You'll need to break up the journey from Asuncion Airport (ASU-Silvio Pettirossi Intl.) to New York, NY Airport (JFK-John F. Kennedy Intl.) because there are no direct services on this route. LATAM Airlines, AVIANCA and Air Europa offer the best alternative — a flight with just one stop.
With a minimum flight duration of 10 hours and 55 minutes, it's a wise idea to be as comfortable as possible. Racked up quite a few frequent flyer points? Think about using them to upgrade to a seat with more legroom on your Asuncion to New York trip.
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The city of Asuncion is served by Silvio Pettirossi International Airport. Travelers looking for flights from Asuncion can quickly search for low-fare domestic and international flights on Orbitz.com. Several airlines fly out of the airport, including Aerolineas Argentinas, Copa Airlines, Gol Airlines, PLUNA, Sol del Paraguay, and TAM Airlines. The airport is in Luque, approximately eight miles north of the downtown Asuncion area.
Visitors planning to take a flight out of the Asuncion airport may choose to park their car in the general parking lot located just outside the airport terminal. Short-term and long-term parking are available.
Several transportation options are available to reach the airport from Asuncion. One option is to take the bus that runs between the downtown area and the airport, city bus 30-A. The ride will take about one hour. Many local hotels also offer shuttle bus transportation to the airport. Another option would be to take a taxi. A 20-minute taxi ride between Asuncion and the airport will typically cost about $16.
Travelers looking for a quick bite to eat prior to their departure will find one restaurant at the airport located just before customs and another located in the departure hall. There are snack bars and cafes situated in the airport as well. Searching Orbitz.com in advance can help travelers locate the best deals on low-fare flights from Asuncion.
There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.
New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.
New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.
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