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Kansas City Travel Guide

By Air

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.

American. 800/433–7300.

Delta. 800/221–1212.

Northwest. 800/225–2525.

Southwest. 800/435–9792.

United. 800/241–6522.

US Airways. 800/428–4322.

From the U.K.

American. 0345/789789.

Delta. 0800/414767.

United. 0800/888555.

Transfers Between the Airport & Town

By Bus

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.

By Car

Downtown Kansas City is 18 miles south of the airport on I-29.

By Taxi

Taxi service is by zone; the maximum fare from the airport to downtown Kansas City is $26.

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