K.C.-area airport agency strives to spur growth for commerce center, short line

Informally known as the New Century AirCenter Railroad, JCAX operates 6.5 miles of track, serves eight customers and interchanges with BNSF in Olathe, Kansas. Johnson County Airport Commission

Johnson County (Kansas) Airport Commission is advancing a plan to expand the New Century Commerce Center, a plan that involves giving a short line's brand a boost. “Rail is a valuable commodity in Kansas City,” says Aaron Otto, the agency's executive director.


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