Fairfax Apartments for Rent(hide neighborhood information)
The Fairfax neighborhood is located in Kansas City, Kansas, just west of the Missouri River, which forms the Kansas/Missouri border. The ZIP code for Fairfax is 66115, and it falls within Wyandotte County. The Fairfax neighborhood is mostly industrial, but a few small parks and cemeteries area nearby, including Memorial Park Cemetery and Parkwood Park.
This industrial area is home to a General Motors assembly plant and used to host the Fairfax Airport. This historic airport, known for the construction of B-25 Mitchell bombers, existed from 1921 to 1985. Although the airport has been closed for a few decades, the Kansas City Downtown Airport is within a few miles of Fairfax, on the Missouri side of the city.
U.S. Highway 69 runs north/south through the Fairfax area, connecting it to the rest of what the city has to offer. A mess of large roadways converge within a few miles to the south. Among them are Interstate 70 and U.S. Highways 24, 40, and 60. They further connect this area to the sprawling metropolis of Kansas City.
Holland Park is located just on the other side of the river from Fairfax, sandwiched between the waterway and the airport. A good chunk of parkland can be found within a few miles to the east, also on the other side of the river. There neighborhood residents can visit Waterworks Park, Riverview Park, Sunset Park, Cooley Park, and Macken Park. Near this ample parkland is the North Kansas City Hospital, which provides convenient health care options for Fairfax area residents.
Fairfax is just the beginning when it comes to all the industry the Kansas City area has to offer. Proximity to major roadways means that this area is connected to everything else that this middle-American city brings to the table.