Airline Terminal Building Concept 670320

As a result of the planning effort for the new Mid-Continent International Airport at Kansas City, Mo., a concept of terminal design known as the “gate arrival” scheme has emerged. It provides a practical approach to terminal-complex design concept which: allows air passengers to alight from ground transportation virtually at the entrance to appropriate gate hold areas, and to depart by the same short routes; marries aircraft and automobile parking; and sharply reduces car to aircraft walking distance.


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