SPECIAL REPORT: Up in the air, the future of KCI

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — For years, the community has debated making major changes to Kansas City International airport and next week voters will decide on whether the city will get a new airport. 

In a special report, 41 Action News spoke with people on both sides of the issue and looked at the impact a new terminal could have on Kansas City. Watch the video above for the full report or click on one of the stories below for a specific topic.

Extended coverage:

Timeline: How we got to the KCI vote

KCMO Mayor: KC deserves first-class airport

Downtown airport offers perspective for KCI

Some worry KCI redevelopment won't pay off

Edgemoor explains plans for KCI

Voters head to the polls on Nov. 7 to make their decision. The project is estimated to cost $1 billion and will be funded by airlines and airport revenue. No tax money will be used.

See approved ballot language for KCI terminal development

Proponents claim a new airport will stimulate Kansas City's economy and improve the experience for travelers, while opponents say a new terminal is an unnecessary risk. 

If approved, the city has selected Edgemoor to build the new single-terminal airport. That company battled out with many others to win the bid, most notably Burns & McDonnell, JLL and AECOM. 

Previous coverage:

What is Edgemoor planning for KCI?

Another conflict of interest claim further tangles KCI design selection

Breaking down the bid process for new KCI terminal

Surrounding communities weigh in on new KCI terminal

Original KCI designer: ‘It is time to build a new airport'

Makeshift underground gutter is 'indicator of problems to come' at KCI

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