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Seattle and Dakar airports and terminals
Flights to Dakar
While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.
When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.
If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.
Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.
Dakar Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport Information
You will find cheap flights to Dakar by using Orbitz.com. Dakar Leopold Sedar Senghor International Airport (DKR), located near Yoff Town and 10 miles to the northwest of Dakar, offers direct flights to 26 city destinations in the world. Among the airlines that fly to the airport are Air France, Lutfhansa, Iberia, Emirates, South African Airways and United Express.
Transportation from the Airport
You will find the taxi rank outside the arrivals hall, with the average cost for taxi services to downtown Dakar being 5,000 francs. The charges for cab services are negotiable, although they do not exceed 10,000 francs. If you prefer an alternative with a relatively low fare, use Bus Line 8 at a cost of 250 francs.
Dakar's Weather Information
Dakar experiences a semiarid climate, with a short rainy season and a long dry season. The rainy season stretches from June to September, with August registering an average of seven inches of rain. October, the hottest month, has an average high temperature of 83 degrees Fahrenheit and a low of 72 degrees.
Popular Attractions in Dakar
Visit La Maison des Esclaves, which is a century-old building that was used as a processing spot for African slaves. Other sites that you should visit include the Sandaga, the IFAN Museum (African Arts Museum) and the Le Monument de la Renaissance Africaine. The best time to visit Dakar is from November to February, as the weather is pleasantly warm. Use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights to Dakar.
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