FEATURED MCI AIRPORT HOTEL

Holiday Inn Kansas City AirportHoliday Inn Kansas City Airport
11728 North Ambassador Drive,
Kansas City, MO 64153

Welcome to the new prototype Holiday Inn Kansas City International Airport Hotel.This newly built Kansas City Missouri hotel is located just 1 mile from the Kansas City International Airport and is adjacent to the 81,000 sq. ft. KCI Expo Center. The Airworld Center Office Park is just a 1/2 mile away placing us near Harley-Davidson, Haldex, CitiGroup, Toyota, WireCo, Synbiotics, Sony, DeLaval...more

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Hilton Kansas City Airport
8801 NW 112th Street
Kansas City, MO 64153 US

Holiday Inn Kansas City Airport
11728 North Ambassador Drive,
Kansas City, MO 64153 US

Marriott Kansas City Airport
775 Brasilia Avenue,
Kansas City, MO 64153 US

Econo Lodge Airport
11300 Northwest Prairieview,
Kansas City, MO 64153 US

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ABOUT MCI Airport

Kansas City International Airport is located approximately 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City. It consistently is rated as one of the most satisfactory airports in the country according to passenger surveys. Passengers can fly nonstop from the Kansas City International Airport to around 50 destinations across the country. There are roughly 150 flights a day departing from the airport.

Kansas City International Airport was built in 1951 after a giant midwestern flood destroyed the facilities of the two airlines that were servicing the city at the time. The original name of the airport was Kansas City Industrial Airport. In 1952, the name of the airport was changed to Mid-Continent International Airport. That is why to this day the call letters for the Kansas City International Airport are MCI instead of KCI.

In 1966, the city voted to fund a $150 million expansion of the existing airport. The massive expansion of the airport was finished in 1972, and it was at that time that the name was changed to Kansas City International Airport.

Design of the Airport
Kansas City International Airport has a very unique design that makes it stand out from the standard international airport. The airport consists of three ring-shaped terminals. Each terminal ring actually surrounds the short-term parking lot for the terminal. This innovative design allows passengers to park anywhere in the short-term parking lot and be able to walk no farther than 100 feet to get to their gates.

Frequent buses move passengers between the three ring terminals. There are no walkways or pedestrian paths that passengers can use to get between the terminals. They either need to take the free buses or drive themselves.

Recent Renovation
The Kansas City International Airport underwent a $258 million renovation in 2004. This renovation greatly increased seating and space to increase travelers' comfort in the airport. It also made many aesthetic changes, including the addition of many windows and skylights to increase the natural light in the airport.

Kansas City International Airport is a hub for Republic Airlines. It is also one of the busiest airports for Southwest Airlines. More flights from Southwest Airlines depart Kansas City International Airport every day than from any other airline.

As well as being one of the busiest passenger airports in the Midwest, Kansas City International Airport is also one of the busiest cargo airports in the country. It ships around 15 million pounds of cargo every month.