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KCI Easy For Thanksgiving Travelers

Travel from KCI the day before Thanksgiving; relatively stress-free.Photo by Laura Ziegler

By Laura Ziegler


Kansas City, Missouri – While airline industry officials nationally expect a drop in the number of people flying this holiday season, that's not supposed to be the case at KCI. The Kansas Aviation Department say almost 400 thousand will be travelling through the Kansas City airport this holiday season.

As the Thanksgiving holiday weekend began,most said their experiences were good, that lines were not long, and that the delays were much shorter than they'd expected.

Spokesman Joe McBcride says the Sunday and Monday after Thanksgiving are typically the most crowded travel days. He says even though Kansas City may have an efficient airport, allow plenty of time,and be prepared if you're flying out; "make sure to have your i.d. and boarding pass, and your liquids and gels in a plastic bag, in airline size small containers."

McBride also says make reservations early for December, as airlines have cut back on flights .

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