Flights from Johannesburg
O.R. Tambo International Airport
You can use Orbitz.com to find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The O.R. Tambo International Airport is located at 24 Johnson Road, approximately 12 miles from the Johannesburg city center. The airport services more than 17 million passengers every year, so the airport houses hubs for numerous airlines. Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa and South African Airways are just a few of the airlines that have flights departing from the airport on a daily basis. The Orbitz.com website searches all of the domestic and international flights available to find you discount tickets.
Parking and Transportation
The airport has long-term parking lots near International Terminal A. Long-term parking in the P6 Shade 1 lot costs approximately $10.40 per day, while the long-term parking in the P5 Shade 2 lot costs approximately $8.60 per day. The airport also has the Super South Gate long-term parking lot, which costs around $5.50 per day. Shuttle services run from the parking lots to the airport terminals every 15 minutes. You can also take a taxi to the airport; however, not all taxi companies are allowed to service the airport area. Approved taxi operators have an ACSA logo on their vehicle. If you need a vehicle when you arrive at your destination, you can use the Orbtiz.com website to reserve a rental car.
Dining at the Airport
If you didn't have time to eat before you left for the airport, you can grab a meal before you board your plane. The airport has a variety of dining options available, including Debonairs Pizza, KFC and Fournos Bakery. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights from Johannesburg. The website takes care of all of your travel arrangements, giving you plenty of time to grab a quick meal.
Flights to Kona (Big Island of Hawaii)
Traveling to Kona
Kona is the westernmost district on the Big Island of Hawaii and the shortened name for the city of Kailua-Kona. The Kona International Airport at Keahole located at 73-200 Kupipi St. services residents and visitors of the city looking for cheap flights to Kona. Airlines operating out of Kona include Air Canada, Delta Airlines, American Airlines and US Airways, among others. The airport is about seven miles from Kailua and still maintains an open-air design that takes full advantage of the beautiful Hawaii weather.
Transportation From the Kona International Airport
Travel to Kailua-Kona from the Kona International Airport is provided primarily by taxi or rental car, with shuttle services available to resorts in the area and limited bus services through the Hawaii County Mass Transit Agency for $1.00. Round-trip shuttle services are available for about $48, with trips taking approximately 15 minutes, and taxis are about $25 one way to the downtown area.
The Weather in Kona
The weather in Kona is tropical with warm temperatures lasting throughout the year. The average low in the coldest month of January only reaches 66 degrees Fahrenheit, with average highs in the warmest month of August only reaching 88 degrees. Rainfall is light and brief, so dress can be as lightweight as desired while in the region.
Things to Do in Kona
Kona is a tourist's paradise with beautiful beaches to relax in as you enjoy warm ocean breezes and beautiful sunsets. For those who want a more challenging time in Kona though, there's always the Ironman World Championship Triathlon in October. To race in the work championship, you'll first have to qualify through one of the many qualification races held around the world. Watching the race is free though, and it is often worth the price of one of the cheap flights to Kona available through Orbitz.com.
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