Seattle and Telluride airports and terminals
Airports in Seattle WA, US
SeaTac Airport (SEA)
Distance from City Center: 10.9 miles
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Flights to Telluride
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.
Telluride Regional Airport
Book cheap flights to Telluride, Colorado on Orbitz.com to find deals that fit your budget. Telluride Regional Airport serves those flying in and out of the city. It is located approximately five miles from Telluride's central business district and hosts one airline. Great Lakes Airlines is available at this airport and offers daily flights to and from Denver, Colorado. To fly directly into Telluride Regional Airport, you must board a Great Lakes flight in Denver.
Ground Transportation in Telluride
Once you arrive at Telluride Regional Airport, you have a few ground transportation options available to you. Those who booked a rental car in advance on Orbitz.com can claim their vehicle shortly after landing in Telluride. Hertz and National are the only rental car companies located at this airport. Telluride Express is the most popular taxicab company in the city, and you are likely to find many of this company's vehicles lined up outside of the airport gates. Telluride also has a free public transportation system. Telluride's bus system, known as the Galloping Goose, travels throughout the city from 7 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day. There are four routes that run every 20 minutes.
Telluride, like most cities in Colorado, has extreme weather during the spring, summer and winter. Thunderstorms and hailstorms are very common throughout the spring and summer months. Winters in Colorado are extremely cold, and residents can expect heavy snowstorms to occur from late November to early March.
Things to Do in Telluride
Most people travel to Telluride, Colorado, to enjoy one of its many beautiful ski resorts. Telluride Mountain Village is known as the most beautiful and most popular ski resort in the city. Telluride Ski School also attracts a lot of tourists. It is the perfect place to visit if you want to learn how to ski or want to brush up on your skiing skills. Book your cheap flights to Telluride on Orbitz.com if you want to experience this lovely city.
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