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So is there still 4,500 sf of "lounge" space available on the main floor in B node? Delta is taking 11k sf. but that's a floor higher.

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KCPowercat wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:54 pm
So is there still 4,500 sf of "lounge" space available on the main floor in B node? Delta is taking 11k sf. but that's a floor higher.
Isn't that the uso?

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WoodDraw wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:55 pm
KCPowercat wrote:
Mon Nov 15, 2021 4:54 pm
So is there still 4,500 sf of "lounge" space available on the main floor in B node? Delta is taking 11k sf. but that's a floor higher.
Isn't that the uso?
From what I remember the USO will be in head-house, or just barely on A concourse, they tend to be pre security.
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Suspect this will be one of our big infrastructure federal bids.

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Garage Glass Installation Begins
Shingled glass installation is underway on the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal parking garage with more than 100 pieces installed to date. The average weight of each piece is 1,600 pounds, with some of the larger pieces weighing in at just under a ton. Click on the images to view larger.
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Moving Walkways Installed
Treads are being installed on the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal’s four moving walkways in the connector between the concourses. Each of the walkways’ 1,000 – 1,200 treads are installed by hand. When complete, they will move at a pace of 100 feet per minute, which will transport standing travelers at 1.4 miles per hour and walking passengers at approximately 2.24 miles per hour. Moving walkway protocol is stand on right, walk on left! Of course, travelers have the option to walk on their own in the center of the connector. At the halfway point of the connector there will be a break in the walkways into an open area. This space will feature a display outlining the history of the airport property, aviation in Kansas City and of the airport itself. Click on the photos to view larger.
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It's so fun getting a real airport!

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KCPowercat wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:23 am
It's so fun getting a real airport!
*cue GRID coming at you now telling you how it’s not a real airport and every other city including has this, and how Indianapolis airport is so much more advanced than ours it even has a fire-breathing dragon at the front of theirs

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AlkaliAxel wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:05 pm
KCPowercat wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:23 am
It's so fun getting a real airport!
*cue GRID coming at you now telling you how it’s not a real airport and every other city including has this, and how Indianapolis airport is so much more advanced than ours it even has a fire-breathing dragon at the front of theirs
IND would have a better airport if security was BEFORE concessions and not the other way around. The overly large head house and putting concessions before security were big misses in my book.

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AlkaliAxel wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:05 pm
KCPowercat wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:23 am
It's so fun getting a real airport!
*cue GRID coming at you now telling you how it’s not a real airport and every other city including has this, and how Indianapolis airport is so much more advanced than ours it even has a fire-breathing dragon at the front of theirs
I guess you don't actually comprehend my posts. I have always supported the new terminal 100% and am excited that KC will actually have a functioning modern airport terminal. That said, it absolutely will be a bare bones "economy" terminal. Maybe there is nothing wrong with that, but most new airport terminals around the USA and the World do try to go that extra mile to build something special and memorable.

The most memorable thing about the new KCI is that it will function like a normal airport should function and have even the most basic amenities that frequent travelers are used to in nearly any mid to major sized airport in the world. And that's okay. But I was just hoping for more. No big deal though.

You know it's okay to be down to earth and realistic about things and not always sound like a member of the chamber of commerce.
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GRID is generally right with the airport. The "game-changer" is just getting back to something close to average. Same thing with hotel construction downtown and a number of other topics, we are just getting back up to average. That is why it is dangerous that many are saying we need to slow or stop building when all we have done is get back to something remotely close to average.

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GRID wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:05 pm
AlkaliAxel wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:05 pm
KCPowercat wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 11:23 am
It's so fun getting a real airport!
*cue GRID coming at you now telling you how it’s not a real airport and every other city including has this, and how Indianapolis airport is so much more advanced than ours it even has a fire-breathing dragon at the front of theirs
I guess you don't actually comprehend my posts. I have always supported the new terminal 100% and am excited that KC will actually have a functioning modern airport terminal. That said, it absolutely will be a bare bones "economy" terminal. Maybe there is nothing wrong with that, but most new airport terminals around the USA and the World do try to go that extra mile to build something special and memorable.

