The Kansas City International Airport (KCI)
KCI was built by the City of Kansas City, Missouri and opened in 1972. Its low congestion, easy terminal access and small number of flight delays have long established it as one of the most convenient commercial airports in the world. KCI consistently ranks among the lowest in delays of all U.S. airports.
The airport is accessible via three major interstates, four interstate linkages and ten Federal highways. It is just 20 minutes from downtown Kansas City.
For more information about KCI, visit their website: www.flykci.com.
ATA Bus Service
Please visit http://www.kcata.org for available routes.
Abundant, Accessible Roadways
Platte County workers enjoy a short commute time where often miles equal time driven; for example: 20 miles=20 minutes.
Platte County offers options from 2 – 6 lanes of traffic. Platte County has six state highways, three federal highways and three interstates
- I-29 traverses the county from north to south
- I-435 and I-635 are linkages to an interstate network that circles the metro area and connects with I-35 & I-70.
- Kansas City boasts more interstate highway miles per capita than any other US metropolitan area. Motor freight can reach the farthest points of the continental U.S. within two days.
Superior Intermodal Facilities
- Kansas City is the second largest rail center in the United States.
- Kansas City’s 11 railroads provide freight delivery within 1 – 4 days to most major US cities.
|Railroads Serving Kansas City|
|Amtrak||Gateway Western||Missouri & Northern Arkansas|
|Burlington Northern & Sante Fe||KC Southern Union Pacific||Norfolk Southern|
|Canadian Pacific||Kansas City Terminal||Southern Pacific|
- The Kansas City Port provides access to ports on the Gulf of Mexico, the Great Lakes, & the Atlantic Seaboard.
- 51 docks and terminal facilities exist in the metropolitan area (3 are in Platte County)