Unfortunately, you won't find any direct flights from Traverse City to Albuquerque. If you're about to fly from Traverse City, MI Airport (TVC-Cherry Capital) to Albuquerque, NM Airport (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport), you'll have to change planes. American Airlines, United Airlines and Delta Air Lines service this route with just one stopover. Use the layover to stretch out those legs and get a bite to eat.
The shortest flight time from Traverse City, MI Airport (TVC-Cherry Capital) to Albuquerque, NM Airport (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport) is around 4 hours and 3 minutes. Grab your favorite tipple from the drink cart, start your travel journal or listen to that podcast — you'll have enough time on this medium-haul journey.
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Flights from Traverse City, Michigan, originate at the Cherry Capital Airport. Its colorful name fits with the dÃ©cor inside the airport, which has a design inspired by Frank Lloyd Wright. The sleek, modern style makes the airport wait a bit more comfortable. Located four miles from downtown Traverse City on South Airport Road, Cherry Capital is a small hub for eight airlines. They include American Eagle, Delta and United. More than 250 domestic flights come through the airport each week. Reserve your air ticket for one of those flights on Orbitz.com
Stow your car in the short- or long-term parking lots offered by the airport. The short-term lot charges $1.25 per half-hour, with a $10 maximum charge. The long-term lot charges $2.00 per hour, with a $6.75 maximum daily limit and a $10.00 maximum weekly limit. The cell-phone lots on the east side of the terminal are reserved for pickups only.
You have a choice of independent shuttles, taxis or hotel shuttles to get you to the flight on time. Independent shuttles are the most expensive. Some of the rates are over $100, depending on the company. You can take a taxi for a $5.00 minimum fare and an average of $3.00 per mile. Hotel shuttles are the best deals. If you arrange them when you book the hotel, you can get a ride to the airport free of charge. Book the hotel and flight together on Orbitz.com to keep further costs down.
Get a bite to eat and/or a cup of coffee before an early flight at one of two restaurants located close to the Cherry Capital Airport. Opa Coney and Grill offers Greek Cuisine to fill you up. They are open for breakfast, serving the traditional American dishes with a Greek spin on them. Grab a quick bite to eat at Big Apple Bagels if you are in a hurry. For great deals on air tickets, book your flights from Traverse City on Orbitz.com.
Albuquerque International Sunport, located three miles from the city's center, provides services for more than six million passengers each year. It is the state's largest airport, and numerous cheap flights to Albuquerque can be found on a daily basis. The airport hosts a large number of airlines, including American Airlines, American Eagle, Delta Air Lines, United Express, US Airways and Southwest. Both flight reservations and ticket purchases are possible through Orbitz.com. A second airport, Double Eagle II Airport, provides general aviation services for the area.
City buses and taxis provide transportation from Albuquerque Sunspot into the city. ABQ Ride offers a low-cost bus service into the city for only $1 per passenger. Taxis can be found outside baggage claim areas; fares are metered, so the cost will vary based on your destination.
Albuquerque is generally sunny throughout the year, with mild highs and lows during the summer and winter. Summer highs average in the low 90s, with winter lows dropping into the 20s or 30s. Because the nearby mountains overshadow the city, little rain or snow falls during the year so visitors will not need rain gear.
There are many things for visitors to do in Albuquerque. The New Mexico Museum of Natural History and Science and the Indian Pueblo Cultural Center are interesting cultural attractions. For those desiring a bit more excitement, the Rainbow Ryders provides hot air balloon rides with an incredible view of the region. Orbitz.com can help travelers find cheap flights to Albuquerque and popular attractions and activities to check out during their visits.
^Savings based on all package bookings with Flight + Hotel made on Orbitz.com from January 1, 2019 to December 31, 2019 as compared to the price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages.