tmp-sub-article11Located just 30 minutes from Kansas City, one of the most centrally located major market in the nation, businesses in Lawrence have easy access to a robust multimodal transportation and distribution network including Kansas City International Airport, four Interstates (I-35, I-70, I-29, I-49), the largest rail center in the United States and the third largest trucking center in the country.

Lawrence’s municipal airport averages more than 100 daily flight operations of single engine, twin engine and business jets.

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Lawrence Municipal Airport

City-owned and operated and averages more than 100 daily flight operations of single-engine, twin-engine and business jets.  The combination of 5,700 feet of runway and Class I Instrument Landing System make it an outstanding all-weather airport for business or pleasure.

Kansas City International Airport (45 minutes)

KCI offers nonstop flights to over 40 cities in the United States.

Airline Connections Flights Daily
Delta Atlanta 7
Delta Boston 2
Delta Detroit 4
Southwest Chicago-Midway 10
United Chicago-O’Hare 8
American Dallas/Ft. Worth 8
Frontier Denver 5
Southwest Las Vegas 4
Southwest Los Angeles 2
 Delta New York-LaGuardia 4
US Airways Pheonix 3
Air Canada Toronto 1
US Airways Washington-Reagan 2


Distances to Lawrence

City Miles
Kansas City 40
Des Moines 232
St. Louis 286
Oklahoma City 316
Chicago 548
Denver 567

Economic Output – Gross Domestic Product for Lawrence

Lawrence GDP-01

Source: US Bureau of Economic Analysis