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Cargo & Charter Airline Selects Kansas City for New Headquarters

by Laura Patriquin | Feb 21, 2024

Congratulations to our partners in Kansas City, Missouri, on Eastern Airlines’ plans to establish its new headquarters at 11500 Ambassador in Platte County near the Kansas City International Airport. The HQ will create 165 jobs with an average salary of $96,000 and will represent a $4.7 million capital investment.

The Kansas City Area Development Council was proud to partner with the following organizations in attracting Eastern Airlines to the KC region:

State of Missouri

Missouri Department of Economic Development

City of Kansas City, Missouri

Economic Development Corporation of Kansas City Missouri

Kansas City Aviation Department

Platte County Economic Development Council





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