Knoxville and Tripoli airports and terminals
Airports in Knoxville TN, US
Knoxville Airport (TYS)
Distance from City Center: 11.2 miles
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Knoxville, TN, Airport Information
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Airport Parking Information
Long-term, short-term, and economy parking are available near the terminals. The economy rates are $1 for 30 minutes, with a maximum rate of $8 per day. Long-term parking is available for $1 for 30 minutes, with a maximum daily rate of $10; short-term parking has the same rate, but it has an $18 daily rate.
Transportation to the Airport
Transportation to the airport is available by taxis, limousines, buses, and rental cars. Taxi rates are metered and vary by company, but the average fare from downtown to the airport is $25. Car-rental services are provided by Alamo, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, and Thrifty. Rates vary by company and the type of vehicle, but with Orbitz.com, you can prearrange your vehicle and receive a discount.
Airport Restaurant Information
Travelers needing a quick snack or a drink can go to the food court, which features Starbucks, Quiznos, Zia, and Cinnabon. You will find a variety of items for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Remember to check with Orbitz.com when you are searching for cheap flights from Knoxville.
Tripoli Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Tripoli, also known as Tripoli-of-the-West, the capital of Libya that is famous for its turquoise waters and whitewashed buildings. Visitors to Tripoli fly into Tripoli International Airport, located in the town of Qaser Ben Ghashir, approximately 21 miles from downtown Tripoli. The airport is a domestic and international destination for over 20 airlines, including Afriqiyah Airways, British Airways, Libyan Airlines, Austrian Airlines and Turkish Airlines. Domestic airlines offer low-fare shuttle service from Tripoli International Airport to other cities in the region.
Tripoli International Airport Transportation Options
The most reliable way to get from Tripoli International Airport to downtown Tripoli if you are not in town with a tour operator is take a taxi. A taxi ride to downtown should cost approximately $8 USD. If you share a taxi, you can split the fare. Tour operators and hotels offer free airport shuttle service to the downtown area for visitors with advance arrangements.
Weather Information for Tripoli
Tripoli experiences long, hot and dry summers and mild, wet winters. High summer temperatures often exceed 100°F. The average temperature in the winter fluctuates between 48°F and 64°F. Tripoli gets about 16 inches of rainfall in the winter months.
Popular Attractions in the Tripoli Area
The best way to visit the sights of Tripoli is to walk. Popular attractions include the Assaraya al-Hamra, also known as the Red Castle, a vast palace compound from the Ottoman period, the Gurgi and Karamanli mosques, the Arch of Marcus Aurelius and the Jamahiriya Museum. Orbitz.com can help you find deals on admission to area attractions and cheap flights to Tripoli.
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