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Airports in Missouri

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.

see full airport guide


Lambert-St Louis International Airport (STL)

Overview

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.

Location

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.

Time

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

Contacts

Airport information: +1 314 426 8000.

see full airport guide


Springfield-Branson National Airport (SGF)

Location

The airport is situated five miles (8km) northwest of Springfield.

Getting to the city

Some hotels in Branson and Springfield offer airport shuttles for their guests. The airport is served by several shuttle and taxi companies and rental cars are also available.

Time

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

see full airport guide


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

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