph, B/w, 8 X...
Askren, Robert G
George R Bauer
H M Gousha Company
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 Zoning
June 1, 1954
File containing a pamphlet or booklet on zoning in Kansas City with illustrations and information on the division of areas of the city into residential districts, commercial or business districts, industrial...
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.
KCI Traffic Tops 1 Million
July 21, 2006
Short entry stating Kansas City International Airport for the first time since August 2001 had more than a million travelers pass through the gates in June 2006. This was a 9 percent increase over June...
KCI: Flying High
Article about the hardships of airlines in a poor economy at Kansas City International Airport.
KCI: Present & Future
Article describes the $258 million Terminal Improvement Project, completed in November 2004 at Kansas City International Airport. The author also mentions a 2005 report by Dr. John Kasarda of the University...
Photo and history of Kellerstrass Airfield, established in 1917 as one of the first public airports in Kansas.
Lee's Summit: A City Bountiful
Special section of the issue about Lee's Summit, Missouri, regarding its history, including the Longview Farm built in 1914, Unity Village, Old Missouri Town, employment, airports, education, recreation,...
M-CI Spells GO for Kansas City
Announcement of the use of "M-CI" abbreviation for the planned Mid-Continent International Airport. Discussion on the scramble to revise American airports. Extensive diagrams and drawings of Kansas City...
Man and Woman at Airport
Unidentified man and woman standing on airplane runway.
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