Flights from Washington DC
The Best DC Airports
Before you call airlines looking for flights from Washington, DC, you should check with Orbitz.com. The two major airports in DC are Washington Dulles International Airport and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport. Alaska Airlines, US Airways, and Frontier Airlines handle domestic flights from Ronald Reagan, while Virgin America, ExpressJet Airlines, and Colgan Air operate out of Washington Dulles. Ronald Reagan is only three miles from the downtown area, and Washington Dulles is 26 miles from downtown.
Long-Term Parking Options
The five parking lots at Ronald Reagan offer daily and hourly parking rates, and the airport charges $20 per day for parking in the long-term lots. The economy lot only charges $12 per day, but this lot is open and uncovered. Washington Dulles has two long-term parking lots that charge $17 per day and one economy lot that charges $10 per day. For $30, you can use valet parking.
Public Transportation Choices
The Metrorail and Metrobus make at least one stop at each airport every day. The stops are clearly marked around the city, and you can find maps that help you find the correct line. Taxis are not as low cost as the public transportation options because the drivers charge a pickup fee, baggage fee, fee per mile, and a fee for any time that the driver must wait.
Places to Eat
Both airports offer a range of dining options. Washington Dulles is home to Dulles to Go, Five Guys, Subway, and Wendy's, while Ronald Reagan has Dunkin' Donuts, Euro Cafe, and Jerry's Subs & Pizza. Once you have something to eat, you can browse through the sales at some of the shops surrounding the restaurants. If you want to enjoy your vacation, use Orbitz.com to look for flights from Washington DC.
Flights to Recife
Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport
Find cheap flights to Recife by using the search tools at Orbitz.com. Located about six miles from the center of the city, Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport (Av. Mascarenhas de Moraes) provides air service for the area. A number of airlines, such as American Airlines, Azul and Oceanair, offer both domestic and international flights to this state-of-the-art airport.
Getting from Recife/Guararapes-Gilberto International Airport
Ground transportation at the airport includes bus sevices that will take you to downtown Recife or to the bus station. The RRFSA train also makes stops near the terminal on Avenue Sul, and taxis are also available.
Weather in Recife
Temperatures in Recife are warm year round, making it ideal for a winter escape. August and September are the coolest months with lows in the upper 60s and highs in the low 80s. December through January boasts lows in the lower 70s and highs in the upper 80s.
Attractions in Recife
Recife offers a variety of tourist attractions. Boa Viagem Beach is a popular destination featuring coral reefs and miniature swimming pools. Rua do Bom Jesus Island is Recife's oldest attraction and it is where you will find the Kahal Zur Synagogue and free weekend concerts. Also in Recife is São Pedro dos Clérigos, a beautiful cathedral that dates back to the 1700s. No matter where you plan to visit in the city, Orbitz.com can get you started by helping you find cheap flights to Recife.
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