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Business
8:20 am
Tue December 24, 2013

Group wants improvements at Kansas City International Airport

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A group has delivered more signatures on a petition aimed at forcing a public vote on a proposal to rebuild Kansas City International Airport.

Citizens for Responsible Government/Friends of KCI delivered nearly 1,600 more petition signatures to City Hall on Monday.

The Kansas City Star reports the signatures delivered Monday now have to be checked by the election board.

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Business
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 StarĀ 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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