[KAAO]

KAAO Colonel James Jabara Airport (600 acres) Wichita, KS Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KBEC] 3 S ; [1K1] 5 E ; [KCEA] 6 S ; [KIAB] 8 S ;(ave. distance: 6 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 104 (56 single-props, 28 multi-props, … Continue reading

[KICT]

Wichita Mid-Continent Airport is the largest and busiest airport in the state of Kansas. Historically, the Wichita area is the American heartland for aircraft manufacturing. The area is proudly marketed as the ‘Air Capital of the World’. The airport sits … Continue reading

[KBEC]

KBEC Beech Factory Airport (1,280 acres) Wichita, KS Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [KCEA] 3 SW ; [KAAO] 3 N ; [KIAB] 5 SW ; [3AU] 7 E ;(ave. distance: 5 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 77 (21 single-props, 29 multi-props) (10 … Continue reading

[KEWK]

KEWK Newton City/County Airport (635 acres) Newton, KS Four Nearby Instrument Airports: [1K1] 19 SE ; [47K] 14 NW ; [KAAO] 19 S ; [KBEC] 22 S ;(ave. distance: 19 nm) Total Based Aircraft: 111 (90 single-props, 14 multi-props, 1 … Continue reading

A Closer Look at the Wrong-Airport Landing at Jabara

Last November, one of the largest cargo aircraft in the world impacted the ground on the flat plains of Kansas. ATC had cleared the flight to land at the McConnell Air Force Base, roughly eight miles further south from where … Continue reading