The City Council approved a measure Thursday that extends for three years the existing leases with Southwest and the other airlines at Kansas City International Airport.
The City Council approved a measure Thursday that extends for three years the existing leases with Southwest and the other airlines at Kansas City International Airport. File photo by David Pulliam dpulliam@kcstar.com
The City Council approved a measure Thursday that extends for three years the existing leases with Southwest and the other airlines at Kansas City International Airport. File photo by David Pulliam dpulliam@kcstar.com

Council approves extension of KCI’s airline leases while airport’s future is debated

January 26, 2017 05:26 PM

UPDATED January 30, 2017 10:38 PM

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