The Crnl. FAP Francisco Secada Vignette International Airport offers flights from Iquitos, which can be booked on Orbitz.com. This airport is the main transport hub of the Peruvian Amazon, and it is about 4.3 miles from the center of Iquitos. Four airlines serve the airport: Star Peru, Peruvian Airlines, LAN Airlines and COPA Airlines, all of which have connecting flights to and from Lima and other parts of the country. LAN Airlines offers seasonal flights to Pucallpa and Tarapoto.
The parking area is rarely crowded, but it does not offer reserved parking for people with disabilities. The airport is closed between 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. due to flocks of vultures on the airport's runways.
The main transportation to the airport is by moto-kar. These are three-wheeled motorbikes that can accommodate three people. Travelers can also take direct buses running to and from the airport or hire a cab.
The airport is relatively small and has few facilities. Travelers leaving from the airport can go to nearby low-cost hotels, some of which have restaurants. Hotels within two miles of the airport are the Tangarana Eco Lodge, San Pedro Lodge and Hotel del Sol Oriente. Enjoy air ticket discounts and sales when you book your flights from Iquitos at Orbitz.com.
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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