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Great Bend (Kansas)

Great Bend (Kansas)

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Great Bend

Great Bend is a city in Barton County, Kansas, United States. The city is named Great Bend because it is located where River Arkansas bends east then southeast. Great Bend was founded in 1870 and was once a shipping point for cattle. Since then, agriculture has been a key economic driver in Great Bend. About fifty thousand people currently inhabit the city. Great Bend experiences hot summers, and dry cold winters. Great Bend boasts of 10 parks, several zoos, museums and historic sites. While in Great Bend, visit Brit Spaugh Zoo, Kansas Wetlands, and Great Land Court House.

Voice of Travelers to Great Bend

Easter Holiday in Great Bend

My husband and I wanted a quiet holiday in Easter. So we went to Great Bend, a beautiful town that we once lived in when we were newly wedded. We traveled with Delta Airlines. They had fantastic ticket offers which helped us save on our travel expenses. Their services were excellent. The cabin crew members were friendly and very responsive. Our flight was smooth and we arrived in Great Bend, ahead of schedule. We stayed at Great Bend Travel Lodge. We visited the Wetlands & Wildlife National Scenic Byway which houses both the Cheyenne Bottoms and Quivira National Wildlife Refuge. We explored the natural stone bridges, local artwork, historic artifacts and many types of birds.

Family trip in Great Bend

We went to Great Bend for our family holiday last summer. The kids loved the town, especially the outdoor activities. We traveled by Delta Air. Each kid got a ticket discount, and they had special meals for children. The flight attendants were so friendly and polite. There was interesting entertainment onboard. We arrived in Great Bend safely and headed to our hotel. The kids enjoyed Wetlands at Great Bend Aquatic Facilty and Brit Spaugh Zoo. We also went biking at Arkansas river and Kansas Wetlands Complex for bird watching. We would recommend Great Bend to any fun loving family.

Great Bend Travel FAQs

Q. What are some of the places that I can visit in Great Bend?

A. While in Great Bend, we suggest that you visit:
Cheyenne Bottoms- a unique wetland that offers an excellent opportunity for bird watching.

Brit Spaugh Zoo- Suitable for kids. It has a good selection of animals that include tigers, bears, leopards, and lions.

Barton County Historical Society Museum and Village- has about five buildings filled with art from the 1800s and 1900s.

Wetlands at Great Bend Aquatic Facilty- a great place for kids

Jack Kilby Memorial- a statue in honor of Jack Kilby and Great Bend Heritage

Q. What should I do if I realize that I may miss a flight due to traffic delays?

A. If you realize that you may miss a flight for any reason, call the airline directly. If you do not call and you fail to show up, your ticket will be marked as a no show and will lose its value. If you call the airline, the ticket will retain its value, and you can use it to rebook another flight or request a ticket refund if it is a refundable ticket.

Q. Can I change the date, flight or route of my ticket?

A. It will depend on the type of the type of ticket that you purchased. If you purchased a ticket that was on offer or a nonrefundable ticket,you may not be allowed to make any changes. Some airlines may require you to cancel the ticket then purchase a new ticket with the changes that you want.

Q. How do I know I whether my ticket qualifies for a refund or not?

A. When you purchase a ticket, it is usually indicated whether it is a refundable ticket or nonrefundable ticket. If you purchased a low cost ticket such as a promotional ticket, seat sale ticket, or any offer ticket, most probably it is a nonrefundable ticket. A refundable ticket in most cases is regularly priced. A regular ticket has less restrictions in refunding as compared to a nonrefundable ticket.

Great Bend - Direct Flights to Major Airports

Airports handling direct flights to Great Bend Municipal Airport • Kansas City International Airport • Denver International Airport etc.

Flight Routes to Great Bend

The main air routes to Great Bend are from Denver and Kansas City. The routes are served at Great Bend Municipal Airport.