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Joplin to Kansas City Flights
Joplin Regional Airport
If you're looking for deals on flights from Joplin, Missouri, check out Orbitz.com. Simply enter the dates that you wish to travel into the site, and you should find the low fare that you're looking for. When you leave Joplin, you will be flying out of Joplin Regional Airport. The airport is located five miles north of the center of town. The only commercial airline in operation at the airport is American Eagle Airlines, which offers direct flights to Dallas/Fort Worth only. If you have an international flight, you'll have to make a connection in Dallas.
Transportation to Joplin Regional Airport
There is no public transportation available to the airport, so the only way you can get there from Joplin is by car. You can take a taxi to the airport. The fare from town will cost about $12 to $15 dollars. If you do decide to take a taxi service, make sure you make your reservation 48 hours in advance.
Parking at the Airport
There is plenty of parking at the airport, and it's completely free.
Dining at the Airport
There are no real dining options at the airport, so if you have an early flight, you may want to grab something to eat in town before your flight. There are snack vending machines available if you're looking for a quick bite. Book your flights from Joplin through Orbitz.com so that you can be sure you're getting the lowest fares around.
Flying to Kansas City
Despite its name, Kansas City is not located in Kansas. It is the largest city in Missouri and handles a great deal of airport traffic from tourists and businesspeople. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights to Kansas City and accommodations for your trip.
Airports in Kansas City
Kansas City International Airport handles all the air traffic in the area. It lies 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City and is served by Southwest Airlines and Republic Airlines. The airport offers free Wi-Fi and has a consolidated car-rental service. Orbitz.com can help you get the best deal on hundreds of flights through Kansas City's airport.
Transportation from the Airport
A public bus route stops at Terminal C and travels back and forth between it and the downtown bus stop. It costs $1.50 per trip. For travelers needing to go to nearby cities, such as St. Joseph, Columbia, or Topeka, a shuttle service is available. The airport is located next to I-29 and I-435. You can also get special package deals on rental cars by booking through Orbitz.com.
Weather in Kansas City
Because of its inland location, Kansas City has distinct seasons, with summertime temperatures averaging around 90 degrees. The weather is humid, and you can expect rain to occur mostly during the spring and summer. If you decide to visit in winter, expect to deal with temperatures dipping into the negatives in January. Tornadoes are also a common occurrence in late spring and early summer.
Kansas City is most famous for its barbeque cuisine. The American Royal hosts a barbeque contest each fall, making it a busy time for tourists from around the nation. Other tourist attractions include the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, also held during late November.
Cheap flights from Joplin to Kansas City
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