Flights from Rochester
Rochester Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find flights from Rochester, NY, by searching many airlines at once to find great deals on tickets. The Greater Rochester International Airport is located at 1200 Brooks Avenue, right off I-390, approximately 4 miles southwest of downtown Rochester. Daily air service is provided by Air Canada, AirTran, American, Continental, Delta, JetBlue, United, and US Airways on three runways.
Airport Parking Fees
The Rochester airport has both short- and long-term parking available. Fees for outdoor short-term parking are $2 per hour, with a maximum of $24 per day. The long-term parking garage fees are $14 per day. Loading and unloading of passengers is allowed in front of the terminal, but the driver must stay with the vehicle at all times. A complimentary cell phone lot is available if you are waiting to pick someone up from a flight.
Ground Transportation Information
Metered taxis are available to transport you to the airport. The minimum fare is $10, with an extra charge of $2.50 for each additional passenger. The airport is also serviced by the Rochester bus system, with a fare of $1. Not only can Orbitz.com find budget air travel, we can also find ground transportation.
Rochester Airport Restaurants
The airport has an assortment of restaurants, including McDonalds, Subway and Dunkin Donuts. A variety of shops allow you to pick up any last minute purchases. Free wireless Internet service is available from Concourse A to Concourse B. For your next trip, use Orbitz.com to find flights from Rochester.
Flights to Jackson
Traveling to Jackson
Air travel to the city of Jackson, MS and the surrounding area uses the Jackson-Evers International Airport. Jackson-Evers is located at 100 International Dr., 12 miles from the city center, in the small city of Pearl. All commercial flights to Jackson use this airport as their destination. A second, smaller airport is located in northwest Jackson. The smaller airport, Hawkins Field, preceded Jackson-Evers and has now been relegated to private use only. The international airport is named in honor of civil rights leader and Mississippi local, Medgar Evers. The airport provides direct flights to nine cities daily and is serviced by Delta, United, American Eagle, US Airways and Southeast Airlines. It's the only U.S. airport listed among the top ten best in the 2011 Airports Council International survey.
Transportation From Jackson-Evers International Airport
Those arriving at Jackson can find transportation into the city by taxi, city bus, or limousine, or, for larger groups, by chartering a bus. Taxi service is the quickest way into the downtown area, with fares beginning at about $18. City bus service averages about $1.50 per ticket, with prices varying according to the age of the traveler. Car rentals are also available from Avis, Budget, Hertz, and other companies, with rental counters located on Terminal Level 1 near the baggage claim area. Driving from the airport to the downtown area takes only around 15 minutes.
The Weather in Jackson
The weather in Jackson is hot and humid in the summers, with temperatures in Fahrenheit ranging between average lows in the mid-60s and highs in the lower 90s. Winters are mild, with averages running between 35 to 60 degrees Fahrenheit. Spring and fall tend to average in the 60s and 70s. Dress should be moderately seasonal, with heavy dress likely necessary only during November through February.
Things to Do in Jackson
There are plenty of things to do in Jackson. Annual festivals include CelticFest in September, Crossroads Film Festival in April, and the Mississippi State Fair in October. Multiple theaters and art galleries are available for visitor enjoyment, and a number of museums cover everything from state history to art. Cheap flights to Jackson are available daily, and reservations are possible online through Orbitz.com.
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