There are no direct flights between Houston and Wilmington, so you'll need to switch planes. But it's not the end of the world. American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer flights from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Wilmington, NC Airport (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) with a single stopover.
The fastest flight time from Houston, TX Airport (IAH-George Bush Intercontinental) to Wilmington, NC Airport (ILM-Wilmington Intl.) is 3 hours and 5 minutes, which gives you lots of time to enjoy a wine or lose yourself in a good book.
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Booking flights from Houston is easy if you use the services offered on Orbitz.com. George Bush Intercontinental Airport is the main airport that serves those traveling in and out of the city. Named after George H. W. Bush, this airport serves tens of millions of travelers yearly and was the 10th busiest airport in the United States in 2011. Airlines that service this airport include American Airlines, British Airways, Delta, Air Canada and Air France. Find low-cost tickets to destinations around the world on Orbitz.com.
Parking at George Bush Intercontinental Airport costs $17 per day, and you can purchase airport parking tickets in advance on Orbitz.com. However, if you are planning a long trip, this cost can add up. There are many companies that offer off-site parking to Houston travelers at cheaper rates. Ramada, which is approximately four miles from the airport, charges travelers $25 per week for parking and offers shuttle services to and from the airport. Park 'N Fly is located approximately three miles from the airport and charges $7 daily for parking, and Rocket Parking is located just over four miles from the airport, charging $5.50 per day.
The Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority has a bus and rail system that will get Houston residents to and from the airport. The airport has courtesy vans that will pick travelers up from locations that are within a five mile radius of the airport. Taxis are also available throughout the city and are the quickest option for those who choose not to drive or take public transportation. If you are arriving in Houston and need transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars on Orbitz.com. Customers can check out the latest sales to find bargain prices.
George Bush Intercontinental Airport has a variety of restaurants that you can enjoy while waiting for your flight. Urban Crave, Cat Cora's Kitchen and Harlon's BBQ offer southern-style dishes. There are also many restaurant chains at this airport, including Schlotzky's Deli, Chili's and Popeye's Chicken. Book your flights from Houston using Orbitz.com and arrive at the airport early enough to relax and enjoy a fine meal.
Wilmington, North Carolina, is known for its beautiful beaches, island atmosphere, and rich history. Orbitz.com is an excellent resource for researching and booking flights to Wilmington. The area is served by Wilmington International Airport, approximately five miles north of downtown Wilmington, on Airport Blvd. The airlines that serve this coastal airport are Delta, US Airways, and Allegiant Air. Located midway between Miami and New York City, the airport is often chosen as a point of entry to the country for international travelers.
Not only can you book your flight through Orbitz.com, you can reserve a car for use on your visit to Wilmington. The airport has several rental car agencies located in the baggage claim area, and most lots are within walking distance of the terminal. Many nearby hotels offer shuttle service to and from the airport, and there are also private taxis available just outside the baggage claim area.
Located in southern North Carolina, along the coast, Wilmington enjoys moderate temperatures year round. Average highs in July, the hottest month, can reach 90 degrees, while average temperatures in January are in the mid 50s. Temperatures in the winter can get down to the 30s, so winter travelers should bring along sweaters and jackets.
Beach lovers have three excellent choices for fun in the sun. Carolina Beach offers family fun with a boardwalk, water slides, and a state park. If a laid-back small town beach is more your speed, Kure Beach is a perfectly relaxed and natural setting. Wrightsville Beach is the most easily accessible beach from Highway I-40, and offers beach visitors a look at the Intracoastal Waterway that connects the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts. Research flights to Wilmington on Orbitz.com, book your choice, and get ready for a wonderful, water-filled vacation.
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