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Kansas City International Airport (MCI), 20 minutes northwest of downtown on I–29, is served by major domestic airlines. 11 Amsterdam Circle, Kansas City, MO. 816/243–5237.
Some sample flying times are: from New York (3½ hours), Los Angeles (3½ hours).
Air Canada. 800/221–2000.
US Airways. 800/428–4322.
KCI Shuttle buses will take you to major downtown hotels for $12. 816/243–5950.
Metro operates city buses to and from the airport. 816/221–0660.
Downtown Kansas City is 18 miles south of the airport on I-29.
Taxi service is by zone; the maximum fare from the airport to downtown Kansas City is $26.