Kansas City International
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.
The airport is situated 20 miles (32km) northwest of Kansas City.
Getting to the city
The Metro Bus provides services to the city centre on weekdays for $1.25 and the Airport shuttle buses link the airport with hotels in the Kansas City metropolitan area. Taxis can be organised from the courtesy telephones in the baggage reclaim areas; the fare into Kansas City is about $28 and taxis can be shared.
GMT -6 (GMT -5 from March to November).
Tel: +1 816 243 5237.
Car rental companies include Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz and National.
Transfer between terminals
The RED bus provides a free shuttle service between the three terminals, leaving approximately every 10 minutes.
Facilities include ATMs, Internet access, bars, restaurants, shops and a business centre. Wireless Internet services are also available. Disabled facilities are good; passengers are advised to contact their airline in advance.
Parking at Kansas City International Airport starts at $3 per hour to $20 per day for short-term parking, and $6 per day in the outer lot at the edge of the airport grounds (served by free shuttles running every 15 minutes).
Flights to Kansas City International Airport are available via Frontier Airlines, Southwest, Continental, Delta, SeaPort Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways.
Kansas City International Airport has free wifi.
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.