Flights from Sun Valley
Friedman Memorial Airport
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 the Airport
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.
Getting to the Airport
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.
Dining at 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.
Flights to New York
New York Airport Information
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.
Ground Transportation in New York
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 Area Weather Information
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.
What to Do in New York
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.