About Wichita


Let's have a look around into background of Wichita
  • County: Sedgwick
  • State: Kansas
  • Country: United States
  • Latitude: 37.697948     
  • Longitude: -97.314835
  • Time zone: Central Time Zone
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -6 hours

Weather in Wichita

  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: March to June

Location

Wichita is the largest city in the US state of Kansas. Wichita has a total population of 389,965 (2016 Census).

Distance from Wichita center to Airport

Wichita Dwight D. Elsenhower International Airport is the largest airport in the state of Kansas which serves the passengers. The other airport is Colonel James Jabara Airport which is used for general aviation.

Driving Distance: 8 miles / 13 km

Driving Time: 12 Minutes

Languages: English followed by Spanish.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Wichita Dwight D. Elsenhower International Airport
  • Rail: Amtrak, BNSF Railways and Union Pacific
  • Road: Bus: Greyhound Lines

Customs and Tipping

  • For Restaurants and Bars:
    • Waitress and Bartender – 10 – 15 % of the Bill.
  • For Hotels:
    • Room Service: $5 Minimum
    • Housekeeper: $1 - $2 per Day
    • Concierge: Between $5 - $25
  • Valet Parking:
    • Parking or Returning Car: $2 - $5 

Nearby Tourist Cities

Oklahoma City,

Kansas City,

Lincoln




Lincoln

Location

Lincoln is a city in the US state of Nebraska. Lincoln has a total population of 280,364 (2016 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Continental Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to November
Tourist Attractions
  • Nebraska State Capitol
  • Lincoln Children’s Zoo
  • Sunken Gardens




Oklahoma City

Location

It is the capital city of the US state of Oklahoma and is known for its Cowboy culture, with a population of about 631,346 (2015 Census).

Weather
  • Climate: Humid Sub-Tropical Climate
  • Best Time to Visit: October and November
Tourist Attractions
  • Oklahoma City Zoo
  • Oklahoma History Center
  • Wichita Mountains Wildlife Refuge

Emergency Contact Numbers in Wichita city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 911
  • Railroad: 1 800 872 7245 (Amtrak)
  • Airport: +1 316 946 4700 (Wichita Dwight D. Elsenhower International Airport)
  • Hospital: +1 316 962 2000 (Wesley Medical Center)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Wichita.

  • Wichita River Festival
  • Tall Grass Film Festival
  • Wichita Flight Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • The Keeper of the Plains
  • Museum of World Treasures
  • Sedgwick County Zoo

Theatre & Concerts

  • Orpheum Theatre
  • Music Theatre Wichita
  • Wichita Theatre Performing Arts Center

Visit Top Restaurants in Wichita

  • Red Rock Canyon Grill
  • Bite me BBQ
  • Texas Roadhouse

Top Shopping Centers in Wichita

  • Towne West Square
  • New Market Square
  • Clifton Square Village

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Great Plains Transportation Museum
  • The Wichita Gardens
  • Wichita City Arts

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Mac and Cheese – River City Brewery
  • Monkey Bread – Doo Dah Diner
  • Enchiladas - Abuelo's

Sports Club

  • Wichita Thunder – Ice Hockey
  • Wichita Wranglers - Baseball
  • Wichita Force – Indoor Football

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $ 3.25
  • Taxi: $ 3 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $ 926.67
  • Cheap meal: $ 11.50
  • Gasoline: $ 0.56 / litre
  • 3 course meal: $ 50

Information about Santiago

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Estacion Central,
  • Quinta Normal,
  • Independencia

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport
  • Rail: Empresa de los Ferrocarriles del Estado (EFE).
  • Road: Bus: Inter-Urban Buses.

Airport

The closest major airport to Santiago, Chile is Comodoro Arturo Merino Benítez International Airport (SCL / SCEL).

  • Driving Distance: 12 miles / 19 km
  • Driving Time: 17 Minutes
  • Languages: Spanish followed by Mapudungun being the most widely spoken languages.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10 % of the Bill and 5 % directly to waiter.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: 300-500 pesos
  • Housekeeper: 1000 pesos
  • Concierge: 5,000-10,000 pesos

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 300-500 pesos
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