Airports in Missouri

There are 2 medium sized and 3 smaller Missouri airports offering regular commercial flights. Air traffic of Missouri airports is centered around two airports – St. Louis Airport and Kansas City Airport. Combined, they handle more than 20 M passengers annually. The three remaining airports are regional, with scheduled domestic flights only to US cities. Besides these five, we’ve included a few of the general aviation airports, which have only one route active. Make sure to also check out the map of airports in Missouri at the end of the text.

List of airports

St. Louis Lambert International Airport – IATA Code – STL (~ 15.5 M Passengers)

St. Louis International Airport is the largest and busiest Missouri airport. Located about 23 km NW of St. Louis, it handles more than 15 million passengers annually. Also called Lambert Airport, it is a major hub for Air Choice One and Cap Air airlines. Furthermore, the airport is one of two airports serving the St. Louis area, other being MidAmerica airport. Domestic flights are the focus for this airport. That’s why Atlanta and Denver lead the list of top connecting destinations from the airport. Getting to and from the airport is possible by MetroLink trains, local buses, shuttles and taxis. 

Kansas City International Airport – IATA Code – MCI (~ 11.8 M Passengers) 

Kansas City Airport is one of the medium-sized US airports, located 23 km from downtown Kansas City. Airport’s former name is Mid-Continent International Airport and it serves about 12 M passengers each year. Southwest and Delta Airlines are its top carriers, while Denver, Atlanta and Chicago are the busiest routes. Airport has 3 terminals, each of them having 20-30 gates. Similar to most bigger airports in the USA, airport’s ground transportation consists of metro buses, shuttles, shared rides and taxis.

Springfield-Branson National Airport – IATA Code – SGF

  • Also Called: Springfield–Greene County Airport
  • Nearby city(s): Springfield (8 km)
  • Airline(s): Delta, American, Allegiant Air, United

Columbia Regional Airport – IATA Code – COU

  • Nearby city(s): Columbia (19 km)
  • Airline(s): American Eagle, United

Joplin Regional Airport – IATA Code – JLN

  • Nearby city(s): Webb City (3 km), Joplin(6.5 km)
  • Airline(s): American Eagle

Cape Girardeau Regional Airport – IATA Code – CGI

  • Nearby city(s): Cape Girardeau (9 km)
  • Airline(s): United Express

Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport – IATA Code – TBN

  • Also Called: Waynesville Regional Airport at Forney Field
  • Nearby city(s): Fort Leonard Wood (4 km)
  • Airline(s): Contour Airlines

Kirksville Regional Airport – IATA Code – IRK

  • Nearby city(s): Kirksville (6 km)
  • Airline(s): Cape Air

Branson Airport – IATA Code – BKG

  • Nearby city(s): Branson (15 km)
  • Airline(s): Frontier Airlines

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