There are no direct flights between Anchorage and Kona Coast, so you'll need to swap planes. But it's not that big a deal. Alaska Airlines, Delta Air Lines and United Airlines offer flights from Anchorage, AK Airport (ANC-Ted Stevens Anchorage Intl.) to Kailua-Kona, HI Airport (KOA-Kona Intl.) with just one easy stopover.
The shortest flight time from Anchorage to Kona Coast is around 6 hours and 54 minutes. Order your favorite wine from the drink cart, start your travel journal or get to know your seat mate — you'll have plenty of time on this medium-haul journey.
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Anchorage's major airport is the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport, which is located on Airport Road and is about a 15 minute drive from downtown. Numerous airlines, both domestic and international, provide service for the airport. These airlines include Alaska, American, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, and several more. At Orbitz.com, you can search the fares of these airlines and others, ensuring that you find the best rates and options that suit your needs and budget.
Parking is available at one of several parking lots. The short-term lots have free parking for the first 30 minutes and then an additional $2.50 for each additional hour. Long-term parking is available at $2 an hour and $10 per day. The park, ride & fly lot offers a rate of $7 per day and provides free shuttle service to and from the airport terminals.
Taxis, shuttle buses, and rental cars are all available to get you to and from the airport on time. The cost of a taxi from downtown Anchorage averages between $17 and $22 and will take about 15 minutes. Car rentals can be booked on Orbitz.com, so you can book your air and ground transportation at the same time.
For those needing a quick snack or a full meal, the airport has many options to choose from, including Alaska Gourmet Market, CafÃ© Del Mundo, Chili's, Cinnabon and Yogurtland, among many more.
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Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.
Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.
The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.
Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.
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