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 Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)
Traveling to Kona
Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.
Transportation From the Kona International Airport
Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.
The Weather in Kona
The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.
Things to Do in Kona
Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.
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