Kansas City, Mo. — A modern, new single terminal will soon take shape at Kansas City International Airport. On the heels of the City Council’s 11-1 vote in support of moving forward with the $1.5 billion project, the Kansas City Aviation Department and Edgemoor Infrastructure & Real Estate announced plans for a groundbreaking celebration on March 25.

The New Terminal’s groundbreaking celebration will be a watershed moment in the life of the long-awaited project and will serve to kick start critical construction activities, including interior demolition of Terminal A, as well as important project-related programs and services designed to strengthen local small businesses, grow the workforce of the future, and eliminate barriers to building a career in construction.

At 39 gates, and just over 1 million square feet, the New Terminal is the largest infrastructure project in Kansas City’s history and will have a profound and lasting economic impact on the region in form of new jobs, opportunities for local and small businesses, and a first-class traveler experience for airport users. The project is projected to generate up to 5,000 construction-related jobs. Additional details regarding the March 25 groundbreaking celebration will be made available at www.FlyKCI.com and www.kci-edgemoor.com in the coming weeks.