New Web Site Launched for Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport

The Kansas City Aviation Department today unveiled its new website for the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport to give corporate, charter and recreational flyers the information they need in real-time.

The new site, www.flymkc.com, offers instant access to information on weather conditions, self fueling options and pricing, runway specifications, hangar rentals, and terminal services, air traffic control frequencies, maps, weather, aviation links and more. The web address flymkc.com, alludes to the international airport code for the airport, “MKC.”

“We are committed to developing an advanced yet user-friendly website for Downtown Airport’s aviation community to enhance our customers’ experiences,” stated Joe McBride, marketing and communications manager of the Kansas City Aviation Department.

Kuhn & Wittenborn Advertising of Kansas City, Mo., partnered with Digital Evolution Group of Overland Park, Kan. to design and program the new website. The objective was to create the first ever, stand-alone website presence for the Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport that will be quicker and easier to navigate for the commercial and private jet industry.

Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport has also recently undergone approximately $70 million in improvements to enhance operations, safety and efficiency of the 80 year-old facility. This includes new terminal and hangar facilities, new meeting facilities, new taxiways, and a self-serve “AvGas” fueling station.

The Kansas City Airport System is an Enterprise Fund Department of the City of Kansas City, Mo., and is supported wholly by airport user charges. No general tax fund revenues are used for the administration, promotion, operation, or maintenance of the airports in the system. Visit www.flykci.com and www.flymkc.com for more information. Find us on Twitter and Facebook.

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