You'll have to break up the journey from Shreveport, LA Airport (SHV-Shreveport Regional) to Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) because there are no direct flights on this route. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines offer the best alternative — a flight with just a single stopover.
If the weather is good and there are no unexpected hiccups, you could be flying into Kansas City, MO Airport (MCI-Kansas City Intl.) from Shreveport, LA Airport (SHV-Shreveport Regional) in only 2 hours and 32 minutes. With such a fast flight time, contemplate taking carry-on luggage only.
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Traveling from Shreveport is easy with Orbitz.com. With a few clicks of your mouse, you can review prices from multiple airports and find the best deal for your trip. The Shreveport Regional Airport serves a large region including northern Louisiana, eastern Texas and the southwestern corner of Arkansas. It is also the closest airport to the Barksdale Air Force Base as well as the Shreveport casino district and Bossier City. Four airlines serve Shreveport, including American Airlines, Delta, United and Allegiant. Located just off Interstate 20, the airport is within minutes from all parts of Shreveport.
Hourly, daily and quick-parking lots are all available at the Shreveport Regional Airport. For vehicles remaining a short time for drop-off or pick-up, a nominal rate is charged for the first twenty minutes. Long-term parking is charged by the day. All parking facilities are located right next to or across from the main terminal building, giving you several affordable and convenient parking options.
The average fare for a taxi service from the airport to either Shreveport or Bossier City is under $20.
Tailwind Bar & Bistro is available in the pre-security area of the airport. This is the perfect opportunity for travelers to share a meal with friends and family prior to departing. Tailwind also operates several smaller locations along airport concourses, perfect for grabbing fast drinks and meals while waiting to board.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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