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:: Getting Here ::
- Driving: we are right off of State Route 58
- Fly your own aircraft, the nearest airport is Skyhaven
- Land on our private runway by special arrangement
Major Airport near the Facility
- Kansas City Airport (70 miles) and is serviced by most major carriers, rental cars available at airport
- St Louis International Airports (225 miles) is serviced by most major carriers
- Search for lowest airfares here
Grass Strip at Facility
Pilot briefing required. Latitude / longitude: 38° 44’ N 94° 02’ W
Click this link to view video of LSA take off and fly-by (strip has grass now. . .)
:: Lodging Suggestions ::
Tent camping, and or RV Camping on site. Rent an RV from Just Rent N Go RVing, or bring your own RV or camper.
Rent a Room in Private homes, AirBnB, VRBO (a few link below as well, multi-room options normally shared two- three participant to reducing nightly rate). Or Hotels in nearby Lone Jack, Warrensberg or Lee’s Summit. Additional option: community lodge at Camp Valor Outdoors (next door)
Below are a few Air BnB options: single room or consider renting a multi-bedroom house with one or two additional attendees.
Check out: Lone Jack, Pleasant Hill, Harrisonville, Odessa, Bates City, Lee’s Summit, and the like on AirBnB, & VRBO
The following first three are in the same location and ride share is recommended. (Arrange through group email)
On Site RV Parking/ tent camping
Basic camping starting at $15.00 per person/per day includes shower access, (limited spots, reservations required-) $3.50 per pet/per night fee. Pets must be under control and friendly with current vaccinations. Pets are not allowed in the classroom or hangar during practical sessions.
Sites are not formal “RV or Camping Sites” – these are basic camping only. Public restrooms with a shower on site. Folks with basic camping have access to showers, and laundry. No other RV services. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for additional information or to make a reservation.
Full hook-up Campsites
The church next door has Full Service RV spaces available for $35 a night (photo) – email for more information. (Your “donation” is tax deductable) Excellent location with electric, water and sewer. (Excellent reviews) Contact Nancy at 816-810-4796 to reserve a spot. Folks camping at the church may use the facility laundry for a small fee.
Powell’s Creekside Haven is both a convenient (Just ten miles) and a clean, affordable camping experience. Both cabins (some with bath, others require use of campground facility and campsites available. Call: 816-974-3311 They do have sites and cabins that may not show up yet on the reservation page, so please CALL them if you can’t find what you are looking for! Easy access and short driving distance to Rainbow Aviation Services (from $20 a night for camping, cute affordable cabins.)
Knob Noster State Park (just 34 miles away) beautiful state park nearby. A few folks have stayed at this park and highly recommend it, (if you don’t mind the drive.) Biking, hiking, Kayaking, Fishing, and more.
Very reasonable rates starting at $15. Electric site $23. (2021 rates, please check current rates on website)
Camp Valor Outdoors:
A Vet focused nonprofit organization (next door to us) offering accommodations during our workshops: Includes: WiFi, Shared full kitchen, TV, Living Room, washer, dryer. Nightly rate paid via paypal or credit card will be a donation to Camp Valor. Call John at. Phone: 816-898-8311
The upstairs open community room with 6 beds (TV/wifi/1.5 bath, shared fully furnished kitchen -share by 1-3 $50 per person per night + cleaning deposit , 4-6 $40 per person/per night + cleaning deposit (cleaning fee $175 divided by 1-3; ($225 divided by 4 or more) Downstairs Small Private room. (just the bedroom space is private – right off the shared spaced, twin size bed) 16 nights will be $75/ nite to Camp Valor Outdoors with a cleaning fee of $130 for total stay. (cleaning fee paid separate upon check-in either cash or paypal) Folks staying at Camp Valor have access to the stocked lake, fishing equipment, shooting ranges (include both pistol, rifle, and shotgun ranges), as well as archert range. Select this link for photos and more information
Also available: 26 ft Forest River RV Grey Wolf 26BH $60 a night. Contact John: 816-898-8311; email@example.com
Select link for RV photos and additional information
Click here for a link nearby hotels
Nearby Communities with lodging options:
Blue Springs, MO
:: Effective RideShare Program ::
LesPhoto: RVs from “justrentngorving”- parked at classroom site