The most memorable thing about the new KCI is that it will function like a normal airport should function and have even the most basic amenities that frequent travelers are used to in nearly any mid to major sized airport in the world. And that's okay. But I was just hoping for more. No big deal though.

You know it's okay to be down to earth and realistic about things and not always sound like a member of the chamber of commerce.
I actually do prefer to be a chamber of commerce hack lol. I’m sorry.

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AlkaliAxel wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:50 pm
GRID wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:05 pm
AlkaliAxel wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 1:05 pm


*cue GRID coming at you now telling you how it’s not a real airport and every other city including has this, and how Indianapolis airport is so much more advanced than ours it even has a fire-breathing dragon at the front of theirs
I guess you don't actually comprehend my posts. I have always supported the new terminal 100% and am excited that KC will actually have a functioning modern airport terminal. That said, it absolutely will be a bare bones "economy" terminal. Maybe there is nothing wrong with that, but most new airport terminals around the USA and the World do try to go that extra mile to build something special and memorable.

The most memorable thing about the new KCI is that it will function like a normal airport should function and have even the most basic amenities that frequent travelers are used to in nearly any mid to major sized airport in the world. And that's okay. But I was just hoping for more. No big deal though.

You know it's okay to be down to earth and realistic about things and not always sound like a member of the chamber of commerce.
I actually do prefer to be a chamber of commerce hack lol. I’m sorry.
Yes, I know. It's all good. Nothing wrong with that.

But it's also good to be honest about reality sometimes or you leave little reason to actually improve.

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GRID wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 8:23 pm
AlkaliAxel wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 5:50 pm
GRID wrote:
Thu Nov 25, 2021 2:05 pm


I guess you don't actually comprehend my posts. I have always supported the new terminal 100% and am excited that KC will actually have a functioning modern airport terminal. That said, it absolutely will be a bare bones "economy" terminal. Maybe there is nothing wrong with that, but most new airport terminals around the USA and the World do try to go that extra mile to build something special and memorable.

The most memorable thing about the new KCI is that it will function like a normal airport should function and have even the most basic amenities that frequent travelers are used to in nearly any mid to major sized airport in the world. And that's okay. But I was just hoping for more. No big deal though.

You know it's okay to be down to earth and realistic about things and not always sound like a member of the chamber of commerce.
I actually do prefer to be a chamber of commerce hack lol. I’m sorry.
Yes, I know. It's all good. Nothing wrong with that.

But it's also good to be honest about reality sometimes or you leave little reason to actually improve.
To be honest I don’t know what the new KCI will be like compared to other airports because I haven’t been in new KCI yet, however I genuinely believe no matter what as long as we have a solid good airport we’re fine. For airports, I think as long as you hit a certain threshold, then you’re set, and getting “more amenities” at an airport at that point isn’t gonna impact thing that much more.

The problem is we hadn’t even been hitting the threshold.

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I travel a lot, and airports are very functional. I almost can’t describe any airport that I’ve been in.

I actually think our new terminal is more clever than most with the city market concept.

So far I’m a fan of the art too.

I think it’s time to let the “ it’s basic af” criticism go. It’s going to be a nice airport by us standards.

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What exactly are we not being honest about?

Agreed wood. This will be above average airport for the type of airport it is (non hub mid sized city) wtf is the concern everybody has?

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WoodDraw wrote:
Fri Nov 26, 2021 4:35 am
I travel a lot, and airports are very functional. I almost can’t describe any airport that I’ve been in.

I actually think our new terminal is more clever than most with the city market concept.

So far I’m a fan of the art too.

I think it’s time to let the “ it’s basic af” criticism go. It’s going to be a nice airport by us standards.
The problem is that it's not $1,000,000,000+ nice.. which is its price tag. Why are we paying over a billion dollars for a basic, economic, small airport? That's the criticism. We should be getting something substantially nicer.

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I don't think that is a common criticism at all. what does "substantially nicer" even mean?

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