Airports in Kansas City

Kansas City International Airport (MCI)


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 numerous international destinations as well as major US cities.

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 15 miles (24km) 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.


GMT -6 (GMT -5 from mid-March to the first Sunday in November).


Tel: +1 816 243 5237.

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

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