Unfortunately, there are no direct flights between Albuquerque and Palm Springs. If you're flying from Albuquerque, NM Airport (ABQ-Albuquerque Intl. Sunport) to Palm Springs, CA Airport (PSP-Palm Springs Intl.), you'll need to change planes. American Airlines, United Airlines and Air Canada operate on this route with only one stopover. Use the layover to stretch out your legs and get a bite to eat.
Leave that epic movie for another time, because the journey from Albuquerque to Palm Springs can be as quick as 2 hours and 20 minutes.
|Origin Airport IATA Code||SAF|
|Destination Airport IATA Code||PSP|
|Direct Flight Airlines||American Airlines, Qatar Airways, Alaska Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Air Tahiti Nui|
|Earliest Flight Arrival||4:30PM UTC|
|Latest Flight Arrival||8:27PM UTC|
Use Orbitz.com to book one of the many flights from Albuquerque, and you are sure to find good deals on flights, hotels and rental cars. Albuquerque International Sunport is the primary airport serving the greater Albuquerque area. It is located at 2200 Sunport, SE, less than five miles southeast of the downtown area. Eight major passenger carriers currently serve the Albuquerque airport, including American Airlines, Delta, Frontier, Great Lakes Airlines, New Mexico Airlines, Southwest, United and US Airways.
The four-level parking garage next to the ABQ terminal is designed for hourly and short-term parking. The long-term parking sits just north of the short-term garage and has 500 spaces available for travelers. If you can't find a space there, try the 357-space long-term lot available on the arrival-level roadway to Girard. Long-term parking at the airport is very reasonable at just $7 per day.
You can get to the airport via New Mexico Rail Runner, ABQ Ride bus or local shuttle service using the Sunport Shuttle. There are three cab companies that offer taxi service, and you can expect the fare to cost roughly $20 to get from downtown Albuquerque to the airport. When you purchase your air ticket with Orbitz.com, you may find that you have saved enough money to cover the cost of airport transportation.
Grab your coffee at the airport instead of stopping on the way, as Albuquerque International Sunport has a variety of full-serve and grab-and-go venues ready to serve you. The Black Mesa coffee shop and bakery and the Los Cuates full-service restaurant are located on the third-level lobby before you go through any security checkpoints. There is also a food court in the A/B connector area as well as several eateries and lounges on the A concourse. The B concourse has limited options, with only the Watch! Sports Lounge and Grill. Have a good trip wherever your flight may take you, and don't forget to use Orbitz.com the next time you need to find deals on flights from Albuquerque International Sunport.
The Palm Springs International Airport, located at 3300 East Tahquitz Canyon Way, is one of the most stress-free airports you may ever fly into. It is a relatively small airport, so chances are that you and your fellow passengers will have the entire airport to yourselves while you are there. Use Orbitz.com to book a cheap flight to Palm Springs on one of the 11 airlines that fly in and out of the airport.
Palm Springs offers little in the way of public transportation, so most visitors use a taxi, limousine service or rental car. The airport is less than three miles from downtown, but most visitors head to one of the area resorts, which can be as far as 20 minutes away. Many Palm Springs resorts offer free shuttle service to and from the airport. You can check the resort's transportation options and other deals when you make your reservation and purchase your air ticket through Orbitz.com.
Palm Springs has typical desert weather, with winter temperatures in the 50s and 60s and summer temperatures that can soar past 100 degrees Fahrenheit. If you're visiting in the spring or summer, wear light-colored clothing with a high cotton or linen content, and schedule golf outings for early morning or late afternoon.
Palm Springs is a popular destination year-round, and most visitors do little more than swim, golf and relax. If you get into town, take a stroll down Palm Canyon Drive, where you can window shop in the little boutiques or have a light nosh at a cafÃ©. Enjoy your trip, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for cheap flights to Palm Springs.
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