Killeen, TX, sits in the heart of the Central Texas region, bordered by one of the largest military bases in the world. The city, as well as the base, receives airport services from the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport located just a little over five miles from the city's center. Flights from Killeen are provided at the airport by American Eagle, Delta Connection and United Express, with reservations possible through Orbitz.com.
Parking is available at the Killeen-Fort Hood Regional Airport for both short-term and long-term use. Short-term parking for up to 30 minutes is free in either lot, while times of 31 minutes to an hour are charged at a rate of $1.00 in both lots. Additional charges of $1 an hour apply after that, with a daily maximum of $10 in the short-term lot and $8 in the long-term lot. Daily rates continue at the lot daily maximum, with the weekly maximums of $60 for the short-term lot and $48 for the long-term lot. The short-term lot is located across the street from the airport terminal, and the long-term lot is adjacent on the opposite side.
Transport to the airport is available through the various taxi companies operating in the city. Taxis are metered, with the fare to the airport dependent on the pickup point. Shuttle service is available by reservation through ANS Shuttle Service.
Stopping off on the way to the airport for a meal is a good way to begin your journey. The Texas Roadhouse in Killeen provides tasty and filling meals for lunch and dinner. For something a bit more exotic than steaks, Koreana offers authentic Korean food at affordable prices. Deals on flights from Killeen are available through reservations made at Orbitz.com online.
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.
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.
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.
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