Kansas City Council member Jolie Justus (second from left) leads the Airport Committee, which needs to methodically review plans to build a new KCI terminal.
Kansas City Council member Jolie Justus (second from left) leads the Airport Committee, which needs to methodically review plans to build a new KCI terminal. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com
Kansas City Council member Jolie Justus (second from left) leads the Airport Committee, which needs to methodically review plans to build a new KCI terminal. Joe Ledford jledford@kcstar.com

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  • The existing KCI can't be made secure for a post-9/11 world

    While the current KCI is not regarded as a security risk, officials say an airport designed in the early 1970s was not built for the security requirements of today.