Transportation

Miami County is part of the Kansas City Metropolitan Area. Located on the region’s southern tier, Miami County residents enjoy the amenities of the Kansas City area while living in a more rural setting. Our centralized location makes communications with both coasts timely and cost effective.
Miami County Location Map
Miami County GIS
For a look at the region, utilize the Miami County GIS system for property information. Log into this free service by utilizing the user name of Miami and the password of gg83b.

Public Transit

There are several public transit options within the county. Local bus service and a taxi provide on-demand services. This brochure provides general information about their services.

Highways
Highway Name
Highway Type
K-68
State Highway - Two Lane
US 169
US Highway - Four Lane
US 69 Highway
US Highway - Four Lane

Railroads
  • Burlington Northern Santa Fe
  • CSX
  • Norfolk Southern
  • Union Pacific
Metro Area Distances
Measured from Paola:

City

Miles
Flight Time
from KCI
Days by
Truck
Days by
Rail
Atlanta
848
1 hr 55 min
2
3
Chicago
571
1 hr 20 min
1
1
Dallas
454
1 hr 35 min
1
2
Denver
616
1 hr 40 min
1
1
Los Angeles
1547
3 hr 40 min
3
3
Minneapolis
482
1 hr 27 min
1
2
New York
1235
2 hr 45 min
2
3
Orlando
1287
2 hr 45 min
2
3
Seattle
1932
3 hr 50 min
3
3
Washington DC
1119
2 hr 13 min
2
2

Airports

Find the nearest general aviation and international airport:

General Aviation - Miami County Airport
  • Longest Runway Length: 3400-by- 60 feet / 1036-by-18 meters
  • Number of Runways: Two
International Airport - Kansas City International Airport
  • Longest Runway: 10,500 feet
  • Airlines: Air Canada, AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, Frontier, Mesa, Midwest Airlines, Northwest, Southwest, United, and US Airways