As reported in a Kansas City Area Development Council post, Kansas City opened its new one-million-square-foot terminal last month. The new $1.5 billion single Kansas City International (MCI) terminal is the largest infrastructure project in Kansas City’s history.
Among other arrivals, the new terminal will welcome visitors to the NFL Draft to be held in Kansas City April 27-29.
The new Kansas City terminal received national media attention, generating 42 articles with an audience reach of over 1 billion.
A few of the top media highlights included:
Associated Press News: "Kansas City to open new $1.5 billion airport on Feb. 28," appeared January 31, 2023.
Bloomberg: "Kansas City’s $1.5 Billion Airport Renovation Spurs Hopes for Business Boom," appeared February 27, 2023.
Condé Nast Traveler: "Kansas City's New Airport Terminal Is a Glimpse at the Future of Air Travel," appeared February 27, 2023.
Fast Company: "Fear of flying? This flight experience simulator at the KC airport could help," appeared February 22, 2023.
Route Fifty: "Kansas City Hopes Its New 'Inclusive' Terminal Will Bring More Flights and Visitors," appeared February 10, 2023.
Stuck at the Airport: "Kansas City is Winning it. On the Field & at the Airport," appeared February 12, 2023.
Thrillist: "Take a Look Inside the Kansas City Airport's Brand New Terminal," appeared February 27, 2023.
Travel Weekly: "Opening day nears for Kansas City's new airport terminal," appeared February 25, 2023