Wichita: The Air Capital of the World
The largest city in Kansas, Wichita is home to just under 400,000 people. Nicknamed the Air Capital of the World, Wichita is historically noted for its large presence of aviation and aeronautical companies. At one point in the late 1880s, a booming cattle industry gave Wichita the distinction of being America’s fastest-growing city. Today, Wichita is known for its dense suburban feel, abundance of excellent schools, and job opportunities with local corporations like Koch Industries and Spirit AeroSystems. Wichita residents also enjoy countless annual events, which include the Grub and Groove Festival, ICT Bloktoberfest, Wichita Asian Festival, Wichita Open, Zoobilee, and many others. Plus, Wichita is a reasonable drive from both Kansas City and Oklahoma City, so residents can embark on an exciting day trip whenever the mood strikes. For comfortable and convenient suburban living, come home to Wichita!