Whenever you need to book flights from Springfield, Missouri, visit Orbitz.com to find the best deals available. Springfield-Branson National Airport is located five miles northwest of the city's central business district and is the only airport in the city. American Airlines, Delta Connection, United and Allegiant are the major airlines that service this airport, and these airlines offer direct flights from Springfield to various cities in the United States.
There are no public buses that travel directly to Springfield-Branson National Airport; however, you can get to the airport by taxi or car. All Around Cab Co., Springfield Yellow Cab and Springfield Car Service & Shuttle are some of the cab services that provide transportation to the airport. If you prefer to drive, long- or short-term parking is available. Lot B offers short-term parking, which is free for the first 30 minutes. After 30 minutes, you are charged $1.50 each half-hour until you reach the daily maximum of $15. Lot C offers long-term parking for $10 per day or $50 per week.
If you want to grab a bite to eat before your flight, you'll be glad to know that McAlister's Deli has two locations in the airport. Both locations open at 4:45 a.m. each day and stay open until late in the afternoon or early in the evening. There is also a newsstand where you can grab a quick drink or snack while waiting for your flight. Book your flights from Springfield using Orbitz.com, and our database will search for the best air ticket deals online.
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.
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 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.
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.
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