You'll have to break up the journey from New Orleans to Augusta because there are no direct flights on this route. American Airlines, Delta Air Lines and Aeromexico offer the best alternative — a flight with only one stopover.
If the weather is good and all goes according to plan, you could be flying into Augusta, GA Airport (AGS-Augusta Regional) from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) in as little as 2 hours and 5 minutes. With such a quick flight time, contemplate taking hand luggage only.
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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.
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.
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.
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 CafÃ© 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.
Augusta Regional Airport provides domestic and international flights for Augusta and the surrounding area. You can find discount flights to Augusta on Orbitz.com. The website compares airline rates so that you can choose the best one for your budget and needs. The airport is located at 1501 Aviation Way, about six miles from downtown. It is host to Delta Airlines and US Airways Express.
Transportation from the airport is available by taxi and car rental. Augusta has several taxi companies, and their rates vary by the company and your destination. If you prefer the freedom a rental car provides, Avis, Budget, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Thrifty, and Ace all have locations at the airport. Rental rates vary by the company, but you can prearrange your rental on Orbitz.com to avoid any unexpected cost and hassle.
The weather in Augusta ranges from mild to hot and humid. Normal summer temperatures are in the 90s and lows around 70ÂºF. The winter averages around 60ÂºF during the day and drops into the 30s at night. Augusta receives between two and five inches of precipitation each month year round.
Staying entertained in Augusta won't be too difficult with the many attractions and activities Augusta has to offer. The Morris Museum of Art, Imperial Theatre, Symphony Orchestra Augusta, and Goshen Plantation Golf Club all provide hours of entertainment. When you are searching for flights to Augusta, check with Orbitz.com for a complete list of attractions you can enjoy during your trip.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.