While you won't be able to fly nonstop from Flint, MI (FNT-Bishop Intl.) to New York, NY (LGA-LaGuardia), there are a number of airlines that operate on this route with only one stopover. Why not see if American Airlines or Delta Air Lines have flights that suit your travel plans? If not, try United Airlines.
From Flint, the thrilling sights and sounds of New York are at least 3 hours and 9 minutes away. Lock in your favorite seat, or perhaps even one with more legroom, and get to your destination in comfort.
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The Bishop International Airport is Michigan's epicenter of air travel in the greater Flint area. Located at G-3425 West Bristol Road, the airport is less than six miles from the downtown area, with easy access to I-69 to I-75. Use Orbitz.com to look for deals on flights from Flint, and you will have access to all of the major airlines that service the airport.
Bishop International offers three choices of onsite parking. The short-term lot is directly across from the terminals, and charges a weekly rate of $154. The long-term lot is just a short walk from the terminals, and its weekly rate is $56. The most economical choice is the economy lot, with a weekly rate of $36. Although you can walk from the economy lot to the terminals, the airport offers a free shuttle service that runs every five minutes.
Getting back and forth from downtown Flint to the airport is easy. You can take an MTA bus or shuttle to keep the cost down, take a shuttle or share-a-ride van or simply hire a private taxi. When you book your air ticket through Orbitz.com, you just might save enough to warrant splurging on a private car service or limousine.
Instead of stopping for coffee on the way to the airport, take advantage of one of the two onsite restaurants. The Gateway Grille and Samuel Adam Toasts Flint Bar are a short walk from the gates just past the security checkpoint. Grab a beverage, have a full meal, watch some television or play a video game while you are waiting to board your flight. Enjoy your travels, wherever they may take you, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find flights from Flint, Michigan.
There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.
New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.
New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.
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