Environmental Services Program

Kansas City International Airport

Site Operator: Missouri Department of Natural Resources' Environmental Services Program

Pollutants Monitored: Ozone (O3), Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2), Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)


Ozone (O3)

Updated: Only historical data shown below. Site has been discontinued.

National Ambient Air Monitoring Standard:

8-hour Standard
The three-year average of the fourth highest daily maximum 8-hour average must not be greater than .08 ppm (parts per million). Data reported in three decimal places must be rounded to two decimal places.

1-hour Standard 1970 to 1997-no longer applies to any area in Missouri.
A one-hour average of 0.12 ppm (parts per million).

Exceedances allowed without a violation being recorded:
The term exceedance does not apply to the 8-hour standard. The three-year average is used to determine designation of attainment or non-attainment.

Disclaimer: Yearly and quarterly data shown below has been subject to data review and validation procedures by the reporting agency. Monthly data and data shown graphically is raw, unreviewed and unvalidated data.

Ozone (O3)

The units for all averages in this chart are parts per million.
Year Number of Days
Over Standard
Maximum
1-Hour Average
Maximum
8-Hour Average
Fourth Maximum
8-Hour Average
1993 0 .101 not available not available
1994 0 .103 not available not available
1995 1 .126 not available not available
1996 0 .100 not available not available
1997 1 .128 not available not available
1998 1 .134 not available not available
1999 0 .092 not available not available
2000 1 .130 not available not available
2001 0 .113 not available not available
2002 4 .112 .092 .085
2003 1 .109 .092 .077
2004 0 0.087 .073 .070
2005 4 0.114 .093 .086
2005 (Site Shut Down Late 2005)


Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)

Updated: Only historical data shown below. Site has been discontinued.

National Ambient Air Monitoring Standard: An annual average of 0.053 ppm (parts per million).

Exceedances allowed without a violation being recorded: None.

Disclaimer: Yearly and quarterly data shown below has been subject to data review and validation procedures by the reporting agency. Monthly data and data shown graphically is raw, unreviewed and unvalidated data.

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2)

The units for all averages in this chart are parts per million.
Year Number of
Exceedances
Annual
Average
Maximum
1-Hour Average
1993 0 .005 .055
1994 0 .010 .063
1995 0 .009 .061
1996 0 .012 .063
1997 0 .010 .055
1998 0 .013 .057
1999 0 .011 .059
2000 0 .009 .058
2001 0 .008 .057
2002 0 .0076 .060
2003 0 .0094 .061
2004 0 .0095 .052
2005 (instrument removed late 2004)


Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

Updated: Only historical data shown below. Site has been discontinued.

National Ambient Air Monitoring Standard: A three-hour average of 0.50 ppm (parts per million) and/or a 24-hour average of 0.14 ppm (parts per million) and/or an annual average of 0.03 ppm (parts per million). Data reported in three decimal places must be rounded to two decimal places.

Exceedances allowed without a violation being recorded: One per year.

Disclaimer: Yearly and quarterly data shown below has been subject to data review and validation procedures by the reporting agency. Monthly data and data shown graphically is raw, unreviewed and unvalidated data.

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2)

The units for all averages in this chart are parts per million.
Year Number of
Exceedances
Annual
Average
Maximum
24-Hour Average
Maximum
3-Hour Average
Maximum
1-Hour Average
1993 0 .002 .006 .019 .004
1994 0 .002 .021 .035 .039
1995 0 .002 .019 .039 .066
1996 0 .002 .012 .024 .055
1997 0 .002 .010 .033 .069
1998 0 .002 .006 .017 .030
1999 0 .002 .008 .015 .025
2000 0 .002 .008 .022 .061
2001 0 .002 .006 .018 .028
2002 0 .0031 .008 .013 .019
2003 0 .0016 .009 .018 .024
2004 0 .0025 .008 .023 .069
2005 0 .0030 .008 .021 .033
2005(Site Shut Down Late 2005)

 

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