Missouri Transportation

Missouri Transportation

Guide for Missouri Transportation

Missouri is located in the central region of the United States of America. It is one of the more popular states in America. The state is known to have the most precise election predictions. This state is one of the best in having a stable political rule in it. Missouri is also considered to be one of the fast developing State in the country. Many politicians have come from this state over the period of time. It has perfect blend of the urban and rural culture. One can never be left alone in this state. The people in this state live in unity and there are rarely and community threatening activities.

For a developing state like this, it becomes important to have good transportation system across the state. Missouri has been working on its transportation department since a decade now and has definitely been showing rapid improvement. It has all kinds of transportation system which help the residents of the state to commute. Here is a detailed description of the transportation system used in Missouri.

Missouri Transportation

Missouri transportation is a very vast and well spread transformational system which will help anyone who wants to reach some place. Most of the big cities are provided with excellent roads and railways. With the comfort level which is provided in the public transport you can guess the amount of effort going into the work of the transport department how well they are maintaining the transportation department.

Railways in Missouri

the world is presently running with railways in most of the countries. Railways are one of the fastest travelling medium in which you can travel. Missouri is considered to be the world’s second busiest railways. Kansas in Missouri is considered to the hub for all the railway services. This is because of the rail road which is developed in the city.  Amtrak passenger trains are the only service which provides transportation in the local areas. They cover cities Kansas City, La Plata, Jefferson City, St.Louis, Lee’s Summit, Warrenburg, Hermann and Washington.

There is one urban/light rail way system in St. Louis which provides subway rail system. It provides services from St. Louis to Illinois and St. Louis County. This subway is rated as one of the best and the largest systems in the country.

Roadway in Missouri

The road system in Missouri are very good. They provide you with the best routes so that you can reach your destination easily. You have many bus services also which will help you travel between cities in the state. The intercity transportation is very well maintained and you can enjoy the luxury of travelling in these services. In 2004 Missouri Department of Transport has started building smoother, safer ride. There are around 8 interstate roads which are already built and 1 is in progress and 1 is proposed to be built. Due to the increase of road accidents on the highways there have been many changes in the maintenance of the roads. More funds have been directed to get the roads ready and also the safety measures on the roads have been enhanced.

Airways in Missouri

Air transport has become must for every state. As the traffic in the air is increasing, your need of having an airport is also increased. There are only two major airports in the state they are Lamber-St. Louis International Airport and Kansas City International airport.

Missouri Department of Transportation (MoDOT)

Missouri Department of Transportation Agency Overview
MoDOT Formed 1907
MoDOT Superseding Agency Missouri Highway and Transportation Department
MoDOT Headquarters Jefferson City, Missouri
MoDOT Annual Budget $2.7 billion
MoDOT Parent Agency State of Missouri
MoDOT Website

List of U.S. Highways in Missouri

East-West Highways

Number East West Length in MO
US 24 Illinois state line at West Quincy Kansas state Line in Kansas City 214 mi (342 km)
US 36 Illinois state line at Hannibal Kansas state line at St. Joseph 188 mi (301 km)
US 40 Illinois state line at St. Louis Kansas state line at Kansas City 238 mi (381 km)
US 50 Illinois state line south of St. Louis Kansas state line at Kansas City 251 mi (402 km)
US 54 Illinois state line at Louisiana Kansas state line west of Nevada 267 mi (427 km)
US 56 Kansas City Kansas state line at Kansas City 3 mi (5 km)
US 60 Illinois state line east of Charleston Oklahoma state line at Seneca 349 mi (558 km)
US 62 Illinois state line east of Charleston Arkansas state line west of Campbell 86 mi (138 km)
US 66 Illinois state line at St. Louis Kansas state line west of Joplin 320 mi (512 km)
US 136 Iowa state line west of Keokuk, Iowa Nebraska state line west of Rock Port 244 mi (290 km)
US 160 Poplar Bluff Kansas state line west of Lamar 334 mi (534 km)
US 166 West of Joplin Kansas state line west of Joplin 0.4 mi (0.6 km)
US 400 West of Joplin Kansas state line west of Joplin 0.4 mi (0.6 km)
US 412 Tennessee state line east of Caruthersville Arkansas state line south of Senath 51 mi (82 km)
US 460 Illinois state line at St. Louis St. Louis 1 mi (2 km)

North-South Highways

Number North South Length in MO
US 59 Iowa state line north of Rock Port Kansas state line east of Atchison, Kansas 104 mi (166 km)
US 61 Iowa state line west of Keokuk, Iowa Arkansas state line south of Steele 398 mi (637 km)
US 63 Iowa state line north of Lancaster Arkansas state line at Thayer 326 mi (522 km)
US 65 Iowa state line north of Princeton Arkansas state line south of Branson 310 mi (496 km)
US 67 Illinois state line east of West Alton Arkansas state line south of Poplar Bluff 196 mi (314 km)
US 69 Iowa state line north of Bethany Kansas state line at Northmoor 122 mi (195 km)
US 71 Iowa state line north of Maryville Arkansas state line south of Pineville 318 mi (509 km)
US 159 North of St. Joseph Nebraska state line east of Rulo, Nebraska 16 mi (26 km)
US 169 Iowa state line north of Grant City Kansas state line at Kansas City 120 mi (192 km)
US 275 Iowa state line south of Hamburg, Iowa Rock Port 16 mi (26 km)

