Flights from Charlotte
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.
Flights to Huntsville
Huntsville International Airport
If you're looking for cheap flights to Huntsville, Alabama, Orbitz.com can help. Huntsville International Airport is located nine miles southwest of downtown Huntsville and is part of the Port of Huntsville. The airport offers nonstop service to and from many major cities across the country and is served by Airtran, American Airlines, Delta, US Airways, and United Airlines.
Transportation Available at the Airport
Seven car rental agencies offer counter service in the baggage claim area on the lower floor. When you rent a car through Orbitz.com, pickup can be accomplished quickly. A hotel shuttle service is available by calling Executive Connection. Several taxi companies and limousine services are available to passengers leaving the terminal as well. For guests of the Four Points by Sheraton hotel, located within the airport, transportation is a simple walk from the baggage claim area.
Weather in Huntsville
Weather in Huntsville is typically mild in the winter and humid in the summer; the climate is considered subtropical. Summertime highs are usually in the high 80s and low 90s, with average temperatures in the winter falling in the upper 40s to low 50s. Huntsville does experience thunderstorms, so it's a good idea to pack an umbrella.
Things to Do Around Huntsville
There is always something to do in Huntsville. Visitors to the U.S. Space and Rocket Center can stroll through Rocket Park to see the only Saturn V rocket still in existence. The center is also famous for its Space Camp, which brings young astronauts-in-training to the area each year. Big Spring National Park is a must-see in downtown Huntsville. The park is the site of several festivals throughout the year and is also home to the Huntsville Museum of Art. The adventures are waiting, so get started by looking for cheap flights to Huntsville on Orbitz.com today.
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Embassy Suites Huntsville Hotel & Spa'800 Monroe Street, Huntsville 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Huntsville, this spa hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Big Spring Park, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library, and Early Works Childrens ...
Days Inn & Suites Huntsville3141 University Dr NW, Huntsville 2.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Huntsville, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of University of Alabama-Huntsville, Huntsville Depot Museum, and Huntsville Museum of Art. Von Braun ...
Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham Huntsville1820 Chase Creek Row, Huntsville 2.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Huntsville, this hotel is 2.8 mi (4.4 km) from North Alabama Railroad Museum and within 6 mi (10 km) of Alabama Agricultural and Mechanical ...
Express & Suites Huntsville - University Drive3810 University Drive, Huntsville 2.5 out of 5.0
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La Quinta Inn Huntsville Research Park4870 University Dr NW, Huntsville 2.5 out of 5.0
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SpringHill Suites Huntsville Downtown745 Constellation Place Drive, Huntsville 3.0 out of 5.0
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