Rock Springs and New York airports and terminals
Airports in Rock Springs WY, US
Sweetwater County (RKS)
Distance from City Center: 8.2 miles
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Flights to New York
Airports in Rock Springs
The city of Rock Springs, Wyoming is served by Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport. The airport is located about eight miles east of the downtown Rock Springs area. Travelers can find cheap flights from Rock Springs by searching Orbitz.com. Although the airport is primarily a general aviation airport, there are also two commercial airlines that serve the airport. Delta Connection offers flights to Gillette and Salt Lake City, and United Express offers flights from Rock Springs to Denver.
Parking at the Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport
Long-term parking is not available at Rock Spring Sweetwater County Airport.
Transportation at the Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport
Several transportation options are available in Rock Springs for travelers planning to take flights from the local airport. Many hotels in the local area offer shuttle services to the airport. Other transportation options include taking a taxi. The journey between the airport and downtown takes about 10 to 15 minutes depending upon traffic.
Restaurants at the Rock Springs Sweetwater County Airport
Although there are no restaurants at this regional airport, there are restaurants available in the general vicinity for travelers in need of a snack or light meal prior to their departing flights. Nearby restaurants include McDonald's, Cowboy Donuts, and Arby's. By searching Orbitz.com for cheap flights from Rock Springs, travelers can take advantage of the opportunity to search multiple airlines at once for bargain tickets.
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.
Flight schedule for flights from Rock Springs to New York on Sat, Feb 28, 2015
|Carrier||Flight #||Departing||Arriving||Aircraft||Flight time|
|Delta Air Lines/Delta Air Lines||DL7389/DL466||RKS||6:55 AM||JFK||2:58 PM||EM2/738||6hr 3min|
|United Airlines/United Airlines||UA5471/UA303||RKS||7:15 AM||LGA||4:08 PM||EM2/320||6hr 53min|
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