Fresno Yosemite International Airport is the main airport that domestic and international travelers use to catch flights from the city of Fresno. This small airport served 1.2 million passengers in 2011 and has planes flying out each day from major airlines, including US Airways, American Airlines, American Eagle and Delta. When planning your next trip out of Fresno, book your air tickets on Orbitz.com.
Yosemite International Airport offers long-term and short-term parking. Short-term parking rates are $1.00 for every 20 minutes that your vehicle is parked, until you reach the maximum short-term daily rate of $12. Long-term parking rates are a bit more reasonable. Parking your car at Yosemite International Airport for 24 hours costs $8.00.
Although Fresno has a public transportation system, there are no busses that go directly to Yosemite International Airport. However, Yosemite International does have shuttle services available that will pick travelers up from nearby hotels and the Yosemite National Park Amtrak station. There are also many taxi services in Fresno, and taking a taxi may be the quickest way for you to get to the airport if you don't have a car. If Fresno is your destination and you need ground transportation, you can find great deals on rental cars at Orbitz.com.
Yosemite International doesn't have as many dining options as most major airports, but you can still get a bite to eat while you wait for your flight. Starbucks, Quiznos, Subway and Wendy's are on the airport grounds. Whenever you need to find low-cost flights from Fresno, go to Orbitz.com to make your travel arrangements.
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights to Fort Smith in northwest Arkansas, the gateway city to the Ozarks. The closest and most convenient airport is Fort Smith Regional Airport, located at 6700 McKennon Boulevard, approximately three miles southeast of the central business district. The airport offers connecting service to and from Dallas/Fort Worth on American Eagle and Memphis on Delta Connection.
Taxis are available from Fort Smith Regional Airport. The airport is located in the downtown area, so travel time is quick, and the ride costs approximately $10. Most of the area hotels offer free shuttle pickup from the airport. Call your hotel in advance to make a reservation. Avis, Hertz, National and Budget car rental companies have outlets at the airport, if you prefer to rent a car. Orbitz.com can help you book a car at a discount rate for your stay in Fort Smith.
Fort Smith enjoys mild winters. Daytime temperatures in the winter hover around 50°F. Summers are hot and humid, with temperatures typically in the 90s. There isn't a bad time to visit Fort Smith as far as the weather is concerned, but you should keep in mind that the area is part of what is known in the United States as Tornado Alley. Although not a frequent occurrence, when a tornado hits the area, it hits hard. A great time to visit is in May for the Old Fort Days Rodeo, featuring 10 days of Wild West activities.
Popular Fort Smith area attractions include the Arkansas-Oklahoma State Fair, Fort Smith Airshow, Fort Smith National Historic Site and Belle Grove Historic District. Orbitz.com can help you find cheap tickets to area attractions as well as book cheap flights to Fort Smith.
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