Kansas City International Airport

airport in Kansas City, Missouri, United States

Kansas City International Airport (IATA: MCI, ICAO: KMCI, FAA LID: MCI) (originally Mid-Continent International Airport) is a public airport. It is 15 miles (24 km) northwest of downtown Kansas City in Platte County, Missouri.[2] In 2018, 11,850,825 people used the airport. 2018 was the second busiest year in its history.[3] Its largest carriers are Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines. In 2019, a new airport terminal was built in the place of where the former A terminal used to be. This project finished in February of 2023.

Kansas City International Airport
Summary
Airport typePublic
Owner/OperatorKansas City Aviation Department
ServesKansas City metropolitan area (Kansas City, Missouri / Kansas City, Kansas)
LocationKansas City, Missouri, U.S.
Elevation AMSL1,026 ft / 312.7 m
Coordinates39°17′51″N 94°42′50″W / 39.29750°N 94.71389°W / 39.29750; -94.71389
Websiteflykc.com
Maps
FAA airport diagram
FAA airport diagram
Kansas City International Airport is located in Missouri
Kansas City International Airport
Kansas City International Airport
Kansas City International Airport is located in the United States
Kansas City International Airport
Kansas City International Airport
Runways
Direction Length Surface
ft m
1L/19R 10,801 3,292 Asphalt
1R/19L 9,500 2,896 Concrete
9/27 9,501 2,896 Asphalt
Statistics (2018)
Passengers11,850,825
Aircraft operations116,963
Source: KCI Traffic Statistics[1]
Airport from the east. The overhaul base is in the lower left corner of the field. The proposed Central Terminal would be on the left at the end of the runway.
Kansas City Overhaul Base in 2007
A Southwest Airlines Boeing 737-700 preparing to land

Airlines and places to go change

Passenger change

AirlinesDestinationsRefs
Air Canada Toronto–Pearson [4]
Alaska Airlines San Diego, San Francisco, Seattle/Tacoma
Seasonal: Portland (OR)
[5]
Allegiant Air Orlando/Sanford, Punta Gorda (FL), St. Petersburg/Clearwater
Seasonal: Destin/Fort Walton Beach
[6]
American Airlines Charlotte, Chicago–O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Philadelphia, Phoenix–Sky Harbor [7]
American Eagle Chicago–O'Hare, Dallas/Fort Worth, Miami, Philadelphia, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Washington–National
Seasonal: Charlotte
[7]
Delta Air Lines Atlanta, Detroit, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Salt Lake City
Seasonal: Cancún
[8]
Delta Connection Boston, Cincinnati, Los Angeles, Minneapolis/St. Paul, New York–LaGuardia, Seattle/Tacoma
Seasonal: Detroit, Salt Lake City
[8]
Frontier Airlines Denver
Seasonal: Cancún, Philadelphia
[9]
Icelandair Seasonal: Reykjavík–Keflavík [10]
Southwest Airlines Albuquerque, Austin, Atlanta, Baltimore, Boston, Chicago–Midway, Dallas–Love, Denver, Fort Lauderdale, Houston–Hobby, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Milwaukee, Minneapolis/St. Paul, Nashville, New Orleans, New York–LaGuardia, Oakland, Orlando, Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Raleigh/Durham, San Antonio, St. Louis, San Diego, Tampa, Washington–National
Seasonal: Fort Myers, Panama City (FL), Pensacola, Portland (OR), Seattle/Tacoma
[11]
Spirit Airlines Detroit, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Orlando
Seasonal: Fort Lauderdale, Myrtle Beach[12]
[13]
United Airlines Chicago–O'Hare, Denver, Houston–Intercontinental, Washington–Dulles
Seasonal: Newark, San Francisco
[14]
United Express Chicago–O'Hare, Denver, Houston–Intercontinental, Newark, San Francisco, Washington–Dulles [14]

Cargo change

AirlinesDestinations
FedEx Express Fort Worth, Indianapolis, Memphis
DHL Aviation Cedar Rapids, Cincinnati
UPS Airlines Louisville, Ontario, Orlando, Rockford

Statistics change

Top destinations change

Busiest domestic routes from MCI (April 2018 – March 2019)[15]
Rank Airport Passengers Carriers
1   Atlanta, Georgia 526,600 Delta, Southwest
2   Denver, Colorado 457,620 Frontier, Southwest, United
3   Chicago–O'Hare, Illinois 309,890 American, United
4   Chicago–Midway, Illinois 273,410 Southwest
5   Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas 261,070 American
6   Los Angeles, California 254,260 Delta, Southwest, Spirit
7   Phoenix–Sky Harbor, Arizona 234,300 American, Southwest
8   Dallas–Love, Texas 234,110 Southwest
9   Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota 223,960 Delta, Southwest
10   Las Vegas, Nevada 223,740 Southwest, Spirit

Annual Traffic change

Annual Traffic[1]
Passenger volume Change over previous year Aircraft operations Cargo tonnage
2006 10,569,590  08.56% 178,466  
2007 11,275,951  06.68% 194,969  
2008 10,469,892  07.15% 176,717  
2009 9,774,972  06.64% 150,323  
2010 9,912,203  01.40% 145,752  
2011 10,158,452  02.48% 141,664 184,495.8
2012 9,749,507  04.03% 133,196 189,872.0
2013 9,644,264  01.08% 129,243 193,848.8
2014 10,166,879  02.86% 126,460 182,844.9
2015 10,472,461  02.91% 119,061 182,892.6
2016 11,041,750  05.44% 122,844 203,860.0
2017 11,503,936  04.19% 123,335 198,491.9
2018 11,850,825  03.02% 116,963 205,505.0
2019 3,581,105 (through April)  01.05% 39,690 66,244.8
Source: KCI Traffic Statistics[1]

Transportation change

 
President Barack Obama walks with Missouri Gov. Jay Nixon and U.S. Representative Emanuel Cleaver II at the Kansas City International Airport on July 8, 2010.

Road change

The airport is near major highways Interstate 29 and Interstate 435.

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "KCI Traffic Statistics Dec 2018" (PDF). Kansas City Aviation Department. Archived from the original (PDF) on 28 January 2019. Retrieved 28 January 2019.
  2. FAA Airport Master Record for MCI (Form 5010 PDF), effective October 25, 2007.
  3. "Traffic Statistics @ flykci.com". Kansas City International Airport. Archived from the original on March 2, 2019. Retrieved March 1, 2019.
  4. "Flight Schedules". Air Canada. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  5. "Alaska Airlines announces 13 new nonstop routes from the Bay Area" (Press release). Alaska Air. March 9, 2017.
  6. "Route Map". Allegiant Air. Retrieved February 5, 2019.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Flight schedules and notifications". American Airlines. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Flight Schedules". Delta Airlines. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  9. "Route Map". Frontier Airlines. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  10. "Flight Schedule". Icelandair. Retrieved January 9, 2018.
  11. "Check Flight Schedules". Southwest Airlines. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  12. "Myrtle Beach, SC's Top Airline Expands with More Nonstop Routes". Spirit Airlines. Dec 12, 2018. Retrieved December 12, 2018.
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  13. "Where We Fly". Spirit Airlines. Retrieved January 29, 2017.
  14. 14.0 14.1 "Timetable". United Airlines. Archived from the original on January 28, 2017. Retrieved January 7, 2017.
  15. "Kansas City, MO: Kansas City International (MCI)". Bureau of Transportation Statistics. March 2019. Retrieved June 19, 2019.