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 Ketchikan
Ketchikan Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Ketchikan, the picturesque small town on Revillagigedo Island at the foot of Deer Mountain in southeast Alaska. Visitors to Ketchikan fly to Ketchikan International Airport, located on Gravina Island, one mile west of the central business district. Alaska Airlines, Pacific Airways, Promech Air and Taquan Air fly out of this airport. Alaska Airlines offers a nonstop service to Anchorage and Seattle, Washington. The airport also has a seaplane runway and serves as a base for private charters running sightseeing tours.
Ketchikan International Airport Ground Transportation
Travelers must take a seven-minute ferry ride or a water taxi from the airport to Ketchikan's central business district. The cost is approximately $5.00. Travelers are deposited at a terminal on the opposite shore that is about 1.5 miles north of downtown. From the terminal, travelers can catch a local bus or call for a taxi. You can get most places in the downtown area by taxi for under $15. Most hotels have a free shuttle service that will pick you up from the terminal.
Weather Information for Ketchikan
Ketchikan's weather is often compared to Scotland or Northern Ireland. Generally, it rains a lot in Ketchikan when it is not snowing. Temperatures in the winter average 33 °F. Summer temperatures average 65 degrees. Despite the general reputation of Alaska as a snowbound state, Ketchikan is rarely too cold or too hot for travelers. The town sees an average of 13 inches of snow in January, the area's coldest month.
Popular Attractions in the Ketchikan Area
Ketchikan is popular for its natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy hiking, kayaking and fishing. Scenic tours and adventure excursions leave from Ketchikan to explore the area by land, air and sea. Travelers can also enjoy the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show, Totem Heritage Center and Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Orbitz.com can help you find bargain tickets to area attractions as well as book cheap flights to Ketchikan.
Baranof Fishing Excursions3 Salmon Landing, Ketchikan 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Ketchikan, this hotel is steps from Southeast Alaska Discovery Center and Port of Ketchikan. Tongass Historical Museum and Dolly's House Museum are ...
Edgewater Inn Restaurant & Marina4871 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Ketchikan, this hotel is within 6 mi (10 km) of Port of Ketchikan, Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and Dolly's House Museum. Tongass Historical ...
Cape Fox Lodge800 Venetia Way, Ketchikan 3.0 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Ketchikan, this romantic hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Tongass Historical Museum and Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Port of ...
Ketchikan Beach House11195 North Tongass Highway, Ketchikan 2.5 out of 5.0
Situated in Ketchikan, this hotel is 1.4 mi (2.3 km) from Totem Bight State Park and within 9 mi (15 km) of Ward Lake and Settlers Cove State Recreational Site. ...
Black Bear Inn5528 N Tongass Hwy, Ketchikan 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated in Ketchikan, this bed & breakfast is 3 mi (4.8 km) from Ward Lake and within 6 mi (10 km) of Totem Bight State Park and Port of Ketchikan. Southeast ...
The Inn at Creek Street207 Stedman Street, Ketchikan 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Ketchikan, this inn is within a 5-minute walk of Dolly's House Museum, Tongass Historical Museum, and Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. ...
Best Western Plus Landing Hotel3434 Tongass Ave, Ketchikan 3.0 out of 5.0
Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Port of Ketchikan, Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and Tongass Historical Museum. Dolly's House ...
The Gilmore Hotel326 Front St, Ketchikan 2.5 out of 5.0
Located in the heart of Ketchikan, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Port of Ketchikan, Southeast Alaska Discovery Center, and Tongass Historical Museum. ...
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