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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.
Situated 10 miles (17km) northwest of central St Louis, Lambert-St Louis International Airport is the busiest airport in Missouri, serving roughly 12.3 million passengers each year. Named for Albert Bond Lambert, an Olympic medalist and manufacturer of Listerine, the airport is affectionately known as simply 'Lamberts'.
Flights to Lambert-St Louis International Airport come from 88 destinations; while most are domestic cities within the US, there are several international routes to places like Toronto and Cancun. The busiest routes to Lambert-St Louis International Airport are short flights to Chicago, Atlanta and Dallas.
The airport is attractive, with futuristic LED lighting in Terminal 1 and many new facilities. There are also exhibitions of glass screens by local artists in Concourses A and C. Terminal 1 was damaged by a tornado in 2011, however reconstruction is underway and expected to be completed sometime in 2012; operations are proceeding in the meantime.
The airport is situated 13 miles (21km) northwest of St Louis.
Getting to the city
The Metrolink light rail system departs from both terminals between 5am and midnight to the city centre. Shared van services provide transport to city centre hotels, and airport taxis are also available from both terminals.
GMT -6 (GMT -5 from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November).
Airport information: +1 314 426 8000.
Kansas City International Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.
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