Transportation

BNSF Main Line Railroad in Emporia Kansas

BNSF Main Line Railroad in Emporia Kansas

RAILROAD
The Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad serves Lyon County and the City of Emporia. Dual main track lines support up to 80 intermodal trains daily. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe website is www.bnsf.com

HIGHWAY
Highway bus service is available. Highways serving the Emporia area are the Kansas Turnpike I-335, Interstate 35, U.S. Highway 50, and Kansas 99. Ten motor freight carriers serve the Emporia area community.

AIR SERVICE
The Emporia Municipal Airport (KEMP) is located four miles south of the city limits. The 5,000 foot runway accommodates most corporate aircraft. For more information concerning our airport go to www.flightaware.com and enter KEMP in the airport code. Commercial air passenger service is available at Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport 96 miles from Emporia. Five carriers and thirty daily flights are available.

Kansas City International Airport is located 126 miles from Emporia via interstate highways. Nine major carriers provide 92 daily flights with numerous non-stop direct flights to most of the major airport hubs. Kansas City International has four air cargo carriers.

City
Miles
City
Miles

Atlanta

932
Chicago
652
Cleveland
929
Dallas
450
Denver
605
Kansas City
110
Los Angeles
1,476
Memphis
592
Minneapolis
553
New Orleans
933
New York
1,343
St. Louis
365
Topeka
50
Wichita
85