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Airports in New York

Three airports service the New York metropolitan area: John F. Kennedy (JFK) International Airport, LaGuardia Airport and Newark Liberty International Airport. JFK is located 20 miles from Manhattan on JFK Access Road. LaGuardia is located 6.5 miles from Manhattan on Ditmars Boulevard. Newark is located 16 miles from Manhattan on Brewster Road in Newark, New Jersey. Numerous airlines service the three airports, including North American, JetBlue and United Airlines. The Orbitz.com website can find you cheap flights from New York to any domestic or international destination.

Parking and Transportation

All three airports have long-term parking options available. JFK and Newark both charge $18 per day for long-term parking. The long-term parking at LaGuardia Airport costs $33 per day for the first two days, and $18 per day for each additional day. The NYC Airporter shuttle takes passengers from New York to JFK and LaGuardia airports. The bus fare is $12.75 to LaGuardia and $15.75 to JFK. The subway also runs between Manhattan, LaGuardia and JFK. Cab fare from Manhattan runs between $30 and $50, depending on which airport you're heading to. If you need access to a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.

Dining at the Airports

If you need to grab a bite to eat before your flight, all three airports have on-site restaurants. Some of the dining options include McDonald's, Dunkin' Donuts and Starbucks. Using Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from New York means that all of your travel details are handled before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to relax and enjoy a meal before your flight.

Airports in Johannesburg

A young and dynamic city, Johannesburg is a transit point connecting more popular tourist destinations like Cape Town and Kruger National Park. The tourism of the city bloomed after passing visitors discovered its beauty. Long and interconnecting flights to Johannesburg are made simple by using Orbitz.com.

There are four airports in the Johannesburg area: O.R. Tambo International Airport, Lanseria Airport, Rand Airport and Grand Central Airport. ORTIA is the nearest airport to Johannesburg and is roughly 14 miles east of the city. It is the hub to major airlines like Air France, British Airways, Singapore Airlines and South African Airways. Lanseria Airport and Grand Central Airport are both privately owned international airports and handle private and chartered flights.

Transportation from O.R. Tambo International Airport

Arriving passengers can easily switch from international terminals to domestic terminals through the Gautrain rail transit system. The transit system also links the airport to Sandton, the main business district and a popular tourist destination in the metro. You can also reserve car rental services on Orbitz.com prior to arriving in the airport for hassle-free transportation. Five bus lines also pass through ORTIA twice a day. Private bus companies run to and from the airport and link passengers to Johannesburg's central business district.

Weather in Johannesburg

Winter in Johannesburg begins in May and is considered the sunniest, albeit the coldest, part of the year. Frost can be experienced on occasional nights, and temperatures can drop to 4 degrees Celsius. Rainfall occurs during the summer months and can bring about afternoon thunderstorms.

Major Attractions in Johannesburg

Johannesburg is home to some of the tallest buildings in Africa, including the Sentech Tower and the Carlton Centre. Johannesburg is also regarded as one of the greenest cities in the world because of the millions of trees planted within the city. Many tourists enjoy shopping in the upscale shopping malls like the Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City. Johannesburg is dedicated to wildlife preservation and is home to the Lion Park nature reserve and the De Wildt Cheetah Centre. If you like the fusion of business and wildlife in one city, you can check your planner and reserve budget flights to Johannesburg on Orbitz.com.

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Hotels in Johannesburg

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Premier Hotel OR Tambo
Premier Hotel OR Tambo
73 Gladiator Street, Kempton Park
4.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (3 reviews)

This family-friendly Kempton Park hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Kempton Park Golf Club and Festival Mall. International Terminal Duty ...

$72

$72
InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport
InterContinental Johannesburg O.R Tambo Airport
Johannesburg Intl Airport, Kempton Park
5.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (6 reviews)

This family-friendly Kempton Park hotel is located in the business district, 0.5 mi (0.8 km) from International Terminal Duty Free Mall, and within 6 mi (10 ...

$240

$240
The Michelangelo Hotel
The Michelangelo Hotel
Nelson Mandela Square, Sandton
5.0 out of 5.0

Located in Johannesburg's Sandton district, this hotel overlooks Nelson Mandela Square, lined with sidewalk cafés, restaurants, and shops. The upscale Sandton ...

$179

$179
Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton Johannesburg
Radisson Blu Gautrain Hotel Sandton Johannesburg
Corner of Rivonia Road and West Street, Sandton
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Located in the heart of Sandton, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City. Sandton Convention Centre and Johannesburg ...

$87

$87
Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton
Protea Hotel Balalaika Sandton
20 Maude Street, Sandton
4.0 out of 5.0
3.9 out of 5 (8 reviews)

Modern hotel with colonial themed design set in lush, landscaped gardens, attached to Village Walk Shopping Centre and within walking distance to Nelson Mandela ...

$83

$83
Park Inn Sandton
Park Inn Sandton
118 Katherine Street, Sandton
4.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (15 reviews)

This family-friendly Sandton hotel is located in the business district, within 1 mi (2 km) of Nelson Mandela Square and Sandton City. Johannesburg Stock Exchange ...

$36

$36
City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
City Lodge Hotel at OR Tambo International Airport
Above Multi-Storey Parkade 2, Level 5, Kempton Park
3.0 out of 5.0
5.0 out of 5 (4 reviews)

Situated in Kempton Park, this hotel is 2.6 mi (4.1 km) from Kempton Park Golf Club and 2.8 mi (4.5 km) from Festival Mall. Modderfontein Golf Club and Greenstone ...

$109

$109
Emerald Guesthouse
Emerald Guesthouse
19 Halifax Street / 78A Gladiator Street, Kempton Park
3.0 out of 5.0
4.5 out of 5 (2 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this guesthouse is within 3 mi (5 km) of Kempton Park Golf Club, Festival Mall, and International Terminal Duty Free Mall. Value Mall ...

$36

$36
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport
The Aviator Hotel OR Tambo International Airport
Corner of Bosch Street and Kempton Road, Kempton Park
3.0 out of 5.0
4.0 out of 5 (28 reviews)

This family-friendly Kempton Park hotel is located near the airport, within 2 mi (3 km) of Festival Mall and Kempton Park Golf Club. International Terminal Duty ...

$55

$55
Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport
Protea Hotel by Marriott O.R. Tambo Airport
Corner of York and Gladiator Streets, Kempton Park
4.0 out of 5.0
4.2 out of 5 (44 reviews)

Situated near the airport, this hotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Kempton Park Golf Club, International Terminal Duty Free Mall, and Festival Mall. Value Mall and ...

$84

$84

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