Flying from Myrtle Beach to Atlanta
Myrtle Beach International Airport
Booking cheap flights from Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, is quickly accomplished using Orbitz.com. Flights from Myrtle Beach take off from Myrtle Beach International Airport, formerly known as Myrtle Beach Jetport. Located on the historic site of the Myrtle Beach Air Force Base, the airport is 3 miles southwest of downtown Myrtle Beach, on Jetport Rd. Airlines serving the airport include Delta, United, US Airways, Allegiant, Spirit, and Porter. It is a hub for Vision Airlines. Both domestic and international flights originate from Myrtle Beach International Airport.
Parking at the Airport
There are three lots available for short-term, long-term, and economy parking at Myrtle Beach International Airport. The short-term and long-term lots are both located directly in front of the terminal. Hourly parking is available for $1.00 per each 20 minutes of parking, up to a maximum of $24.00 per day. Long-term parking can be had at a charge of $2.00 per hour for the first four hours, $9.00 for between four and 24 hours, and $8.00 for each consecutive day after. The economy and credit-card lot offers free shuttles to and from the airport, and parking is $1.00 per hour, up to $7.00 for the first day. Each consecutive day is $6.00.
Transportation at Myrtle Beach International Airport
There are nine car rental agencies located within the terminal building near the baggage claim. If you've rented a car using Orbitz.com, returning it before your flight can be done quickly. Several taxi companies offer transportation to and from the airport, and several nearby hotels offer free shuttle services. A ground transportation coordinator is available in the baggage claim area to assist with finding the right option for each passenger.
Restaurants at the Airport
Myrtle Beach International Airport currently offers a variety of food choices for travelers getting ready to depart, with several more planned to open when the newly expanded terminal begins operations in 2013. Currently, passengers can pick up a breakfast sandwich or fresh sub at the Subway located on the concourse. Java Course Coffee can send you off with a specialty drink, made while you wait. The Boardwalk CafÃ© is a new, full-service restaurant, located just before security screening, making one last breakfast with friends or family easy to do. The excitement of the airport expansion and the new business it brings makes booking cheap flights from Myrtle Beach on Orbitz.com the perfect decision.
Atlanta Airport Information
Most of the visitors to Atlanta fly into Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. Hartsfield-Jackson is located 11 miles south of Atlanta, with easy access to the city via I-85. On your next visit, use Orbitz.com to book your budget flights to Atlanta, and you will be able to choose from any of the major domestic and international airlines that service the airport.
Ground Transportation in Atlanta
The most economical means of transportation into the city is via the MARTA, Atlanta's local train service. You can board the MARTA at the station, near the baggage claim area. Twenty minutes and $2.50 later, you'll be checking into your hotel in downtown Atlanta. Taxi service is available at the yellow bus aisle right outside of baggage claim. Expect fares into the city to cost roughly $30. If you used Orbitz.com to purchase your air ticket, consider bundling in a rental car or choosing a hotel that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Atlanta Area Weather Information
Atlanta's winters are mild, with average temperatures in the 40s and 50s, but summer temperatures can soar up to the 90s, with extreme humidity making it feel even hotter. July is the rainiest month of the year, so be sure to pack a rain slicker or umbrella in case you run into showers.
What to Do in Atlanta
Atlanta combines the elegance and charm of the south with big city living. Whether you are a history buff, urban adventurer or outdoor enthusiast, you will have plenty of choices to put into your planner for your Atlanta visit. Consider a trip to Turner Field, enjoy the nightlife in Buckhead, visit Olympic Park or take a bike tour of the city. Whatever you choose to do while you are there, remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you plan to look for flights to Atlanta.
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