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Kansas City Layover

| January 28, 2014

Stuck on a layover at Kansas City International Airport (MCI) in Missouri? The airport is a hub of both Frontier Airlines and Great Lakes Airlines and is located approximately 15 miles from Kansas City city center, which makes the city an accessible destination for those stuck on long layovers. If you’re trying to determine whether you can leave the airport during your Kansas City layover, click here for useful tips.
Kansas City Missouri layover

If you’re stuck in the airport during your Kansas City layover, the airport has a number of services to help you bide your time. There is shopping and dining in all three terminals, listed here by location. In addition, you’ll find ATMs and business centers in all the terminals. The airport also offers free Wi-Fi access  — click here for more information.  Lockers are not available at the airport.

If you arrive at night or are looking for a place to rest, there are many hotels of varying price points available near the airport in Kansas City. For a comprehensive list of hotel options, click here.

If you’re planning on leaving the airport during your Kansas City layover, there are a number of transportation options. Taxis can be found in front of the airport, and rental cars are also available in Arrivals. In addition, there is a Metro Bus service, Shuttle services, and limousine services.

Layover Guide’s Suggestions Of Things To Do On A Kansas City Layover:

Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art

Considered to be one of the finest art museums in the country, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art holds over 33,000 works of art. Here’s their current exhibitions.

Country Club Plaza

Looking for a bite to eat or a place to wander around and do some window shopping? The Country Club Plaza is an upscale center with fountains, sculptures, restaurants and shops.

World War I Museum

The World War I Museum teaches visitors about World War I in a way that is both meaningful and relevant for future generations. To learn more about the collection and exhibits, click here.

Kansas City Zoo

The Kansas City Zoo is a great layover stop, especially with kids. There’s tons to do including visiting the animals and attractions, and their events.

Boulevard Brewing Company

The Boulevard Brewing Company is the largest specialty brewer in the Midwest, and they offer free brewery tours.

None of these interest you for your Kansas City layover? Click here for more ideas!

Have a suggestion for a Kansas City layover? Leave a comment below!

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