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Driving to Manhattan
Manhattan is an easy-to-reach destination, conveniently located just off Interstate 70 in the scenic Flint Hills region of NE Kansas.
US Highway 24 and Kansas highways 18, 113 and 177 provide regional access from every direction into Manhattan.
Interstate 70 travel
Traveling along I-70 provides east and west access points.
Exit 313 (from Kansas City/St. Louis/Topeka), proceed 9 miles north on Kansas Highway 177, across Kansas River and into east-central MHK. Downtown Manhattan district (Poyntz Ave.) is directly accessible, with visitors just minutes to Kansas State University campus via Anderson Avenue.
Coming from Denver or traversing north from Dallas/OKC/Wichita: Exit 303 funnels traffic onto Kansas 18 (K-18); 10-mile NE route across Kansas River, past Manhattan Regional (5 miles from airport) puts travelers into southwestern areas of the city and access to Seth Child Boulevard and Fort Riley Boulevard.
Make Manhattan stop on trip across Kansas I-70
America's Main Street
Driving distances (in miles)
| Topeka: 55
Kansas City: 110
| Omaha: 175
Oklahoma City: 290
St. Louis: 370
Manhattan Regional Airport is located 5 miles west of the central hotel district on Kansas Highway 18. Fly MHK! is serviced by American Airlines/American Eagle, with direct jet service to Dallas-Fort Worth (three flights/day) and Chicago O'Hare (two daily flights). Expansion of the terminal building has tripled to 42,000 square feet at the fastest-growing airport in Kansas. Check flights; purchase tickets at Fly MHK! Manhattan Regional Airport
Kansas Jet Center
Executive air charter service at Manhattan Regional offers executive line service, on-site car rental
Shuttle service Ground transportation is available by many MHK hotel properties. Check with lodging accommodations for shuttle services to Kansas City International airport (FlyKCI.com).
Transportation services around Manhattan:
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