Flights from Detroit
Detroit Metro Airport
The Orbitz.com website makes it easy to find cheap flights from Detroit to any destination. The Detroit Metro Airport is located at 9000 Middlebelt Road, approximately 21 miles from downtown Detroit. Twelve airlines service the airport, including Delta Airlines, Frontier, Air Tran and American Airlines. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flight, the website searches flights from all available airlines so you can choose a flight with cheap tickets.
Parking and Transportation
The Detroit Metro Airport offers long-term parking for $10 per day. It also runs complimentary shuttle services from the parking lots to the airport terminals. If you're traveling for more than four days, it's cheaper to take a cab to the airport. Cab fare from downtown Detroit costs $44.50. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can reserve a rental car using the Orbitz.com website. This way, you can get from the airport to your hotel without relying on public transportation.
Dining at the Airport
There are a variety of restaurants located at the airport including Chili's, Diego's Mexican Cantina, Detroit 500 and Fuddruckers. When you book your flight using Orbitz.com, you have plenty of time to grab a quick meal before your flight, because your travel arrangements are made before you arrive at the airport. The Orbitz.com website does more than find cheap flights from Detroit; it has all the tools you need to plan your entire trip.
Flights to Jackson
Traveling to Jackson
Air travel to the city of Jackson, MS and the surrounding area uses the Jackson-Evers International Airport. Jackson-Evers is located at 100 International Dr., 12 miles from the city center, in the small city of Pearl. All commercial flights to Jackson use this airport as their destination. A second, smaller airport is located in northwest Jackson. The smaller airport, Hawkins Field, preceded Jackson-Evers and has now been relegated to private use only. The international airport is named in honor of civil rights leader and Mississippi local, Medgar Evers. The airport provides direct flights to nine cities daily and is serviced by Delta, United, American Eagle, US Airways and Southeast Airlines. It's the only U.S. airport listed among the top ten best in the 2011 Airports Council International survey.
Transportation From Jackson-Evers International Airport
Those arriving at Jackson can find transportation into the city by taxi, city bus, or limousine, or, for larger groups, by chartering a bus. Taxi service is the quickest way into the downtown area, with fares beginning at about $18. City bus service averages about $1.50 per ticket, with prices varying according to the age of the traveler. Car rentals are also available from Avis, Budget, Hertz, and other companies, with rental counters located on Terminal Level 1 near the baggage claim area. Driving from the airport to the downtown area takes only around 15 minutes.
The Weather in Jackson
The weather in Jackson is hot and humid in the summers, with temperatures in Fahrenheit ranging between average lows in the mid-60s and highs in the lower 90s. Winters are mild, with averages running between 35 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to average in the 60s and 70s. Dress should be moderately seasonal, with heavy dress likely necessary only during November through February.
Things to Do in Jackson
There are plenty of things to do in Jackson. Annual festivals include CelticFest in September, Crossroads Film Festival in April, and the Mississippi State Fair in October. Multiple theaters and art galleries are available for visitor enjoyment, and a number of museums cover everything from state history to art. Cheap flights to Jackson are available daily, and reservations are possible online through Orbitz.com.
Embassy Suites Jackson-North/Ridgeland200 Township Pl, Ridgeland 3.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Ridgeland, this hotel is within 12 mi (20 km) of Annandale Golf Club, Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, and Mississippi State Capitol. ...
Hampton Inn & Suites Jackson-Coliseum320 Greymont Avenue, Jackson 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Jackson, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mississippi Trade Mart, Mississippi Governor's Mansion, and Mississippi State Capitol. Mississippi ...
Red Roof Inn Jackson Downtown - Fairgrounds700 Larson Street, Jackson 2.0 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Jackson, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Mississippi Trade Mart and Mississippi State Capitol. Mississippi Governor's Mansion and Mississippi ...
Best Western Plus Flowood Inn & Suites1004 Top St, Flowood 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry Museum, The Refuge, and Mississippi Children's Museum. Riverside ...
Hilton Garden Inn Jackson Downtown235 W Capitol St, Jackson 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in Downtown Jackson, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Jackson Convention Complex and Mississippi Governor's Mansion. Mississippi State Capitol ...
Hyatt Place Jackson/ Ridgeland1016 Highland Colony Pkwy, Ridgeland 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Ridgeland, this hotel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Annandale Golf Club, Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium, and Mississippi Agriculture and Forestry ...
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