Transportation

Get to know Kansas City’s port.
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Missouri River System

Our inland river system is full of untapped capacity. Did you know that it includes more than 25,000 miles of navigable waters?  Waterborne commerce connects the Upper Missouri River, the Lower Missouri River and the Mississippi River through 19 states and into the global trade system.

The system, which spans several states, is impressive. And its presence is vital to waterborne commerce. 

With about 5 million tons of cargo moving along the Missouri River annually, it’s important to do everything we can to keep this piece of the transportation industry flowing.

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