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San Jose, CA, Airport Information
San Jose, CA, is home to nearly one million people, a large city population that's serviced by its own international airport, providing regular flights from San Jose to international and domestic destinations. The Norman Y. Mineta Memorial San Jose International Airport is only two miles from the downtown area at the intersections of U.S. Route 101, Interstate 880 and State Route 87. The primary airlines operating from the airport are Southwest Airlines and Alaska Airlines. Reservations for you airline ticket on these or other airlines serving the airport can be made through Orbitz.com.
Parking at the Airport
Parking at Mineta San Jose International Airport is available at three hourly and three daily lots, one of which offers economy service. The hourly lots are interspersed around the terminal area for easy access, costing $2 for 30 minutes and $30 per day flat rates. The daily lots offer parking deals with discounted parking fees of $22 a day for the regular daily lots and $15 for the economy lot, which is further away from the terminals. Disabled parking is available in front of both terminals for a $2 rate for 30 minutes and $15 for a daily charge.
Transportation From the Airport
Several methods of travel are available for passengers to make their way from anywhere in the city to the airport. Several hotels in the area offer courtesy shuttle transportation for patrons. Public bus transportation is available from the Valley Transportation Authority, and metered taxi service is also available from anywhere in the area, with the downtown-to-airport fare costing approximately $15 to $18.
Breakfast Before Departing
A quick meal can be eaten at the airport before departure in one of the many restaurants available in the concourse. Only ticketed passengers are allowed in the area containing the restaurants. Coffee and pastries are served at the Euro Café near the baggage claim area, while Starbucks can provide sandwiches as well, to get you quickly to the available flights from San Jose. If you have a bit more time to stop off on the way to the airport, try a sit-down breakfast at Café San Jose on Meridian Ave. or at Bill's Cafe on Willow St.
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport
Sitka Rocky Gutierrez Airport is the primary airport serving Sitka. Flight is the primary method of reaching town because the city does not have any highways connected to other cities, and Alaska Airlines handles all flights into the area. Finding flights to Sitka can sometimes be a chore but a quick visit to Orbitz.com can put you in touch with a wide range of flights arriving throughout the day.
Lack of Highways
Sitka has one major road that passes through town. You can rent a car and drive yourself, but you might not enjoy the harsh weather that passes through the city. The RIDE is the city's public transportation system, and since it makes frequent stops at the airport, you can use it to reach your hotel. You can purchase tickets at the airport, or pay your fare on the bus. Several local stores also rent bicycles, but you might prefer another option if you have a lot of luggage.
Cool and Mild Weather
The average temperature in Sitka is less than 50 degrees. August is the hottest month, but even this month only sees temperatures in the low 60s. Winter temperatures often drop below freezing, and the city can get more than nine inches of snow every month during winter.
Sitka Hotspots for Tourists
The Alaska Raptor Center and Sitka National Historic Park are two of the most popular attractions for tourists. Baranof Castle State Historical Site and Herring Cove Trail are a few other sites that you might visit. Bargain prices on flights, hotels, and rental cars are available through Orbitz.com. You should visit Orbitz to start your search for flights to Sitka.
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