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New Orleans Airport Information

Most heading flying from New Orleans use the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Look for flights from New Orleans using Orbitz.com and you will be able to choose from the many air passenger carriers that service the airport, including Air Canada, AirTran, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, JetBlue, Southwest, United and US Airways.

Airport Parking in New Orleans

You'll never have to spend hours searching for a parking space as the New Orleans International Airport's long-term parking garage has the capacity to hold 2,500 cars. The cost is fairly reasonable at a maximum of $13 for any 24-hour period. Alternatively, there are also off-site parking operators like Park 'N Fly on Airline Drive and US Park on Airline Highways that offer free shuttle services to and from the airport.

Ground Transportation in New Orleans

To get to the airport, you can take the airport-downtown express bus (E-2) for only $2.00, but jostling with other commuters may not be convenient if you're carrying a lot of luggage. Tiger Airport Shuttle provides transportation to and from Baton Rouge, while the airport's shuttle service travels between the airport and New Orleans' central business district. You can also find cabs that charge roughly $33 for transportation from the downtown area to the airport. If you purchased your air ticket through Orbitz.com, you may have saved enough money to treat yourself by hiring a private car or limousine service to get you to the airport on time in comfort.

Restaurants in the New Orleans Airport

Whether you are looking for a cold beverage or a light nosh, you will have plenty of choices once you reach the airport. Popular eateries include the Café Beignet in the West Terminal near the JetBlue counter, Lucky dog on concourses B and C, PJ's Coffee before the security checkpoint on Concourse C and Praline Connection on Concourse B. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com for the best deals the next time you are looking for flights from New Orleans.

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.

Frequently asked questions

Am I able to catch a flight from New Orleans to Lynchburg now?
The Covid-19 Travel Advisor can answer all your questions about quarantine and travel restrictions when flying from New Orleans to Lynchburg.
What is the shortest flight from New Orleans to Lynchburg?
It can take as little as 2 hours and 44 minutes to get from Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl. Airport (MSY) to Roanoke, VA (ROA-Roanoke Regional). Sit back and enjoy the ride, because you’ll be strolling through arrivals in a flash.
If I am not able to travel due to COVID-19, can I cancel my flight to Lynchburg?
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it’s good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Lynchburg have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you’ll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
Are there flights to Lynchburg with flexible change policies?
In most cases you’ll have the option to reschedule your flight to Lynchburg without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the “no change fees” filter and book with confidence.
What is the cheapest day of the week to fly?
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2021 shows that Monday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Tuesday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
What is the cheapest month to fly?
We won’t keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data from 2021, the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a break from it all in the shortest month of the year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly is during the height of summer in July, and in the holiday month of December.*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2021. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.

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