Kansas City International Airport (IATA: MCI, ICAO: KMCI), originally named Mid-Continent International Airport, is located 15 miles
(24 km) northwest of the central business district of Kansas City Missouri, in Platte County. In 2008, 10,469,892 passengers used the airport.
Kansas City International was ranked No. 1 among medium-size airports in the J.D. Power and Associates 2007 North America Airport Satisfaction Study
(receiving five out of five stars in all categories except baggage claim in which it got four). The study considers an airport mid-size when it handles a
capacity of 10 to 30 million passengers a year.