East Kansas City Airport serves Grain Valley and Jackson County and is owned by Grain Valley Airport Corp. The airport has more than one runway. The longest is a paved runway extending 4501 feet. The facility is at an elevation of 835 feet at a distance of about a mile or less from Grain Valley.
10/02 Coming to The Grain Valley area Heart of America Shakespeare Festival Kansas City MO June18-July7 The Heart of America Shakespeare Festival is set under the stars in South Moreland Park near Nelson Atkins Museum of Art. It is a perfect way to spend a summer evening with family and friends. They have several programs to study and explore such as Speaker's Bureau and Poster and Sonnet Contest. The faculty includes theatre professionals, actors, and educators experienced in performing and teaching Shakespeare. Many of the instructors are veterans of festival productions.