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Seattle Airport

While Seattle is home to several airports, the only one that handles commercial flights is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport. Also known as Sea-Tac, this airport is responsible for all incoming flights, along with flights from Seattle. Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Delta Air Lines, Southwest Airlines, and US Airways are a few airlines that operate out of this airport. Located in SeaTac, Washington, the airport sits along the intersection of three state routes: 99, 518, and 509. Though the airport has three terminals, only the Concourse Terminal and North Satellite Terminal handle domestic flights. The South Satellite Terminal specializes in international flights. It's just a short drive from the airport to downtown.

Transportation

When you need to reach your hotel quickly, head for the public transportation system, which consists of Sound Transit and Metro Transit. The buses and light rails only cost a few dollars, and you can visit the sales counter at any station to purchase tickets for your trip. The light rail system drops passengers directly at some of the top hotels in the downtown area. Seattle uses a grid system for its roads, which makes finding your hotel easy if you drive. You can use the Orbitz.com sign to look for rental cars from the airport.

Weather

If you visit during the spring, winter, or fall, you need a warm coat and an umbrella. Though the city does not get snow, it does get a high amount of rain during these seasons, and temperatures that can drop below 40 degrees Fahrenheit. The summer is much warmer, with temperatures in the high 70s and less rainfall.

Popular Attractions

Seattle is home to dozens of cultural activities and attractions, including the Seattle International Film Festival, the Henry Art Galley, the Woodland Park Zoo, and the Seattle Underground Tour, which takes you through older parts of the city. When you look for flights from Seattle on Orbitz.com, take a few minutes to look for other low-cost attractions in the city.

Ketchikan Airport Information

Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Ketchikan, the picturesque small town on Revillagigedo Island at the foot of Deer Mountain in southeast Alaska. Visitors to Ketchikan fly to Ketchikan International Airport, located on Gravina Island, one mile west of the central business district. Alaska Airlines, Pacific Airways, Promech Air and Taquan Air fly out of this airport. Alaska Airlines offers a nonstop service to Anchorage and Seattle, Washington. The airport also has a seaplane runway and serves as a base for private charters running sightseeing tours.

Ketchikan International Airport Ground Transportation

Travelers must take a seven-minute ferry ride or a water taxi from the airport to Ketchikan's central business district. The cost is approximately $5.00. Travelers are deposited at a terminal on the opposite shore that is about 1.5 miles north of downtown. From the terminal, travelers can catch a local bus or call for a taxi. You can get most places in the downtown area by taxi for under $15. Most hotels have a free shuttle service that will pick you up from the terminal.

Weather Information for Ketchikan

Ketchikan's weather is often compared to Scotland or Northern Ireland. Generally, it rains a lot in Ketchikan when it is not snowing. Temperatures in the winter average 33 °F. Summer temperatures average 65 degrees. Despite the general reputation of Alaska as a snowbound state, Ketchikan is rarely too cold or too hot for travelers. The town sees an average of 13 inches of snow in January, the area's coldest month.

Popular Attractions in the Ketchikan Area

Ketchikan is popular for its natural beauty. Visitors can enjoy hiking, kayaking and fishing. Scenic tours and adventure excursions leave from Ketchikan to explore the area by land, air and sea. Travelers can also enjoy the Great Alaskan Lumberjack Show, Totem Heritage Center and Southeast Alaska Discovery Center. Orbitz.com can help you find bargain tickets to area attractions as well as book cheap flights to Ketchikan.

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