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Located at the crossroads of I-70 and US Hwy 283, WaKeeney is approximately halfway between Kansas City and Denver. It is 300 miles to either city. There are two I-70 exits at WaKeeney, Exits 127 and 128; one at Ogallah, Exit 135; and one at Collyer, Exit 115. US Hwy 283 is a major north/south route, which connects with I-80 at Lexington, NE, approximately 130 miles to the north.

Mileage From WaKeeney To:
(All Mileage Is Approximate)
Dallas, TX — 480 miles
Denver, CO — 300 miles
Hays, KS — 30 miles
Kansas City, MO — 300 miles
Lexington, NE — 130 miles
Oklahoma City, OK — 370 miles
Omaha, NE — 360 miles
St. Louis, MO — 545 miles
Salina, KS — 130 miles
Wichita, KS — 210 miles


The Trego/WaKeeney County Airport is located ½ mile south of WaKeeney, Exit 127, on US Hwy 283. The airport features a 4000 ft. runway and hanger space, making it suitable for private or small commercial aircraft.

Commercial Air Service is located at Hays, Ks, 30 miles away.