Flights from Antigua island
V.C. Bird International Airport
Scheduling a flight from Antigua island is easy with Orbitz.com. V.C. Bird International is the only airport on Antigua, so if you're looking for international or domestic flights, this is the airport you will be traveling through. Several airlines meet at the V.C. Bird International Airport, including American Airlines, British Jamaica, and Air Canada. The airport is located in the north end of the island, and it is just a 10-minute drive from St. John's. It is accessed by taking the Antigua Sugar Factory Road or Old Parham Road, followed by taking Airport Road to the airport itself.
Parking at the Airport
Buses operate along Airport Road, providing transportation to and from St. John's. Taxis can be arranged on a fixed-fare basis, and the charge is approximately EC $40 to $54. The ride to a hotel or St. John's will take approximately 10 to 15 minutes. Long-term and short-term parking is available at the front of the terminal building.
Transportation to the Airport
Orbitz.com can help you find ways to access the airport and travel once you reach your destination. Public transportation is available directly from the airport, but Orbitz.com can also help you prearrange a taxi ride to the city or your hotel.
V.C. Bird International Airport Restaurant and Shopping
V.C. Bird International Airport has several shopping centers that are duty free, so you won't have to worry about paying taxes on purchases made. A bar and restaurant are both available at the airport as well, so you can get something to eat or drink before your flight. Let Orbitz.com help you plan your low-fare flight from Antigua Island.
Flights to Chicago
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.
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