Consultants, airline officials and others examining the future of Kansas City International Airport have reached a conclusion: Building a new terminal would be less expensive than bringing the current terminals there up to modern needs.
That’s because gutting and rebuilding two terminals would have to follow federal security guidelines, change how passenger waiting rooms are laid out and upgrade KCI’s infrastructure.
Still, the recent report does not end the furor over what will happen at KCI. The City Council is asking more questions aimed at getting to the best possible plan, which likely won’t go to voters until 2017.
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