Crews tow a United Airlines Airbus A319 to the passenger gates at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport in 2016. United and its regional carriers have seen a decline in the number of passengers flying out of Wichita, and it’s not clear whether its high fares to Denver and cheaper flights from Salina are part of the cause.
Crews tow a United Airlines Airbus A319 to the passenger gates at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport in 2016. United and its regional carriers have seen a decline in the number of passengers flying out of Wichita, and it’s not clear whether its high fares to Denver and cheaper flights from Salina are part of the cause. Jerry Siebenmark File photo
Crews tow a United Airlines Airbus A319 to the passenger gates at Wichita Eisenhower National Airport in 2016. United and its regional carriers have seen a decline in the number of passengers flying out of Wichita, and it’s not clear whether its high fares to Denver and cheaper flights from Salina are part of the cause. Jerry Siebenmark File photo

Why is it so expensive to fly from Wichita to Denver?

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  • McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A Pegusus

    McConnell Air Force Base held a ribbon cutting ceremony Monday to signify completing the preparation for the arrival of the KC-46A Pegusus. After three years, 16 projects, more than 23 million pounds of steel and $267 million, McConnell stands ready to accept the KC-46A and lead the way for the future of air refueling. (Video by Fernando Salazar/The Wichita Eagle/Oct. 16, 2017)