Flights from Bellingham
Bellingham Airport Information
You will find cheap air tickets for flights from Bellingham or any place between Seattle and the Canadian border via Bellingham International Airport (BLI) on Orbitz.com. Located three miles to the northwest of Bellingham City off Interstate 5, Exit 258, the airport is 30 minutes to the south of the Canadian border and serves regular flights to Seattle's Sea-Tac area. There is one runway and four boarding gates at the passenger terminal. BLI flights are offered by Frontier Airlines, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Air and Horizon Air.
Parking at the Airport
Directly across from the passenger terminal of the airport are the short- and long-term parking lots. Orbitz.com will make arrangements for safe and affordable parking, and you can pay with cash or a credit card in the baggage claim area. Relatively cheaper off-airport parking is available.
Ground Transportation Information
Shuttle buses traverse the distances between the parking lots and the terminals. Orbitz.com will arrange for transportation to the airport via taxis, rental cars or shuttle services, such as Bellair Charters and Quick Shuttle. A taxi ride from Western Washington University in Bellingham to the airport will cost between $20 and $25.
Dining at the Airport
For Mexican delicacies, visit Taco Bell at 100 E Stuart Rd. Baskin-Robbins, located at 1235 W Bakerview Rd., serves a variety of fast food dishes. Other restaurants found near the airport include Subway, Mykonos Greek Restaurant, Halibut Henry's NW Gifts, Papa Murphy's Take N Bake Pizza, Melody Hall and Magic Dragon. You can find affordable flights from Bellingham at 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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