Missouri Airlines

List of Airports in Missouri

City served FAA IATA ICAO Airport name
        Commercial Service - Primary Airports
Branson BBG BKG KBBG Branson Airport (opened May 2009, 42,681 enplanements in 2009)
Columbia COU COU KCOU Columbia Regional Airport
Kansas City MCI MCI KMCI Kansas City International Airport
Springfield SGF SGF KSGF Springfield-Branson National Airport
St. Louis STL STL KSTL Lambert-St. Louis International Airport
        Commercial Service - Non-Primary Airports
Fort Leonard Wood / Waynesville TBN TBN KTBN Waynesville-St. Robert Regional Airport (Forney Field)
Joplin JLN JLN KJLN Joplin Regional Airport
        Reliever Airports
Kansas City MKC MKC KMKC Charles B. Wheeler Downtown Airport (Kansas City Downtown)
Lee's Summit LXT   KLXT Lee's Summit Municipal Airport
St. Charles SET   KSET St. Charles County Smartt Airport (Smartt Field)
St. Charles 3SQ     St. Charles Airport
St. Louis 1H0     Creve Coeur Airport
St. Louis SUS SUS KSUS Spirit of St. Louis Airport
        General Aviation Airports
Aurora 2H2     Jerry Sumners Sr. Aurora Municipal Airport
Bolivar M17     Bolivar Municipal Airport
Boonville VER   KVER Jesse Viertel Memorial Airport (Jesse P. Viertel)
Bowling Green H19     Bowling Green Municipal Airport
Brookfield / Marceline MO8     North Central Missouri Regional Airport
Butler BUM BUM KBUM Butler Memorial Airport
Cabool TVB   KTVB Cabool Memorial Airport
Camdenton H21     Camdenton Memorial Airport
Cameron EZZ   KEZZ Cameron Memorial Airport
Cape Girardeau CGI CGI KCGI Cape Girardeau Regional Airport
Caruthersville M05     Caruthersville Memorial Airport
Cassville 94K     Cassville Municipal Airport
Chillicothe CHT   KCHT Chillicothe Municipal Airport
Clinton GLY   KGLY Clinton Memorial Airport
Cuba UBX   KUBX Cuba Municipal Airport
Dexter DXE   KDXE Dexter Municipal Airport
Eldon H79     Eldon Model Airpark
Farmington FAM FAM KFAM Farmington Regional Airport
Fredericktown H88     Fredericktown Regional Airport
Fulton FTT   KFTT Elton Hensley Memorial Airport
Hannibal HAE   KHAE Hannibal Regional Airport (was Hannibal Municipal)
Harrisonville LRY   KLRY Lawrence Smith Memorial Airport
Higginsville HIG   KHIG Higginsville Industrial Municipal Airport
Houston M48     Houston Memorial Airport
Jefferson City JEF JEF KJEF Jefferson City Memorial Airport
Kaiser / Lake Ozark AIZ AIZ KAIZ Lee C. Fine Memorial Airport
Kennett TKX KNT KTKX Kennett Memorial Airport
Kirksville IRK IRK KIRK Kirksville Regional Airport
Lamar LLU   KLLU Lamar Municipal Airport
Lebanon LBO   KLBO Floyd W. Jones Lebanon Airport
Linn 1H3     Linn State Technicial College Airport
Macon K89     Macon-Fower Memorial Airport
Malden MAW MAW KMAW Malden Regional Airport (was Malden Municipal)
Marshall MHL MHL KMHL Marshall Memorial Municipal Airport
Maryville EVU   KEVU Northwest Missouri Regional Airport
Memphis 03D     Memphis Memorial Airport
Mexico MYJ   KMYJ Mexico Memorial Airport
Moberly MBY MBY KMBY Omar N. Bradley Airport
Monett HFJ   KHFJ Monett Municipal Airport
Monticello 6M6     Lewis County Regional Airport
Mosby GPH   KGPH Midwest National Air Center (was Clay County Regional)
Mountain Grove 1MO     Mountain Grove Memorial Airport
Mountain View MNF   KMNF Mountain View Airport
Neosho EOS EOS KEOS Neosho Hugh Robinson Airport
Nevada NVD NVD KNVD Nevada Municipal Airport
New Madrid EIW   KEIW County Memorial Airport
Osage Beach K15 OSB   Grand Glaize-Osage Beach Airport
Perryville K02     Perryville Municipal Airport
Piedmont PYN   KPYN Piedmont Municipal Airport
Poplar Bluff POF POF KPOF Poplar Bluff Municipal Airport
Rolla / Vichy VIH VIH KVIH Rolla National Airport
Salem K33     Salem Memorial Airport
Sedalia DMO DMO KDMO Sedalia Memorial Airport
Sikeston SIK SIK KSIK Sikeston Memorial Municipal Airport
St. Clair K39     St. Clair Regional Airport
