Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (formerly Wichita Mid-Continent Airport) (Guide)

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport is a public, commercial airport that is located within 7 miles (11 km) west of downtown Wichita, in Kansas. The airport codes: IATA: ICT, ICAO: KICT, FAA LID: ICT. The ICT airport is the main manufacturing plant, a Bombardier service center (for Learjet and other business jet-aircrafts), the site of the Cessna headquarters.

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Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport (formerly Wichita Mid-Continent Airport) (Guide)

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport is a public, commercial airport that is located within 7 miles (11 km) west of downtown Wichita, in Kansas. The airport codes: IATA: ICT, ICAO: KICT, FAA LID: ICT. The ICT airport is the main manufacturing plant, a Bombardier service center (for Learjet and other business jet-aircrafts), the site of the Cessna headquarters.

The Wichita airport is owned by the city of Wichita and operated via Wichita Airport Authority. It serves the Southern Kansas region.

The airport is known by its former name - Mid-Continent Airport and is also referred to as Eisenhower National Airport. Concerning its current IATA code - ICT, it indicates the nickname for the city.

Capacity

Wichita airport is the busiest and largest airport in the state of Kansas. ICT covers around 3,248 acres (1,314 ha) and holds three runways.

According to Annual Passenger Traffic statistics, ICT served around 1,749,906 passengers in 2019. Besides, ICT managed around 105,465 total aircraft operations, along with 28,758 cargo tonnage.

Brief History

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport was formerly named - Wichita Mid-Continent Airport. On March 31, 2015, the city of Wichita decided to change the name of the airport, but the official change occurred later on November 13, 2014, with the help of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). One year after, the new terminal of the ICT airport established on June 3, 2015.

Wichita National airport is named after Dwight Eisenhower, who was the 34th President of the United States from 1953-1961s.

Airlines and Destinations

Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower Airport provides 13 non-stop destinations and flights on seven leading airlines, including:

ICT Airlines offer the following destinations: Denver, Orlando, Seattle, Los Angeles, Atlanta, Minneapolis, Chicago, Las Vegas, Houston, Dallas, Destin, Phoenix, and St. Louis.

Besides, ICT manages Cargo services via FedEx Express and UPS Airlines.

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