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Private jet charter from Arkansas to Kansas


A visit to Kansas allows you to experience two worlds in a single trip: small-town charm and big-city vibe. Whether you’re planning a Kansas vacation as an outdoor adventurer, history buff or festival freak, or setting out on a business trip (Forbes named Kansas City the 31st best place for business and careers in the United States), using a private jet charter avoids frustrating queues and delays and lands you at a private jet airport closest to your Kansas vacation or business destination. Here, you’ll find our recommendations for private jet airports in Arkansas and Kansas, plus examples of flight times.

Top private jet airports in Arkansas

Little Rock Arkansas downtown skyline during a pink sunset on the Arkansas River
Little Rock Arkansas downtown skyline during a pink sunset on the Arkansas River
  • Arkansas International Airport is situated three miles northwest of the central business district of Blytheville in Mississippi County. Temperate seasonal climate conditions make for convenient year-round travel.
  • Smith Field is three miles northeast of the central business district of Siloam Springs, Benton County.
  • Clinton National Airport, also known as Adams Field or Little Rock Airport, is located on the east side of Little Rock. It is the largest commercial airport in Arkansas with more than 50 flights arriving and departing every day.
  • Drake Field is a city-owned, public-use airport located three miles south of the central business district of Fayetteville in Washington County.

Top private jet airports in Kansas

  • Wichita Dwight D. Eisenhower National Airport is a commercial airport seven miles west of Downtown Wichita. It is the largest and busiest airport in the state and the site of Cessna headquarters and its main manufacturing plant, as well as a Bombardier service center for Learjet and other business jet aircraft.
  • Topeka Regional Airport, formerly known as Forbes Field, is a public airport owned by the Metropolitan Topeka Airport Authority in Shawnee County. The airport is seven miles south of Downtown Topeka and is used by the University of Kansas for charter flights for its athletic teams.
  • Manhattan Regional Airport in Riley County is the second-busiest commercial airport in Kansas. It’s five miles southwest of Downtown Manhattan. The airport is also used for general aviation and planes chartered by the military and college sports teams, being just eight miles southwest of Kansas State University's athletic complex.
  • Cottonwood Falls Airport, formerly known as Chase County Airport, gives you easy access to the Flint Hills that were once covered by a prehistoric ocean. Chase County also boasts the federally protected Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve.

How long does it take to fly from Arkansas to Kansas?

Kansas State and Kansas City marked on a map by its state stamp
Kansas State and Kansas City marked on a map by its state stamp

This will come down to the aircraft you charter and your choice of departure and arrival airports. For example:

  • You can fly from Arkansas International to Wichita National Airport in one hour and 16 minutes on the Bombardier Challenger 850. The jet accommodates 16 passengers in supreme comfort.
  • Flying from Adams Field in Arkansas to Topeka Regional Airport in Kansas will take just over an hour on the Beechcraft Baron 58. This five-seater aircraft is well-suited to short-haul charters, with the ability to take off from short runways and remote airfields. Significantly versatile, the craftsmanship of the Baron allows for club seating with comfortable and surprisingly spacious leather interiors.
  • It takes just 46 minutes to fly from Drake Field in Fayetteville to Manhattan Regional Airport in Kansas on the Bell 222, which accommodates seven passengers. It is the first light twin-turbine-engine helicopter developed in the USA.

Top events in Kansas

Giant Keeper of the Plains Statue in Wichita City with sun setting over the skyline of Wichita city in the background
Giant Keeper of the Plains Statue in Wichita City with sun setting over the skyline of Wichita city in the background

Kansas City Library's Giant Bookshelf

Take a trip to downtown Kansas City and you’re sure to see the bookshelf of 25-foot-tall book spines that form the facade of the parking garage for the Central Branch of the public library. The community voted for the titles they wanted on display which turned out to be 22 volumes, including The Lord of the Rings and Fahrenheit 451.

Wichita’s Keeper of the Plains

This 44-foot sculpture, called Keeper of the Plains, was created by the grandson of a Kiowa chief. Rising 74 feet on a 30-foot stone promontory above the Arkansas and Little Arkansas rivers, the sculpture has become the iconic symbol of a city on the Plains since 1974.

Vibrant murals in Topeka

The Great Mural Wall of Topeka is covered with colorful images that tell the city's history and reflect the spirit of its inhabitants. This vast piece of public art brightens the wall around a former water reservoir, a building owned by the Topeka Water Division. The first art works in the installment of the People’s history of Topeka was created in 2007 and has since become an ongoing effort supported by neighborhood organizations, funders and volunteers. The mural is set to be completed in 2019.

Another famous Topeka attraction is the Evel Knievel Museum, where you can see the motorcycles and paraphernalia that kept the stuntman alive and brought him worldwide fame.

The Flint Hills of Chase County

A sea of grass and quaint small towns, founded by pioneers heading west, line the Flint Hills National Scenic Byway. Stop off at the Flint Hills Discovery Center to discover how the prairie ecosystem works, as well as a history of the people who have inhabited the Flint Hills for millennia. The multimedia, large-screen, Tallgrass Prairie: Tides of Time is a must-see.

Museum of Odd in Lawrence

Randy Walker has been collecting oddities – Elvis’ underwear, bottlecap people, sock monkeys and Bob Barker's toothbrush – since he was 12 years old. Walker finds most of the objects for his museum collection by ‘junking’ – combing through vintage stores and garage sales.

How much does it cost to charter a private jet from Arkansas to Kansas?

This will depend on the type of aircraft you charter and the route you take. Want to know more? Read our blog post about how much it costs to hire a private plane. For a quotation tailored to your itinerary, call us on +1 516 432 5901 or speak to our team online, who will take you through your options. A dedicated account manager will take care of everything else you need, so sit back and enjoy your flight.

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