Kansas City Airport Guide to Kansas City Airport - MCI

Kansas City Airport (MCI)

Use this website to quickly find the most important information about the main airport in Kansas City, called Kansas City International Airport: Departures, Arrivals, Parking, Car Rentals, Hotels near the airport and other information about Kansas City Airport. Plan your travel to MCI Airport with the information provided in this site.


In 2017 the MCI airport handled 11.5M passengers, breaking records since 2007, when the airport handled over 11.2 million passengers. 


The top 5 destinations from Kansas City Airport are US airports/cities, being Atlanta, Denver, Chicago-O’Hare, Chicago-Midway, Dallas/Fort Worth

Terminal Information + info

Kansas City Airport has three runways and three terminals divided in A, B and C. Its terminals have a shape of rings. Each ring has a short-term parking in the center, so for travelers it’s an added convenience because they can go directly to inside the terminal. The three rings, and also, the three terminals are connected by people movers. Buses are also established to take passengers around the rings.


See below further information about the airport terminals:


Terminal A -closed-

Has gates from A1 to A30 but currently are out of use. The terminal is planned to be demolished to build a new Central Terminal there.


Terminal B

Has gates from A31 to B60. The road around the terminal is called Rome Cir.More info


Terminal C

Has gates from C61 to C90. The road around the terminal is called Beirut Cir. More info

Present & Future

On the following 3-4 years, a new single terminal will be built in the current Terminal A. Flights hosted in Terminal A will be scheduled in Terminal B and Terminal C until the completion of the new terminal.

Contact Information

Address: Kansas City, MO 64153, USA
Telephone:+1 816-243-5237

Lost and Found Center

For items lost in terminal or parking areas: +1 816-243-5237.

For items lost in parking lots or bus red or blue: 816-243-5870.

For items lost in security checkpoints: +1 844-540-2525

For items lost on an aircraft, please, contact with your airline.

Kansas City Airport in numbers

-Aircraft operations in 2017: 123,335

- The airport has 3 runways

- Largest carriers are Southwest Airlines and Delta Air Lines

- The busiest domestic routes are Atlanta and Denver

- 11 airlines are currently operating at MCI


The official IATA code of the airport is MCI and it will remain the same due the IATA (Interational Air Transport Association) is reluctant to change names that have appeared in navigational charts.

Nevertheless, KCI is the accronim of Kansas City International and is used in some cases.

Transport + info

- On-Airport Shuttle Bus: There are two different shuttle buses: Red and Blue bus. The Red bus goes to Circle Parking Lots and Other KCI Terminals and the Blue bus goes to Economy Parking Lots. More information

- Bus: Managed by Kansas City Area Transportation Authority (KCATA). The route 129 goes to the airport from 05.30am to 11.15pm. More information


- Taxi: In MCI airport there are courtesy phones for taxi service. They are located in each terminal in the baggage claim area and also in other locations outside each terminal. More information


- Car Rental services: There are many companies which operates in the MCI airport. All passengers can take the Gray Rental Car Shuttle to go to the area of rental cars. To get more information,click here.


- Shuttle services: many companies operate from the Kansas City airport to surroundings.

Travelers with special needs

Assistance: for wheelchair service and curbside assistance, please, contact with your airline. If no assistance is available at the curb call +1 816-243-5237 or notify it to the Airport Police Officer of Traffic Control Officer.

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