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Wellington International Airport
Flights from Wellington, New Zealand, are simple to book on Orbitz.com. Wellington is served by Wellington International Airport, which is located five miles southeast of the city. Seven airlines currently fly into the airport; it is a secondary hub for Air New Zealand, which offers international service to Australia.
Parking at Wellington International Airport
Wellington International Airport provides several parking options for departing passengers. All lots are open 24 hours a day, and spaces can be booked in advance. Valet parking is available for those who wish to simply drive up to the terminal. Premium parking is located closest to the terminal and has 24-hour surveilance with security cameras. Covered parking is available for both short- and long-term use, and the terminal lot provides a covered walkway for passengers to walk to the terminal. The long-term parking lot also offers free shuttle service to the airport.
Other Transportation to the Airport
The Airport Flyer bus service is a convenient door-to-door shuttle from Lower and Upper Hutt to Wellington International Airport; it stops at numerous locations throughout the city. Buses leave every 15 minutes from Lower Hutt. Three taxi companies offer transportation to the airport, and travelers wishing to share a ride can do so using the Super Shuttle.
Dining at Wellington International Airport
The airport invites departing passengers to fuel up before their flights at a number of restaurants. Donut King serves a variety of iced donuts and cinnamon rolls. Orb, a unique coffee shop, opens at 4 a.m. to welcome travelers. If a full breakfast is more your style, stop in at Red Rocks and treat yourself to a hot breakfast. Find flights from Wellington on Orbitz.com and experience all the yummy treats the airport has to offer.
Airports in Chicago
Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.
Transportation from the Airport
Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.
Weather in Chicago
Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.
Highlights and Attractions
Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.
Cheap flights from Wellington to Chicago
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Airports in Wellington , NZ
Wellington International Airport (WLG)
Distance from City Center: 3.2 miles