Those of us who live in Platte County but not within the city limits of Kansas City are simply spectators in this election.
“After 9/11, the security wall was constructed in the center of each 72-foot-wide terminal which means 11 million passengers last year moved through 36-foot wide corridors pre-security checkpoint and post-security checkpoint,” she points out.
The new airport would also allow mean “airlines have room to grow,” Stephens said.
No one knows this better than Alicia Stephens, executive director of the Platte County Economic Development Council. Hotels are here due to KCI as well as the Overhaul Base,” Stephens told Landmark reporter Valerie Verkamp this week.
“KCI is an economic development driver in Platte County. Jobs will also be created by the construction process.
“Jobs, jobs, jobs, which will equal more economic impact for the region,” Stephens added.
“KCI has served the region well for 40 years but it is time for improvements,” says Stephens, and I agree.Email Ivan Foley at [email protected], follow him on Twitter @ivanfoley, and find him on Facebook, Snapchat, Instagram and You Tube)I’m ready for a hard freeze to get rid of the outdoor allergens floating around in the air, wreaking havoc on many of us.Landmark office manager Cindy Rinehart says she’s ready for a freeze to rid the outdoors of oak mites.Folks are legitimately worried about the convenience aspect of KCI going away with the proposed switch to a single terminal.The last few times I’ve flown out of KCI, I’ve found myself standing in a long, long line heading into the security checkpoint and asked myself: “What’s so convenient about this?For the past week the Astros and Los Angeles Dodgers have been engrossed in a wild and woolly World Series that will be decided tonight (Wednesday) in Game 7. I won’t recap it here because the craziness of a 13-12 slugfest would take too many column inches. ****** Have you ever seen a crop of bullpen pitchers on a World Series team as bad as the relief pitchers on the Houston Astros? There seemed to be a lack of places I was supposed to be, which almost never happens.