Cars for Sale in Wichita, Kansas
Wichita, Kansas began as a trading post on the Chisholm Trail in the 1860s. Today, it is the largest city in Kansas and the state's center for culture, media, and trade. The most prominent events in the area are the Wichita River Festival, the Wichita Black Arts Festival, and the Tallgrass Film Festival, along with several aviation-related events and renaissance fairs. The Century II Convention Hall in downtown Wichita has performances by the Music Theater of Wichita, the Wichita Grand Opera, and the Wichita Orchestra regularly.
Aviation manufacturing is the dominant industry in Wichita. Wichita is the nation's leading city in aircraft production. The city also has a large healthcare industry, employing around 30,000 people. The two largest privately owned companies, Cargill and Koch Industries, both operate headquarters in Wichita.
Three professional sports teams are based in Wichita, the Wichita Thunder ice hockey team, the Wichita Force indoor soccer team, and the Wichita Wingnuts baseball team. There are also three universities with their main campuses in Wichita, the largest being Wichita State University. The Wichita Eagle began publication in 1872 and is the most widely distributed paper in Kansas. Wichita also has the largest airport in the state, the Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport, as well as several private airports.
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