Covering 630 square miles, Coffey County and the City of Burlington, the county seat, are located on US 75 Highway (N/S), 16 miles south of I-35 in east-central Kansas. I-70 (E/W) can be accessed 55 miles north at Topeka (the state capitol), US 169 Highway (N/S) is found 18 miles east of Burlington and US 54 Highway crosses US 75 Highway 20 miles south of Burlington.


Coffey County Airport

Coffey County Airport is located 7 miles north of Burlington on U.S. 75 Highway. It offers:

  • Concrete surface runways - 18 / 36, 5500 by 75 feet
  • Color radar
  • Papi approach and runway lights - transmitter activated
  • Fixed base operator
  • FAA designation - UKL/NDB 245, Unicom 123.0

Field elevation is 1174 feet

Other services available at Coffey County Airport include:

transient aircraft parking; tie downs; T-hangars; pilots lounge; aircraft rental; full time mechanic on duty; alternative power unit; data transmission network; quick turns; courtesy cars; full time ground instructor and ground school; rental cars; and 100LL and JET A fuel at competitive rates.

Location & Hours
1899 Highway 75
Burlington, KS 66839
Phone: 620-364-5346

Monday through Friday: 8 am to 6 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8 am to 5 pm
Airport unattended on Thanksgiving and Christmas Days

Topeka Regional Airport

Topeka Regional Airport, formerly Forbes Field, is a joint civil-military public airport, located in Topeka and approximately 53 miles north of Coffey County. Philip Billard Airport is a public airport located in Topeka and approximately 68 miles north of Coffey County. Kansas City International Airport (KCI), is located in Kansas City, Missouri and approximately 120 miles northeast of Coffey County.


Railroads passing through the county are Union Pacific at LeRoy and Burlington-Northern-Santa Fe at Lebo, they no longer stop. The nearest intermodal terminal is at Edgerton, approximately 65 miles northeast of Coffey County.


Air freight/parcel service is provided by UPS and Federal Express. KCI also offers air freight companies to serve you. Three Interstate and Intrastate motor carriers also offer services.

Distance to Major Markets

Kansas City117
Los Angeles1593