Supporters claimed that the new airport "wouldn't cost residents a dime" but not the place is pretty much running off taxpayer backed federal stimulus like the rest of the nation right now.
"Kansas City International Airport will receive more than $43 million in emergency federal aid to help maintain operations in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis. The grants are fully funded by the federal government, eliminating a local cost-share requirement, according to a Tuesday release . . ."