Mendoza and Chicago airports and terminals
Airports in Mendoza MD, AR
El Plumerillo (MDZ)
Distance from City Center: 0.3 miles
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Mendoza Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Mendoza, the capital of the province of Mendoza and the center of the world-famous Argentinian wine country. Mendoza is situated in western Argentina near Aconcagua, one of the world's highest mountains. Travelers leaving Mendoza fly out of Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport, also known as El Plumerillo International Airport, located approximately five miles northeast of the city's center. Aerolíneas Argentinas, LAN Airlines and Sol Líneas Aereas operate domestic and international flights out of this airport, primarily to Buenos Aires, Lima Peru and Santiago de Chile.
Parking at Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport is a small airport, but it has 161 parking spaces for short-term and long-term parking. Parking rates run from approximately AR$10 for short-term parking to approximately AR$40 per day for long-term parking.
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport Ground Transportation
Public bus service is available to Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport, but the bus comes only once every 40 minutes and takes an hour to get to the airport. The bus, called a collectivo, costs approximately AR$1.40 per adult. An area taxicab shuttle service called Remis is probably the most convenient and reliable option to get to the airport from the downtown area. Remis costs approximately AR$36. You can also catch a regular taxi at a cost of approximately AR$35.
Restaurant Options in the Mendoza Area
Governor Francisco Gabrielli International Airport offers few dining options beyond vending machines. Ideally, you should grab a bite to eat before you get to the airport. Popular restaurants in the downtown area where you can eat breakfast or purchase coffee include La Carmela Restaurante & Bar, Anna Bistro and Florentino Bistro. Orbitz.com can help you find discounts on dining options in the area, as well as help you book cheap flights from Mendoza.
Airports in Chicago
Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.
Transportation from the Airport
Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.
Weather in Chicago
Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.
Highlights and Attractions
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