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 Lynchburg
Airports in Lynchburg
Located in the heart of the Virginia Piedmont area, Lynchburg has evolved from a bustling tobacco port on the James River to a center for education and culture. The city is home to five universities and a thriving downtown shopping district, drawing visitors from across the region. Lynchburg Regional Airport is a small facility, with just 12 arriving and departing flights each day. US Airways Express, a regional carrier, handles all flights in and out of Lynchburg. The airport lies about 15 minutes outside of downtown at the intersection of US 29 South and US 460.
Transportation From Lynchburg Regional Airport
Rental cars are a popular way to get to and from Lynchburg Regional Airport and your hotel. Orbitz.com can help you select the best rental car rate from among several rental car companies that have kiosks in the airport. Several major taxicab companies also do business in Lynchburg. The travel time from the airport to anywhere in Lynchburg will not be more than 20 minutes.
Weather in Lynchburg
Lynchburg has a warm and humid climate for much of the year. Winters are cool but not cold, with average highs in the 40s during the coldest months. Summers are hot, with highs topping out near 90 in July and August. Nights tend to be slightly cooler because of the elevation. Rain is common during the spring and summer.
Things to Do in Lynchburg
At Liberty University's Snowflex Center, you can go skiing all year-round. The center features a main slope, bunny slope and ski lodge. For something more cultured, you might visit the Legacy Museum of African-American History downtown. The museum is one of several art galleries and other cultural or historical attractions within the city limits.
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