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A Worthy Enterprise
Possibility of landing a space shuttle at Kansas City International Airport.
Air Award Goes to Farmer: Chamber Group Names Judge A. J. Hillix Man of Year
Photo and biographical article about Judge A. J. Hillix, "58-year-old farmer and judge," awarded the 1953 Kansas City Aviation Man of the Year prize for obtaining "the site for the new Mid-Continent International...
Air Ports: Kansas City International
Photos, maps, architectural drawings, and description of the Kansas City International Airport designed by the firm of Kivett & Myers (and engineered by Burns & McDonnell with landscaping by Sasaki, Walker...
Air Transport: Braniff Will Increase Nonstop Service from Kansas City Hub
Article about the expansion of the Kansas City hub of Braniff Airlines "with the introduction of service to six new points, boosting the number of nonstop destinations served to 19" out of Kansas City...
Air Transport: Kansas City Rebuilding after Braniff Bankruptcy
Article about the "rebuilding service" of Kansas City International Airlines in the wake of the bankruptcy and departure of Braniff Airlines in 1989.
American's Last KCI Union Jobs Outsourced
November 15, 2012
Article announces the elimination of the final union jobs under American Airlines at Kansas City International Airport. The article discusses how the troubled airline's bankruptcy status allowed it to...
Architect R. Bruce Patty Dies Following Illness
File containing an obituary for R. Bruce Patty, a Kansas City architect dying at the age of 63 in 1998. Co-designer of Kansas City International Airport, Bartle Hall Conference Center, and One Kansas City...
Architect Who Shaped KC's Landscape Dies
December 4, 2007
Ralph Myers, one of the most influential architects in Kansas City, died on December 3, 2007. Myers and his partner Clarence Kivett were responsible for designing the triple-terminal Kansas City International...
Art Subjectivity Can Sculpt Misunderstanding
July 11, 2006
In "The Watchdog" column is featured some of the large sculpture pieces on the grounds of Kansas City International Airport. These pieces known as "Three Figures/Fifteen Elements" by artist Joel Shapiro...
Aycock Work Lands at KCI
July 1, 2007
Article describes new work of public art at Kansas City International Airport. "Strange Attractor for Kansas City," by New York artist Alice Aycock features red neon zigzags that are best viewed at night....
Biography of Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), Architect
Biography of Jay B. Dillingham (1910-2007), Businessman
Bright New Year for Kansas City
Article about the theme of "progress" in the major construction projects underway in 1967, including Crown Center, Truman Sports Complex, Kansas City International Airport, Ten Main Center, and so on,...
Change in the Air
November 20, 2011
In-depth article discussing the pros and cons about replacing the 40-year old Kansas City International airport's three terminals with one building. Includes illustrations showing revenue passengers from...
City Council: Who Are These People?
Photo and description of Edward Quick, City Council member "representing the city's first district" from "the Missouri River north through Clay County and over into Platte County to Kansas City International...
City Plans Business Center
June 21, 2007
A delegation of economic development officials and city leaders from Kansas City attended the Paris Air Show this week to showcase their new master plan for an 800-acre, multi-use development on Kansas...
City's Aviation Industry Is Finally Taking Wing: City, Travel Officials Dream of New Horizons
Photos and entire section F on the airport.
Photos and multiple articles about Clarence Kivett (1905-1996), an architect "design[ing] some of the city's best-known structures, including Kansas City International Airport and the Alameda Plaza Hotel...
Commodity Trader Relocating to KC
February 17, 2011
Short article stating Touton USA Ltd., a French commodity trading company, is moving its North American headquarters from Indiana in late March to Kansas City. "The company will move into leased space...
Dead to Get Legal Guardian
April 7, 2007
Platte County Circuit Judge Abe Shafer will appoint a guardian for the unknown dead buried in five historic cemeteries near Kansas City International Airport. Airport officials want to consolidate remains...
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