Flights from Grand Rapids
Gerald R. Ford International Airport
Locating flights from Grand Rapids can often be difficult, especially for those looking to find the best deals. Orbitz.com allows you to search several different airlines at once to locate low fares. Gerald R. Ford International Airport is located on 44th Street, just 15 miles from downtown Grand Rapids. It is currently serviced by seven airlines, including Air Canada, American Eagle, Delta and United Express. Travelers can book tickets for a majority of these airlines through Orbitz.
Parking at the Airport
The front passenger terminal is available for dropping off and picking up passengers. Valet parking services are available for an extra fee, and both short-term and long-term lots are available for daily and hourly fees. The airport offers a parking garage as well. For travelers who will be leaving for an extended stay, the economy lot offers discounts for weekly parking. Shuttle services are available both to and from the parking lots.
Transportation to the Airport
Most motels provide shuttle services for guests free of charge. Limos can be rented by the hour, and Orbitz.com can help travelers locate car rental services in the area. Taxi services are available from any destination in the city to the airport. Rates are metered and may include a drop-off fee.
Restaurants at Gerald R. Ford International Airport
If you arrive at the airport early, you may want to grab a bite to eat before your flight. Starbucks and Bailey's Grove Coffee and Creamery offer a selection of blended coffees and pastries. The Great American Bagel Company offers a wider selection of menu items for travelers who prefer a light meal. Orbitz.com can help you locate flights from Grand Rapids at discounted rates.
Flights to Baton Rouge
Airports in Baton Rouge
If you are looking for cheap flights to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, check Orbitz.com to find low fares. Baton Rouge Metropolitan Airport, also known as Ryan Field, is located four miles north of central Baton Rouge at 9430 Jackie Cochran Drive. The airport has one terminal, two floors and a central three-level atrium. Domestic and international flights are provided by American Eagle, Delta, United and US Airways.
Transportation From the Airport
Five car-rental companies are available at the airport, including Avis and Hertz. Check with your hotel to see if they provide shuttles from the airport. Metered taxis are available to transport you from the airport. The fares are $0.40 per quarter mile, with an additional $3.60 fee per trip. Baton Rouge also has a bus system, with a fare of $1.75. Orbitz.com works with car-rental companies to find you the best rates.
Weather in Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge has hot, humid summers and mild winters. The summers have highs averaging in the 80s and 90s, while winter highs average in the 60s. There is a threat of damaging winds, tornadoes and moderate-to-heavy rainfall all year. It rarely snows. If you are visiting in the summer, make sure you bring light clothing.
Major Attractions in Baton Rouge
Baton Rouge is home to several plantation homes that showcase antebellum-era architecture. Louisiana State University has one of nation's largest college stadiums, and the Louisiana State Museum has two permanent exhibits on the history and culture of Louisiana. If you are planning a trip, check Orbitz.com for cheap flights to Baton Rouge.
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