Flights from Calgary
Calgary International Airport
Finding deals on flights from Calgary, Alberta, doesn't have to be hard. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find fares from several different carriers. Calgary International Airport is the airport that provides international and domestic flight service to Calgary and the surrounding regions. The airport is 11 miles northeast of the center of town. Airlines including Air Canada, British Airways and United Airlines provide service to cities all over the globe, including London, Zurich and Amsterdam. The airport handles more than 12 million passengers a year.
Transportation to Calgary International Airport
Calgary's public transportation system provides service to and from the airport. One of the routes is the Route 300 BRT Airport/City Centre Route. This bus makes limited stops from downtown by way of Centre Street. It operates from 5 a.m. until midnight seven days a week. You can pay with an $8 Calgary Transit boarding pass, or you can pay $8 cash on the bus. If you pay with cash, you need to have exact change. If you take a taxi, you can expect to pay from $40 to $45 if you start from the city center.
Parking Options at the Airport
Short-term parking at the airport is free for the first 30 minutes. After that, it's $6 for every 30 minutes for a daily maximum of $35. There are two long-term parking lots. The daily rates range from $59 to $99 per week depending on the lot you choose.
Dining at the Airport
There are dozens of dining options available at the airport, and they're available day or night. The Great Canadian Bagel in Concourse B is the place to go for fresh coffee and a hearty breakfast. The restaurant is open from first to last flight every day, so it's perfect for an early morning flight. Booking your air ticket through Orbitz.com is a good way to ensure that you're getting great deals on flights from Calgary.
Flights to Castlegar
West Kootenay Regional Airport
Search Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Castlegar, British Columbia, and experience the backcountry Canadian adventure that awaits you. Your flight will land at West Kootenay Regional Airport, which serves Castlegar and the surrounding area. Air Canada Express flights arrive daily from Vancouver and Canada, and passengers coming from other domestic and international airports can transfer to a Castlegar flight at one of these two cities.
Getting into Castlegar
When you arrive, you can take the airport shuttle or one of three public buses that stop at the airport. Alternately, you can rent a car from Enterprise or Budget, which both have offices at West Kootenay Regional Airport. You may want to check Orbitz.com for sales and deals on car rentals before you leave home. Taxis are also available to take passengers into town.
Castlegar Weather Conditions
Castlegar tends to be humid, and rainfall is frequent. From June to August, Castlegar has average high temperatures in the 70s, with lows dropping into the 50s at night. In December and January, temperatures hover in the 20s, and cloudy skies are common. Light rain is common, especially in the winter months. Visitors are advised to bring rain gear no matter what time of year they visit Castlegar.
Exploring the Castlegar Area
Outdoor activities are popular in the Castlegar area. Visitors to Castlegar often bike, hike, fish, mountain bike, ski, and golf. Those interested in the culture and history of the area may enjoy Castlegar Station Museum; the Doukhobor Discovery Centre; or the Kootenay Gallery of Art, History, and Science. Start planning your West Kootenay adventure today by searching Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Castlegar.
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