Flights from Montgomery
Montgomery Regional Airport
Whether you're flying to Dallas or Atlanta, there are several cheap flights from Montgomery Regional Airport available on Orbitz.com. This commuter airport offers flights from American Eagle, Delta Connection and US Airways to several regional destinations. Located six miles from the city's downtown business district, Montgomery Regional Airport is right off the Selma Highway. The airport is primarily used for military purposes, with the 187th Fighter Wing of the Alabama National Guard being stationed there.
Parking at Montgomery Regional
Montgomery Regional offers short- and long-term parking. For both parking options, it costs $1.00 per half hour. For all-day parking in the short-term section, the airport charges $12.00. Visitors parked in long-term parking for an entire day will be charged $8.00.
Getting to the Airport
There are several ways to get to the airport from downtown Montgomery. The local taxi companies can take passengers straight from their hotels to their gates in a few minutes, depending on traffic. Prices for cabs will vary based on the time of year and how far the hotel is from the airport.Those looking for deals on car service to the airport should check with their hotel's front desk. A few of the hotels in Montgomery offer complimentary shuttle service to and from the airport. In the event a hotel does not offer this service, private companies, such as A Touch of Class, Concierge Shuttle Services and Betty's Elegance, offer rides to the airport at a flat rate.The Montgomery Area Transit System also has a bus that takes visitors from the downtown region to the airport. The cost of a one-way ticket on the bus is $1.00.
Restaurants at the Airport
Montgomery Regional Airport is home to three different types of eateries. Subway has a restaurant within the concourse, offering guests a selection of delicious subs, breakfast sandwiches and drinks. Coffee lovers will be thrilled to try Montgomery Muggs, a local company that offers a number of tasty beverages and food. The Layover Lounge is a bar located in the main terminal that has several cocktails and beers on tap, as well as TVs with the latest news, weather and sports. For more information on flights from Montgomery, be sure to check out Orbitz.com.
Flights to Columbus
Port Columbus International Airport
If you're looking for domestic flights to Columbus, Orbitz.com can help you find the best deal. Port Columbus International Airport is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately 9 miles from downtown Columbus. Seven airlines service the airport-United Airlines, Southwest, US Airways, American Airlines, Delta, Air Canada and AirTran Airways.
Transportation From the Airport
The Central Ohio Transit Authority operates bus services that run from the airport to downtown Columbus. Bus fare costs $2. Taxicabs are also available at the airport. Cab fare costs $2.75 for the first 1/9 of a mile and $.45 for each 2/9 of a mile after that. There is also a $3 surcharge for all taxicabs transporting passengers from the airport. Cab fare to the downtown area typically costs between $23 and $28. If you want access to your own vehicle, Orbitz.com can reserve a rental car for you.
Weather in Columbus
During the winter months, the temperatures in Columbus are typically in the high 20s or low 30s. The weather warms up in the summer, and temperatures are usually in the mid-80s. If you use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or October, you'll have nice weather and save money, because it's not considered a peak travel time.
Highlights and Attractions
Each year, in July, Columbus hosts the Ohio State Fair. Other area attractions include the Central Ohio Fire Museum, the Columbus Museum of Art and the Wyandotte Winery. The Orbitz.com website does more than find flights to Columbus; it also finds discounts on hotels and allows you to purchase tickets to area attractions.
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