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Progress Continues on Exterior Courtyard

The north side of the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport will have an exterior courtyard which will pay tribute to the original 3-terminal design. The courtyard will feature seating, a fountain and beautiful...

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Exterior Landscaping Takes Shape

Landscaping installation is underway on the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport, including low-mow, native turf grasses that will reduce water use, lower maintenance needs and hint at the rolling prairies of the Kansas...

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Willie Cole “Ornithology” Public Artwork Installed

On October 24, crews installed additional public art that will be seen by millions of people each year in the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport. “Ornithology” by Willie Cole consists of twelve, larger-than-life...

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October 2022 Progress Video

The New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport is REALLY coming along! Please check out all of the recent progress in our latest video. It shows numerous areas throughout the New Terminal where the team...

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Deluge System Testing Underway

The Build KCI team recently completed testing of the deluge system, a portion of the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal’s overall fire suppression system. The deluge system acts as a protective shield in the...

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BBQ Smokers Arrive on Construction Site

Two new 2,400-lb. smokers were recently delivered to the New Terminal construction site. The smokers will be installed in the Kansas City Barbecue Experience, an 8,000 square foot competition-BBQ-themed restaurant located in Concourse B. An...

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Charging Stations Installation Begins

Departure lounge seating and charging stations have arrived at the Build KCI site. The high-top tables are fitted with outlets, USB ports, and wireless charging pads, and will be found throughout the New Terminal at...

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Terrazzo Work Nears the Finish Line

As progress continues on the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal’s terrazzo flooring, crews have begun the process of installing carborundum strips at all elevation changes. The addition of these strips improves traction on the...

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Back of House Spaces Get Final Touches

Finishes and furniture installation are underway in the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal’s “back of house” airline operations spaces. These spaces, including break areas, locker rooms, and offices, are located on the facility’s lower...

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