Flights from Port Elizabeth to New York

Port Elizabeth and New York airports and terminals

Airports in Port Elizabeth , ZA

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    Port Elizabeth Airport (PLZ)

    Distance from City Center: 1.9 miles

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Airports in New York NY, US

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    LaGuardia Airport (LGA)

    Distance from City Center: 6.1 miles

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    JFK Airport (JFK)

    Distance from City Center: 13.1 miles

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    Newark Airport (EWR)

    Distance from City Center: 10.5 miles

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Flights to New York

Flights from Port Elizabeth

Port Elizabeth Airport provides air services for Port Elizabeth, South Africa. The airport handles about 1.5 million passengers a year from its location just two miles from the center of the city. Flights from Port Elizabeth depart daily for both domestic and international destinations. Airlines operating out of Port Elizabeth include 1Time, British Airways, South African Airways, Airlink and South African Express, many of which regularly offer low-cost tickets. Reservations can be made on flights from the area using Orbitz.com.

Parking at Port Elizabeth Airport

Parking is available for both short-term and long-term use by airport patrons. The open parking lots are about $0.40 per hour for the first eight hours and $2 for the first 24 hours. From that point, the charge for parking is about $1 every 12 hours. Covered parking is available for $0.60 an hour for the first eight hours and $3.50 for the first 24 hours. Each 12-hour period after the first 24 hours is charged at a rate of $1.75 per hour. Engen provides alternative parking for $2.75 a day in an open space and $3.70 a day for up to 10 days in a locked garage, with rates falling to $3 a day thereafter. A monthly rate for locked-garage space is approximately $91.

Transportation to Port Elizabeth Airport

Metered taxis are available to provide transportation from the city center to the airport at an average price of about $7. Shuttle buses are also available to make the 10-minute trip to the airport, but must be booked in advance at the airport arrivals hall.

A Meal before Leaving

A tasty meal is always good before a long flight, and Port Elizabeth offers a number of great restaurants from which you can have your final meal in town. Before one of the early morning flights from Port Elizabeth, you can stop off at Herms Restaurant for a delicious light breakfast. For lunch or dinner, you can try seafood at the Cape Town Fish Market, a combination South African Japanese Sushi restaurant. Check out Orbitz.com for other restaurants you can try before leaving Port Elizabeth.

New York Airport Information

There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.

Ground Transportation in New York

New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.

New York Area Weather Information

New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.

What to Do in New York

New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.