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|Origin Airport IATA Code||BOI|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||CHI|
|Direct Flight Airlines||American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada, Lufthansa, United Airlines|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||7:13PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||12:09AM UTC|
I like the smaller express planes for seating.
The flight attendant helped me find a seat closer to the entrance to the plane when I told her about my eye impairment.
The newer seats are not comfortable, too hard
united wifi did not work
Only bad thing was the plane arriving late and then leaving even later causing me to have an extra connecting flight and an added 8 hours travel time
The staff did awesome handling weather delays and being encouraging.
We always fly United. Their helpful service and attention to making our trip pleasant is always appreciated.
Chicago ORD my least favorite Airport. It is so lacking in hospitality services and very cramped and difficult to navigate. Such a stark contrast to Boise
JUst disappointed that we could not land and were diverted to Michigan and then the airport opened and United did not have a gate so had to wait
Sun Valley is served by Friedman Memorial Airport, which is located 14 miles south of Sun Valley, in Hailey, Idaho. It is easy to find flights from Sun Valley on Orbitz.com, where you can search for deals aboard Delta Air Lines, Alaska Airlines, and American Airlines.
Parking at Friedman Memorial Airport is free for the first 30 minutes. Passengers who need to park at the airport for longer durations will pay $1 for each 30 minutes after the initial free period. The maximum daily charge for parking is $7.50.
There are no public transportation routes to Friedman Memorial Airport. There are taxi companies in the area to take you to the airport. The phone number for Wood River Taxi is (208) 721-8892, or you can reach Airport Cab Company at (208) 481-2119. Call them to inquire about rates or reserve a taxi to the airport.
Due to the small size of the airport, dining options at the airport itself are limited. There are eateries in Hailey where you can grab a bite to eat before heading to the airport-just make sure you allow plenty of time to arrive before your plane boards. You can stop for breakfast at Shorty's Diner, or stop for some New York-style pizza at Wise Guy Pizza Pie. Both are located on Main Street in Hailey. Check departure times on flights from Sun Valley when you purchase your air ticket on Orbitz.com.
Chicago O'Hare International Airport is located on West O'Hare, approximately 18 miles from downtown Chicago. It has hubs for every major airline that offers flights to Chicago, including American Airlines, British Airways and JetBlue. The Chicago Midway International Airport is located on South Cicero Avenue, approximately 12 miles from downtown Chicago. Seven airlines service Midway airport, including Air Tran, Delta and Southwest Airlines. Orbitz.com searches flights arriving at both airports so you get the best prices.
Both airports offer public transportation via Chicago's elevated train system. The tickets cost $2.25, or you can purchase an all-day pass for $5.75. Taxi services are also available from both airports. Cab fares to downtown Chicago range from $35 to $45. If you want to rent a car for the duration of your stay, Orbitz.com can reserve a vehicle for you. Both airports have onsite rental car facilities.
Summer temperatures in Chicago range from 66 to 84 degrees Fahrenheit, and the temperatures during the winter months range from 18 to 35 degrees Fahrenheit. Chicago is prone to heavy snowfall during the winter months, so most vacationers travel to Chicago during the summer. However, if you use Orbitz.com and schedule your trip during the off-peak travel season, it's easy to find cheap flights to Chicago.
Orbitz.com not only helps you find cheap flights to Chicago, but can also help you purchase tickets to the Sears Tower or make reservations for guided city tours.
There are no direct services between Sun Valley and Chicago, so you'll need to swap planes. But it's not the end of the world. United Airlines, Alaska Airlines and Delta Air Lines offer flights from Sun Valley, ID (SUN-Friedman Memorial) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) with just one simple stopover.
Flying from Sun Valley, ID (SUN-Friedman Memorial) to Chicago, IL (ORD-O'Hare Intl.) will take a minimum of 3 hours and 55 minutes. Indulge in a wine and watch a show or two — this is the perfect opportunity to just relax.
We get that traveling right now has its challenges, so it's good to know that many reservations booked through us are able to be cancelled or changed. If your travel plans to Chicago have been affected by COVID-19, a lot of airlines are making things easier by offering credits to use at a later date. Just sign in to your account and you'll quickly see what options are available. Our Customer Service Portal is the place to go for more information.
In most cases you'll have the option to reschedule your flight to Chicago without a change fee. All you have to do then is pay the difference between the old flight and the new one. Look for the "no change fees" filter and book with confidence.
Consider flying out early in the week to save on your airfare. Orbitz data from 2019 shows that Tuesday is the cheapest day to depart, followed by Monday. Saturday showed the highest average ticket prices likely because many travelers prefer to start their vacation on a weekend.
We won't keep you guessing, according to Orbitz data the cheapest month to fly is February. Perfect for those who need a weekend getaway, or just a fresh start to the new year. Be aware that the most expensive time to fly isn't the height of summer, as most people assume, but the festive month of December.
To really save big on your next vacation, think outside the box. Select two different airlines or fare types for your return trip and you'll generally get a much better deal. Those who tried this on Orbitz in 2019 saved over 50% on their airfares. Get mixing and matching today!
*According to flight demand on Orbitz.com from January to December 2019. Savings are subject to change based on departure location, date and destination.
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