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.
Seattle Airport Information
On your next trip to the Pacific Northwest, use Orbitz to find low-cost domestic and international flights to Seattle. The primary airport is the Seattle-Tacoma International Airport, more commonly known as Sea-Tac, located roughly 15 miles south of downtown Seattle. The Boeing Field-King County International Airport is less than 10 miles south of the city, but flights into this airport are generally more limited and a bit more expensive.
Ground Transportation in Seattle
You will have several public transportation options once you land in Seattle, including Link Light Rail and King County Metro Transit. There are also public taxis, share-a-ride shuttles and private car services ready to bring you to your final destination. Expect to pay a fare of between $35 and $45 from Sea-Tac into downtown Seattle, and roughly half of that from the Boeing Field airport. Use Orbitz.com to plan your trip, and you will be able to either rent a car or choose a hotel that has free shuttle service to and from the airport.
Seattle Weather Information
Seattle has a mild climate, with winter temperatures usually ranging from the mid-30s to the mid-40s and summer temperatures that rarely go above the mid-70s. November and December usually have a fair amount of rainfall, but the rest of the year is fairly dry. Because cool nights occur year round, plan a wardrobe that you can layer to accommodate the fluctuating temperatures.
What to Do in Seattle
Visitors to Seattle have no shortage of things to see and do. Some of the most famous landmarks include the Space Needle, the site of the original Starbucks in Pike Place Market and Bill Gates' house on Lake Washington. There are also plenty of parks, museums, theaters, shops and restaurants in and around the city. Enjoy your stay, and the next time you need discount flights to Seattle, be sure to use Orbitz.com.