Joplin Regional Airport

 Daily non-stop flights to CHICAGO, DENVER and HOUSTON on UNITED Airlines.

Joplin regional airport


You may check in online or from the app starting 24 hours and up to 45 minutes before your domestic flight. We recommend you arrive to the airport at least 1.5 hours before your scheduled departure. That will allow plenty of time to check in and clear security.

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Joplin Regional Airport

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Joplin regional airport

General Information

Runway 18/36 Construction - Airfield closure to flights July 23, 2021- Aug 2, 2021 for runway to runway intersection reconstruction.

Airport Administration

JLN is owned and operated by the City of Joplin Staff comprising of the Airport Manager, Airport Secretary, three Airport Police and six Airport ARFF Specialists. Oversight of JLN is the responsibility of the Joplin Regional Airport Board, a seven member body appointed by the Joplin City Council.

Planning, Environment & Zoning

As a good neighbor, the airport views its environmental impact and zoning as a core component of strong corporate citizenship.

The Joplin Regional Airport has prepared a comprehensive Master Plan Update to provide the Joplin Regional Airport with a strategy for the continued development of the Airport. The Master Plan Update initiative is an integral tool to lead JLN's operational efficiency and business effectiveness into the future.

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Joplin Regional Airport (JLN) Northwest Arkansas (XNA) Springfield-Branson (SGF) Tulsa International Airport (TUL) Kansas City International (MCI)
Parking Cost FREE $42.00 $77.00 $56.00 $52.50
Driving Costs - $63.00 $59.40 $97.65 $153.00
Drive Time - 2:42 hours 2:20 hours 3:20 hours 5:34 hours
Total Savings by Flying Joplin - $105.00 $136.40 $153.65 $205.50


  • Based on 7 day trip, economy parking
  • Northwest Arkansas (XNA): $6 to $8 per day for parking, 140 miles round trip, 2 hours 42 minutes drive time
  • Springfield-Branson (SGF): $11 - $16 per day for parking, 132 miles round trip, 2 hours 20 minutes drive time
  • Tulsa International Airport (TUL): $8 to $12 per day for parking, 217 miles round trip, 3 hours 20 minutes drive time
  • Kansas City International (MCI): $7.50 to 15:50 per day for parking, 340 miles round trip, 5 hours 34 minutes drive time
  • Average driving cost per mile is 45 cents per AAA for fuel + depreciation

Airport Authority


To be a champion for exceptional customer service and economic vitality.

To promote innovation and progress in air transportation in the greater Joplin area.

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