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Work Begins on Headhouse Ceiling

Construction crews are taking their work to new heights in the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal’s check in hall — just over 60 feet high, in fact. With work underway on painting, hardware, and...

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Glass Boarding Bridges – Interior View

The 39 glass-sided Passenger Boarding Bridges (PBBs) recently began to arrive for the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal. Used to board and deplane passengers on aircraft, the bridges are manufactured in the U.S. and...

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Cable Installation Underway

When complete, the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal will have 2.2 million feet of Cat 6 data cable running throughout the facility. That’s enough cable to cover the flying distance, roughly 417 miles, between...

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Glass Boarding Bridges Installed – Video

The first three KCI Airport New Terminal glass Passenger Boarding Bridges are now attached to the terminal They will provide a unique perspective inside and out. They feel bright, open and are climate-controlled for Kansas...

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First Glass Boarding Bridges Arrive

The KCI Airport New Terminal glass passenger boarding bridges are here! JBT AeroTech-made glass bridges will give behind-the-scenes views while boarding. Climate-controlled for Kansas City heat and cold, the bridges will add to the terminal’s...

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Work Progresses on Baggage Handling System

Installation is underway on the “back-of-house” carousels for the outbound baggage portion of the KCI Airport New Terminal’s baggage handling system. The system will manage more than 2,600 outbound bags per hour.

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Terrazzo Installation Reaches Halfway Mark

Terrazzo installation in the New Terminal at Kansas City International Airport is nearing 50 percent completion. Much of the flooring will be off white, with flecks of color picking up the hemlock wood ceilings and...

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Three-Year Time Lapse Video

March 25, 2022 is the 3rd anniversary of the KCI Airport New Terminal groundbreaking. We thank the community for all of the support and the Build KCI workers who have kept the project on time...

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Baggage System Nearing Completion

Installation of the Kansas City International Airport New Terminal’s baggage handling system is now 75% complete. Additionally, inspection and testing of the more than two and a half miles of the system’s conveying equipment are...

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