Flashback: New KCI Promises Future Tech

Kudos to community news for putting the new airport in context. 

Back in 1972 the designers of the current airport dreamed of a better day and the expansion of international and even interstellar transit. 

Meanwhile . . .

The current airport is mostly a rigged corporate scheme that herds people around like cattle in a cheap, smallish facility filled with mediocre art.  

Still, here's an inspiring old school quote . . .

"As pictured on this promotional postcard for the new airport, KCI was also built with runways long enough and maintenance facilities big enough to handle the new SST airliners. Supersonic transport was all the rage at the height of the space race and airlines were at the forefront bringing that technology directly to the public’s doorstep."

Read more via www.TonysKansasCity.com link . . .

Drive to your gate at the new KCI

Michael Bushnell Northeast News Fifty years ago this month, on November 11, 1972, Kansas City International Airport opened for the first time, ushering in a new concept in air travel called "Drive to your Gate."