First, Representative Sam Graves has made it clear, time and again, that tearing down our existing airport only to throw it away and build a new one is absurd. Here is his website from last August:
Then, last week, Southwest Airlines--our biggest tenant at the airport right now--came out squarely, publicly against the costs of the new
Then, today, I saw this little YouTube video from our own one-and-the-same KCPT and their Kansas City Week in Review show. It's loaded with not just cautions but good to great reasons Kansas City shouldn't--and even likely won't--tear down our current airport, only to build a new, extremely expensive new one:
God, I loved that.
Seems as though common sense and fiscal responsibility is going to prevail after all.
But stay tuned.