We need a new airport!!!

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by KCPowercat » Thu May 10, 2018 9:40 am

How about the new buck / Broadway bridge named MLK bridge. I like that idea.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by im2kull » Fri May 11, 2018 12:26 am

KCPowercat wrote:How about the new buck / Broadway bridge named MLK bridge. I like that idea.
We all know that the new bridge will be anything but iconic in design, and thus a huge point of moaning and bitching if it's named after MLK..

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by JBmidtown » Fri May 18, 2018 2:15 pm

im2kull wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:How about the new buck / Broadway bridge named MLK bridge. I like that idea.
We all know that the new bridge will be anything but iconic in design, and thus a huge point of moaning and bitching if it's named after MLK..
Please, your honor, make sure the bridge is iconic!

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by smh » Fri May 18, 2018 3:02 pm

JBmidtown wrote:
im2kull wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:How about the new buck / Broadway bridge named MLK bridge. I like that idea.
We all know that the new bridge will be anything but iconic in design, and thus a huge point of moaning and bitching if it's named after MLK..
Please, your honor, make sure the bridge is iconic!
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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by im2kull » Sun May 20, 2018 2:50 am

JBmidtown wrote:
im2kull wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:How about the new buck / Broadway bridge named MLK bridge. I like that idea.
We all know that the new bridge will be anything but iconic in design, and thus a huge point of moaning and bitching if it's named after MLK..
Please, your honor, make sure the bridge is iconic!
I'm afraid my time here is short.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by Highlander » Sun May 20, 2018 2:45 pm

So when can groundbreaking be expected? I remember some pretty ambitious goals for getting the new terminal into operation.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by KCPowercat » Sun May 20, 2018 3:12 pm

teardown is supposed to be this fall.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by cityscape » Sun May 20, 2018 3:32 pm

Anyone have pictures of the International gates that were recently remodeled? Are those gates open yet or do they open when Iceland Air takes off next week?

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by FangKC » Sun May 20, 2018 9:04 pm

Committee votes to recommend renaming KCI after MLK

http://www.kmbc.com/article/committee-v ... k/20767150

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by KCPowercat » Sun May 20, 2018 9:09 pm

No.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by normalthings » Sun May 20, 2018 10:02 pm

cityscape wrote:Anyone have pictures of the International gates that were recently remodeled? Are those gates open yet or do they open when Iceland Air takes off next week?
Justin Meyer had some pics on his twitter.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by normalthings » Sun May 20, 2018 10:02 pm

Highlander wrote:So when can groundbreaking be expected? I remember some pretty ambitious goals for getting the new terminal into operation.
The goal is this fall. They did say things could get pushed back a little because of the gate increase.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by normalthings » Sun May 20, 2018 10:03 pm

FangKC wrote:Committee votes to recommend renaming KCI after MLK

http://www.kmbc.com/article/committee-v ... k/20767150
No. Please No. This is bad for so many different reasons. From naming it after a man who isn't from here to making it harder to attract new(especially overseas) airlines and pax, this is a bad choice.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by KCPowercat » Sun May 20, 2018 10:09 pm

Why would the name of the terminal hurt new flights?

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by normalthings » Sun May 20, 2018 10:17 pm

KCPowercat wrote:Why would the name of the terminal hurt new flights?
Because no one knows where Martin Luther King JR Airport is.

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by KCPowercat » Sun May 20, 2018 10:28 pm

They are only recommending naming the new terminal, not the airport...it's still a bad idea
A citizens group voiced strong support Sunday for naming Kansas City's new airport terminal

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by WoodDraw » Sun May 20, 2018 11:23 pm

Omg no. This is the worst idea.

Do we not have any local figure here?

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by brewcrew1000 » Mon May 21, 2018 8:00 am

ldai_phs wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:Why would the name of the terminal hurt new flights?
Because no one knows where Martin Luther King JR Airport is.
What common people from outside areas even know where these airports area?

John Wayne Airport
Bob Hope Airport
Ted Stevens Airport
Ronald Reagan Airport
General Mitchell Airport
Logan Airport
Hobby Airport

They still use the city name on the tv monitors in the airport
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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by flyingember » Mon May 21, 2018 8:41 am

brewcrew1000 wrote:
ldai_phs wrote:
KCPowercat wrote:Why would the name of the terminal hurt new flights?
Because no one knows where Martin Luther King JR Airport is.
What common people from outside areas there even know where these airports area?

John Wayne Airport
Bob Hope Airport
Ted Stevens Airport
Ronald Reagan Airport
General Mitchell Airport
Logan Airport
Hobby Airport

They still use the city name on the tv monitors in the airport
Without looking- (honestly)

John Wayne Airport- OKC?
Bob Hope Airport
Ted Stevens Airport- Somewhere in Alaska based on the guy
Ronald Reagan Airport- Washington DC (they use the name to keep it unique from the other airport)
General Mitchell Airport
Logan Airport- It's international. Nashville?
Hobby Airport- Houston (they use both names to keep it separate from the other one, Bush Intl?)

I checked after I answered. I actually flew into one that I got wrong...

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Re: We need a new airport!!!

Post by brewcrew1000 » Mon May 21, 2018 9:21 am

OKC actually has one named after a guy but its Will Rogers

This airport name change to MLK makes no sense though because he not from here, never really visited KC and the common theme in funky named airports is that all those people have made an impact in those cities.

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