TKC EXCLUSIVE!!! INSIDER: KANSAS CITY SINGLE-TERMINAL SCHEME MIGHT BE THWARTED BY REGIONAL COMPETITION!!!
An inconvenient fact for Kansas City airport single terminal advocates to consider . . .
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Money quote from an insider . . .
"As the SaveKCI blog and the Friends of KCI have said for months, the regional jet threat to KCI is bigger than the lack of an Applebees or dripping faucet. With 1000+ people in JoCo flying to Chicago every day, anyone who thinks that New Century in Olathe is not thinking about this same thing is nuts. So when flights drop by 10-30% at KCI because they are flying regional jets out of Olathe, who will pay for the new terminal? Northlanders, WyCo and Jackson County."
Sadly, the way this is going to get played is that bigger is better and instead of working SMARTER . . . Our local political elite are blundering ahead to ruin the airport.
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