March 5, 2006 - Posted at 12:17 p.m. CST
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) _ Major construction begins tomorrow at
Kansas City's downtown airport.
The work at the 79-year-old Wheeler Downtown Airport is expected
to shut down 60 percent of the air traffic for about three months.
The airport will be closed to all jets but will remain open to
single-engine and light twin-engine planes.
The 70 million dollar project will lengthen the runway and
create new hangars, among other efforts.
Airport officials say Wheeler is one of the busiest corporate
aviation airports in the country.