Elevation from Wichita to Kansas City (Kansas) via Fort Scott

Elevation (ft)7009001,1001,3001,5001,700
Grade %-4-3-2-101234
Max elevation: 1627 ft / 496 m
Min elevation: 748 ft / 228 m
Elevation change: 878 ft / 268 m
Max grade: 3.1%
Min grade: -3.8%
Steepness score: 19 + 379 + 2877 + 8 = 3284
Distance: 253.66 mi / 408.23 km
Travel Time: 4 hours 4 mins

  Difficulty% Grade
Very Difficult>20%
This alternate route appears to be flatter than the direct route from Wichita to Kansas City (Kansas). The "steepness" score is 3284 which is lower than the score of 3839 for the direct route. A lower score means the route is likely to be flatter, but you should also check with other travelers to find out if the roads might be more difficult. If we break down the score into components, the first part is the average elevation score, which is 19 vs 21 for the direct route. The second part is the maximum grade or slope score, which is 379 compared to 282. The third part measures the average grade. This route has a grading score of 2877 vs 3529. Finally, the last part factors in the extra driving distance, which has a score of 8 vs 6. All of these components make up the total score that we use to determine which route has greater steepness and elevation change to give you an idea of waypoints that might lead to the flattest route.
Make sure you double check everything if you're planning a road trip. Elevation data comes from different sources and may not reflect true driving conditions, so talk to other RVers if you're concerned about steep grades. For alternate routes, check the main Wichita to Kansas City (Kansas) elevation profile. If you're planning to drive in the winter and you want to avoid snow, check the road conditions from Wichita to Kansas City (Kansas). You can also view a 3-D map of Wichita elevation or Kansas City (Kansas) elevation.

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