The Abraham Lincoln Capital Airport is located at 1200 Capital Airport Drive, three miles northwest from the center of Springfield, Illinois. American Eagle, Vision Airlines and United Express service the airport. Orbitz.com makes it easy to find flights from Springfield to any destination. Orbitz searches flight information from various airlines to find the best deals on flights.
The airport offers free long-term parking for passengers who need to leave their cars at the airport while they travel. If you don't want to park your car at the airport, you can take a taxicab. Cabs run on meters, so the total cost depends on the length of travel. Some cab companies in the area include Lincoln Yellow Cab, Springfield Taxis and Freedom Cab.
If you need to grab something to eat before your flight, the airport features a Subway restaurant where you can get sandwiches made to order. If you just want a snack or a drink, there are vending areas inside and outside the passenger screening area. When you use Orbitz.com to find flights from Springfield, all of your travel arrangements are taken care of before you arrive at the airport. This gives you plenty of time to eat before your flight.
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.
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