Eisenhower National Airport

May 26, 2019 - 12:37 pm
Through Monday morning in Wichita, Eisenhower National Airport has received 12.59" for the month of May. The wettest May in Wichita weather history is 2008, with 13.14" of rain recorded. The wettest month ever in Wichita is June 1923, with 14.43" of precipitation. More rain is in the forecast on...
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Steve McIntosh
April 18, 2019 - 5:39 am
Airfares at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport dropped 4 percent in fourth quarter 2018 compared to fourth quarter 2017, while the national average fare increased 1 percent. That's according to a report from Valerie Wise, Air Service & Marketing Manager. Wichita’s average fare was $390.16,...
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April 15, 2019 - 11:21 pm
Authorities with the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) discovered a loaded firearm at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport Monday. The gun, a 9mm Ruger loaded with five rounds, was detected by an agent during x-ray screening at the security screening checkpoint. The Wichita...
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KSN News
February 24, 2019 - 11:29 am
An airport emergency was declared at Eisenhower National Sunday morning. It happened before 11 a.m., when an inbound aircraft with a crew of two reported their nose gear was partially down. The plane landed at 11:10 a.m., with all landing gear collapsing. The crew was able to exit the small plane...
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Steve McIntosh
January 04, 2019 - 4:39 am
Wichita's Eisenhower National Airport is a busy place. Wichita Director of Airports Victor White tells KNSS News passenger counts have increased every year since Eisenhower opened. He says November passenger count was the "best ever" ... up 5% over last year, at more than 145,000 passngers. Through...
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October 11, 2018 - 5:28 am
The Transportation Security Administration announced that two inert grenades were discovered in luggage at Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport in Wichita. The grenades were found on Sep. 27th, one in a carry-on bag the other in a checked bag. According to the TSA, 91 firearms were found in carry-on bags...
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Ted Woodward
February 12, 2018 - 2:13 pm
A somewhat unusual arrest was made at about 10:00 a.m. Sunday in the west part of Wichita, near Eisenhower National Airport. A man reported to authorities that an aircraft jet-blast had caused damage to someone's nearby property. Authorities arrested a 51-year-old man at a business address in the...
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