Kansas City Advantages

Kansas City has long been a hub for domestic and international transportation, logistics and warehouse distribution companies because of its abundant real estate availability and land, low operating costs and an affordable and efficient utility infrastructure. Its growing economy, geographic location, business-friendly environment, low tax rate and developed and evolving infrastructure make Kansas City is an attractive location for those companies looking to expand or relocate.

Kansas City Air Center Infrastructure
Kansas City Rail Infrastructure

  • The largest rail center in the United States by tonnage
  • Home to SubTropolis, the largest underground warehousing and distribution park in the United States
  • More Foreign Trade Zone (FTZ) space than any other U.S. city (more than 10,000 acres)
  • Located at the crossroads of four of the nation’s major interstate highways (I-35, I-70, I-29 and I-49)
  • The heart of a rail corridor spanning coast to coast across the United States and extending from Canada to Mexico (NAFTA Railway)
  • The Kansas City International Airport, which moves more air cargo each year than any air center in a six-state region
  • Located on the nation’s largest navigable inland waterway (Missouri / Mississippi River system)