St. Joseph STJ STJ KSTJ Rosecrans Memorial Airport
Sullivan UUV   KUUV Sullivan Regional Airport
Tarkio K57     Gould Peterson Municipal Airport
Trenton TRX TRX KTRX Trenton Municipal Airport
Warrensburg RCM   KRCM Skyhaven Airport
Warsaw RAW   KRAW Warsaw Municipal Airport
Washington FYG   KFYG Washington Regional Airport (was Washington Memorial)
West Plains UNO   KUNO West Plains Municipal Airport
        Other Public-Use Airports (not listed in NPIAS)
Albany K19     Albany Municipal Airport
Ava AOV   KAOV Ava Bill Martin Memorial Airport
Bates City 2M1     Harry S. Truman Regional Airport
Bethany 75K     Bethany Memorial Airport
Bismarck H57     Bismarck Memorial Airport
Branson West FWB   KFWB Branson West Airport (Emerson Field) (opened Dec. 2009)
Buffalo H17     Buffalo Municipal Airport
Campbell 34M     Campbell Municipal Airport
Carrollton K26     Carrollton Memorial Airport
Charleston CHQ   KCHQ Mississippi County Airport
Dearborn 0C1     Triple R Airport
Doniphan X33     Doniphan Municipal Airport
El Dorado Springs 87K     El Dorado Springs Memorial Airport
Excelsior Springs 3EX     Excelsior Springs Memorial Airport
Festus FES   KFES Festus Memorial Airport
Gainesville H27     Gainesville Memorial Airport
Gideon M85     Gideon Memorial Airport
Grain Valley 3GV     East Kansas City Airport
Hayti M28     Mid Continent Airport (Mid-Continent)
Hermann 63M     Hermann Municipal Airport
Hornersville 37M     Hornersville Memorial Airport
Kahoka 0H7     Kahoka Municipal Airport
Lexington 4K3     Lexington Municipal Airport
Liberty 0N0     Roosterville Airport
Lincoln 0R2     Lincoln Municipal Airport
Mansfield 03B     Mansfield Municipal Airport
Marble Hill 0T3     Twin City Airpark
Maryville 78Y     Rankin Airport
Monroe City K52     Monroe City Regional Airport
Montgomery City 4MO     Montgomery-Wehrman Airport
Moscow Mills M71     Greensfield Airport
Mount Vernon 2MO     Mount Vernon Municipal Airport
Osage Beach 19T     Tan-Tar-A Resort Seaplane Base
Osceola 3MO     Osceola Municipal Airport
Ozark 2K2     Air Park South Airport
Plattsburg 5MO     Plattsburg Airpark
Point Lookout PLK PLK KPLK M. Graham Clark - Taney County Airport
Potosi 8WC     Washington County Airport
Princeton 7MO     Princeton-Kauffman Memorial Airport
Richland MO1     Richland Municipal Airport
Rolla K07 RLA   Rolla Downtown Airport
Seymour H58     Owen Field
Shelbyville 6K2     Shelby County Airport
Slater 9K5     Slater Memorial Airport
Springfield 3DW     Downtown Airport
Springfield MO2     Flying Bar H Ranch Airport
Steele M12     Steele Municipal Airport
Stockton MO3     Stockton Municipal Airport
Stockton 2M5     Stockton Lake Seaplane Base
Thayer 42M     Thayer Memorial Airport
Unionville K43     Municipal Airport
Van Buren MO5     Bollinger-Crass Memorial Airport
Versailles 3VS VRS   Roy Otten Memorial Airfield
Warsaw 75U     Harry S. Truman Dam & Reservoir Seaplane Base
Willow Springs 1H5     Willow Springs Memorial Airport
        Other Military Airports
Knob Noster SZL SZL KSZL Whiteman Air Force Base
        Notable Private-Use Airports
Gravois Mills MO30     Harbour Airport (former public use, FAA: 7L7)
Springfield 39MO     Gardner Airport
Stover 9MO6     Ivy Bend Airport
Waldron 06MO     Noah's Ark Airport
        Notable Former Airports
Bonne Terre 77K     Bonne Terre Memorial Airport (closed 1998-2000)
Carthage H20     Myers Park Memorial Municipal Airport (closed 1997)
Columbia CBI     Columbia Municipal Airport (closed 1970s)
Columbia K24     E.W. Cotton Woods Memorial Airport (closed 1990)
Grandview GVW     Richards-Gebaur Airport (closed 1999, former Air Force Base)
Independence 3IP     Independence Memorial Airport (closed 2000-2002)
Lake Winnebago MO8     Lake Winnebago Municipal Airport (closed 1990s)
St. Louis 02K     Arrowhead Airport (closed 1993)
St. Louis 3WE     Weiss Airport (closed 1994)