As you can't fly nonstop from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Guatemala City Airport (GUA-La Aurora Intl.), a flight with just one stop is the next best thing. Delta Air Lines, United Airlines and American Airlines are popular airlines that service this route.
The shortest flight from New Orleans, LA Airport (MSY-Louis Armstrong New Orleans Intl.) to Guatemala City Airport (GUA-La Aurora Intl.) is around 3 hours and 28 minutes. Order a refreshment from the cabin crew, get stuck into your travel journal or get to know your seat mate — you'll have the time on this medium-haul journey.
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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.
La Aurora International Airport serves Guatemala and is where flights to Guatemala City are likely to arrive. For discount tickets on domestic flights to Guatemala City, look on Orbitz.com. La Aurora International Airport is approximately four miles south of Guatemala City's center, and it is 16 miles from Antigua.
From the airport, you can get to the city by taking the airport shuttle bus. This bus runs from the airport to the city center and most area hotels. Bus 32 leaves every 30 minutes. Taxis are also available for hire at the airport, and they will take you from Guatemala City to Antigua, which will take about one hour. You must pay a $3 departure tax at the airport. Rental cars are available from companies like Avis, Budget, Hertz, and National.
Guatemala City has moderate temperatures that are relatively unchanging. Averages as low as 55 degrees Fahrenheit and as high as 78 degrees Fahrenheit are normal throughout the year. The average high temperature tends to stay around 72 to 74 degrees Fahrenheit, no matter what month it is.
Some of Guatemala City's major attractions revolve around the rich Spanish-colonial architecture. Street markets are heavily populated, so this is another part of the culture that you should look into experiencing. There are also many museums to visit, such as the Popol Vuh Museum. No matter what you want to do in Guatemala City, Orbitz.com can help you plan your discount activities, get flights to Guatemala City, and make it easier to get around the city.
^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.