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Kansas City International

Kansas City International Airport (MCI)

Overview

Located 15 miles (24km) northwest of Kansas City in Missouri, Kansas City International Airport is a mid-sized facility serving more than 10 million passengers each year.

There are direct flights to Kansas City International Airport from nearly 50 destinations worldwide, including Toronto, Atlanta, Seattle, Chicago, Minneapolis, Boston, new York, cancun, Los Angeles and Puerto Vallarta.

Originally called Mid-Continent International Airport, Kansas City International Airport has three main terminals and is consistently rated among the top airports in North America. Friendly staff and efficient processing times make the facility easy to navigate, and a variety of shops and restaurants provide entertainment while waiting for flights.

Location

The airport is situated 20 miles (32km) northwest of Kansas City.

Getting to the city

The Metro Bus provides transport to the city centre for $1.50, and shuttle buses link the airport with several hotels in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Taxis and rental cars are also available.

Time

GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).

Contacts

Tel: +1 816 243 5237.

Car rental

Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National.

Airport Taxis

Taxis can be organised from the courtesy telephones in the baggage reclaim areas; the fare into Kansas City is roughly $45 and taxis can be shared.

Transfer between terminals

A free shuttle service runs between the three terminals, leaving approximately every 10 minutes.

Facilities

Facilities include ATMs, internet access, bars, restaurants, shops and business centres. Disabled facilities are good; passengers are advised to contact their airline in advance.

Parking

Garage Parking costs $1 for the first 30 minutes and $3 for each hour thereafter, up to a daily maximum of $22. Circle Parking has the same hourly rate, but costs only $15 per day. Economy Parking costs $7 per day. Free shuttles connect the more distant lots to the terminals.

Departure Tax

None.

Website

www.flykci.com

Airlines

Flights to Kansas City International Airport are available via Frontier Airlines, Southwest, Continental, Delta, SeaPort Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways.

Internet

Kansas City International Airport has free wifi.

Business Lounges

Airline lounges including the American Airlines Admirals Club and Delta Crown Room Club provide business services and conference facilities for passengers.


Kansas City International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.