Kansas City Downtown Airport

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Kansas City Downtown Airport, also known as Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport, is an airport in Kansas City, Missouri, Clay County, Missouri. Its IATA Airport Code is MKC.

This airport was Kansas City's first, and was dedicated in 1927 by Charles Lindbergh. Until 1972 (when Kansas City International Airport opened), Downtown was Kansas City's home for commercial aviation. Today, the airport is used chiefly for corporate and recreational aviation. Its location just north of the downtown business center provides excellent highway access.

It is home to the Airline History Museum.

Airport services

The airport is located on 695 acres (2.8 km²), at an elevation of 759 ft (231 m) MSL, and consists of two runways, runway 01-19 and runway 03-21. The airport operates 24 hours a day. Fuel and ground support are available from Executive Beechcraft and AeroCentre. The airport is controlled by an FAA control tower.

External links

AirNav site for Kansas City Downtown Airport (http://www.airnav.com/airport/MKC)
Kansas City Aviation Department (http://www.flykci.com/downtown.cfm)

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