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.
As you plan your trip to Kentucky, use Orbitz.com to find the best bargain flights to Louisville. Louisville International Airport is located at 600 Terminal Drive, less than seven miles south of downtown Louisville. Several major air passenger carriers service the airport, including American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Bahamasair, Southwest, United, US Airways and Vision Airlines.
Public transportation in Louisville is limited, but you can access the Transit Authority of River City (TARC) buses right at the airport. The city regulates cab fares, so you can expect a flat rate of $19.55 for a quick trip from the airport to downtown Louisville. There are always private car and limousine services available, but a better option might be to bundle a rental car in with your flight when you purchase your air tickets using Orbitz.com.
Summers in Louisville are warm, with temperatures ranging from 70 to 90 degrees Fahrenheit. Although it doesn't generally snow in Louisville, winters can be cold, usually in the high 20s to low 40s. The area gets 3 to 4 inches of rain each month all year long, so be sure to pack a light rain slicker for your trip.
Even if you're not in Louisville at Kentucky Derby time, there is plenty to see and do. History buffs might enjoy a visit to the Kentucky Derby Museum or the Louisville Slugger Museum and Factory, while outdoor adventurers might prefer a day at Cherokee Park. Make sure to take a stroll down historic Frankfort Avenue and try some of the city's traditional foods, including red velvet cake and hot browns. Enjoy your trip, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for flights to Louisville.
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