Flights from Minneapolis
Airports in Minneapolis
The city of Minneapolis is served by the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport. The airport is situated to the southeast of the city. Several domestic airlines and three international airlines serve the airport. Travelers looking for cheap flights from Minneapolis can search for flights from several airlines at once on Orbitz.com, including Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta Airlines, Frontier Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport is a joint military-civilian airport. The airport is situated approximately 10 miles from both downtown Saint Paul and downtown Minneapolis.
Parking at Minneapolis Airport
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport offers a variety of parking options. Covered parking is available for visits lasting more than nine hours at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $22. Value parking is also available at a rate of $8 for the first hour and a daily maximum charge of $16. For visits less than nine hours, short-term parking is available at a rate of $5 for the first hour and up to a maximum of $36 a day.
Transportation at the Minneapolis Airport
Travelers departing from the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport can take advantage of a range of transportation services, including car rental companies, van and shuttle services, and taxi services. Public transportation is also available through the Metro Transit. The public bus service serves the Twin Cities metro area. Taxi service is available to and from the airport. Fares average between $38 and $49 for trips to and from downtown Minneapolis. Fares from downtown St. Paul range between $30 and $37.
Restaurants at the Minneapolis Airport
Several dining options are available at the Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, making it easy for travelers to enjoy breakfast and a cup of coffee or a quick snack prior to boarding their flight. Restaurant options include A&W, Burger King, Caribou Coffee, Dunn Bros Coffee, Einstein Bros. Bagels, French Meadow Bakery Cafe, La Brea Bakery Café and Starbucks Coffee. By searching for multiple airlines at once on Orbitz.com, it is easy to find cheap flights from Minneapolis.
Flights to Kansas City
Flying to Kansas City
Despite its name, Kansas City is not located in Kansas. It is the largest city in Missouri and handles a great deal of airport traffic from tourists and businesspeople. Let Orbitz.com help you find the best deals on flights to Kansas City and accommodations for your trip.
Airports in Kansas City
Kansas City International Airport handles all the air traffic in the area. It lies 15 miles northwest of downtown Kansas City and is served by Southwest Airlines and Republic Airlines. The airport offers free Wi-Fi and has a consolidated car-rental service. Orbitz.com can help you get the best deal on hundreds of flights through Kansas City's airport.
Transportation from the Airport
A public bus route stops at Terminal C and travels back and forth between it and the downtown bus stop. It costs $1.50 per trip. For travelers needing to go to nearby cities, such as St. Joseph, Columbia, or Topeka, a shuttle service is available. The airport is located next to I-29 and I-435. You can also get special package deals on rental cars by booking through Orbitz.com.
Weather in Kansas City
Because of its inland location, Kansas City has distinct seasons, with summertime temperatures averaging around 90 degrees. The weather is humid, and you can expect rain to occur mostly during the spring and summer. If you decide to visit in winter, expect to deal with temperatures dipping into the negatives in January. Tornadoes are also a common occurrence in late spring and early summer.
Kansas City is most famous for its barbeque cuisine. The American Royal hosts a barbeque contest each fall, making it a busy time for tourists from around the nation. Other tourist attractions include the Kansas City Blues and Jazz Festival, also held during late November.
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