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Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Jacksonville, North Carolina, by searching many airlines at once for your air ticket. The Albert J. Ellis Airport serves Jacksonville and nearby Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune. It is located in Richlands, North Carolina, about 10 miles from downtown Jacksonville. It is served by two airlines, Delta and US Airways, that provide domestic service on one runway.
The airport has over 500 short- and long-term parking spaces. You can expect to pay $2 per hour, with the first 15 minutes free and a maximum of $7 per day. The parking lot is open from 4:30 a.m. until the last arriving flight. Contact the Airport Police Department, located in the terminal area, if you need access after-hours.
There are taxis available if you need transportation to the airport. You can expect a fare of about $40.00 from downtown Jacksonville to the airport. The Jacksonville public bus does not go to the airport, but shuttles are available from local taxi companies. Orbitz.com can find great deals on ground transportation, too.
The Airport Cafe is available to passengers who have passed security screening. It opens at 5 a.m., so you can grab breakfast or a cup of coffee before your flight. The Airport Grill & Lounge opens at 7:30 a.m. and offers grill items and cold sandwiches. It generally closes at 6 p.m., but may remain open later, depending on passenger traffic. Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Jacksonville that stay within your budget.
Use Orbitz.com to book one of the many flights to Tampa International Airport, the major airport serving the Tampa-St. Petersburg area. Most major domestic and international airlines fly in and out of the Tampa airport, which is located at 4100 George J Bean Parkway, roughly eight miles northwest of the downtown Tampa area.
There are several options for ground transportation from the Tampa airport. Pick up the Hillsborough Area Regional Transit bus (HART) near the red baggage claim area, or grab a taxi or share-a-ride van at the ground transportation quadrants located in each corner of the baggage claim area. Most cab companies charge a $2 fee plus $2.25 for each mile, with a minimum $15 charge for each trip. For the ultimate mobility during your stay, use Orbitz.com to add a rental car to your travel package.
Tampa has a relatively mild climate. Winter temperatures rarely drop below 55 degrees Fahrenheit, and summer temperatures top out at around 90 degrees. Dress for summer, but bring a light jacket for those cool nights and a waterproof slicker for the inevitable afternoon storms.
To get the most out of your Tampa trip, attend a few of the city's outdoor festivals and celebrations. Each Saturday evening throughout the summer, you can attend Saturday Sunsets on the Trail at Treasure Island or the Holmes Beach Concerts in the Park series. The Fun 'N Sun festival and the annual Tampa-Hillsborough Storytelling Festival run through the spring, and Art in the Park and the Bridge Street Market are weekly events. Enjoy your Tampa vacation, and don't forget to use Orbtiz.com to book cheap flights to Tampa for your next trip.
While you won't be able to fly straight from Jacksonville, NC Airport (OAJ-Albert J. Ellis) to Tampa, FL Airport (TPA-Tampa Intl.), there are a number of airlines that operate on this route with just one stopover. Why not find out if Delta Air Lines or American Airlines have flights that work with your travel plans? If they don't, look up Aeromexico.
The trip from Jacksonville to Tampa can be as quick as 2 hours and 43 minutes. With an easy flight time like this, why not take off on an impulsive getaway?
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