Plan Your Trip from Charlotte to Erie
What You Should Know about Flights from Charlotte Airport
Charlotte Douglas International Airport is a busy hub in the southeast that offers many regional and international flights from Charlotte. More than 39 million people passed through this airport in 2011 alone. The five concourses are home to 13 airlines, from popular domestic carriers such as American Airlines and JetBlue Airways to foreign carriers like Air Canada Jazz and Lufthansa German Airlines. Located six miles west of downtown Charlotte on the Josh Birmingham Parkway, this airport offers many air ticket deals through Orbitz.com.
Airport Parking Options
Charlotte International Airport offers over 25,000 parking spaces. The long-term parking lot is the best value at $4 per day. The costliest option is valet parking at $19 per day. Several shuttles are available to get you to and from the lot if you choose the economical option.
Solving the Airport Transportation Problem
If you choose to leave your car at home, there are several options for transportation to and from the airport. Charlotte has bus, train and taxi services; the cheapest options are the bus and train. You can ride either for $1.75 per ride, and they operate 20 hours a day. Express bus fare will cost you $2.40. A taxi is the most direct route and costs about $20 per trip within six miles of the airport. With the money you save by buying your air tickets on Orbitz.com, you can afford the extra cost of a taxi.
Finding a Good Meal at the Airport
Like any other airport, Charlotte International offers a wide variety of fast food options. From Burger King to Panda Express, there are plenty of the choices available. For a good sit-down breakfast before your flight, stop at Bojangles' Famous Chicken and Biscuits. The restaurant is located inside the airport and offers home-style meals for passengers boarding flights from Charlotte. Book you flight on Orbitz.com to save enough time to savor the meal before take-off.
Erie International Airport
Orbitz.com searches hundreds of flight options to find you cheap flights to Erie. The Erie International Airport is located on West 12th Street, approximately seven miles from the center of Erie. Three major airlines service the airport-United, Delta and US Airways. The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to see if there are any sales on airline tickets. It displays all available options, so you can find a low cost ticket that fits your budget.
Transportation From the Airport
The Erie Yellow Cab company services the airport. It takes passengers from the airport to the downtown Erie area for a flat fee of $17. Buses also run from the airport to downtown Erie numerous times a day. If you'd rather have access to a vehicle during your stay, you can use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. The airport houses five car rental companies in the terminal building. This makes it easy to pick up your vehicle as soon as your plane lands.
Climate in Erie
Erie is the sixth snowiest place in the United States, which makes it ideal for people who love outdoor winter sports. Temperatures in the winter range from the low 20s to the low 30s. Summer temperatures range from the high 50s to the high 70s, with July and August being the hottest months. You can save money by using Orbitz.com to plan your trip during the area's off-peak travel season-spring and fall.
Highlights and Attractions
Waldameer Park & Water World, the Presque Isle Downs and Casino and various ski resorts are popular attractions in Erie. The Orbitz.com website does more than find you cheap flights to Erie; you can use the website to plan your entire vacation itinerary.
Quality Inn and Suites Conference Center8040-A Perry Highway, Erie 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated on the Strip, this hotel is 0.2 mi (0.3 km) from Presque Isle Downs and Casino and 2.9 mi (4.7 km) from Erie Zoo. Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center ...
Springhill Suites by Marriott Erie2087 Interchange Rd, Erie 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Erie, this hotel is 1 mi (1.6 km) from Millcreek Mall and 2 mi (3.2 km) from Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center. Erie Zoo and Lake Erie Arboretum ...
Quality Inn & Suites Fairview6467 Sterrettania Rd, Fairview 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Fairview, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Whispering Woods Golf Course, Asbury Woods Nature Center, and Ambassador Banquet & Conference Center. ...
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