5:20 pm
Tue April 1, 2014

Columbia Regional Airport adds additional flight

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  Columbia Regional Airport is adding a new flight. The airport announced a second route to Chicago O’Hare starting Wednesday, April 2. American Airlines will provide a 6 a.m. departure from Columbia Regional, as well as a return flight that would arrive at 7:45 p.m.

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2:52 pm
Wed January 29, 2014

KC business leader support KCI changes

Kansas City International Airport (KCI) from March 2008.
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Kansas City business leaders told an advisory group that Kansas City International Airport has become outdated and gives visitors a mediocre first impression.

Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce president Jim Heeter told the KCI Terminal Advisory Group on Tuesday that many chamber members want a more modern airport that will appeal to businesses.

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5:08 pm
Mon October 21, 2013

Columbia Regional Airport Proposes New Direct Flight

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American Airlines and Columbia Regional Airport could be adding a new direct flight to Chicago.

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7:29 am
Mon July 8, 2013

KCI officials mull terminal replacement

Kansas City International Airport
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Opinions are divided about the potential $1.2 billion price for replacing the current three-terminal configuration at Kansas City International Airport with a single terminal.

The Kansas City Star reports that critics say the price is too high and that many people like the current setup.

But Aviation director Mark VanLoh says that if the airport doesn't rebuild, it still needs an estimated $600 million in upgrades and renovations in the next few years. That includes $160 million in airfield and de-icer improvements.

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4:42 pm
Fri April 5, 2013

Columbia's airport tower gets an extra month (but still slated to close)

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The Federal Aviation Administration announced today in a press release that it is going to delay the closures of 149 air traffic control towers across the country by about a month, including the one at Columbia Regional Airport.

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5:14 pm
Mon September 10, 2012

Adding flights at Columbia Regional Airport

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2:50 pm
Tue August 21, 2012

Delta to end flights from Columbia to Memphis

Columbia is about to lose its commercial airline service to Memphis, Tenn.

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