Plan Your Trip from Newport News to New York
Newport News, VA, Airport
Newport News Williamsburg International Airport at Patrick Henry Field is just 15 minutes from downtown. You can book cheap flights from Newport News on Orbitz.com. This airport, which is located at 900 Bland Blvd., is serviced by airlines Delta, Allegiant, Frontier, US Airways and others. The airport is convenient to Williamsburg, VA, a popular tourist destination.
Airport Parking Options
The short-term lot at the airport is the most expensive parking option at $3 an hour, with a $30 per day maximum. The garage is $2 an hour, with a $10 per day maximum. Slightly farther from the main terminal than these two options are the York, Williamsburg, and Newport News lots, which each charge $1 per hour and a maximum of $7 per day. The economy lot is farthest from the airport, but it is cheap; parking is $1 per hour, with a maximum daily charge of $5.
Transportation to the Airport
Many local taxi services provide transportation to Newport News Airport, including North End Cab and All City Taxi. Taxi services charge a metered rate, with a $3 surcharge for airport pickup and drop-off. Private cars can also be hired for transport to the airport; their fees must be negotiated and are not metered. Private shuttles and charter transport options can be arranged through Orbitz.com.
Airport Restaurant Options
The main dining option at the airport is the Blue Sky CafÃ©, which offers a selection of sandwiches, salads, and snacks. This cafÃ© also serves hot entrees that change daily and a selection of alcoholic beverages. Use Orbitz.com to book cheap flights from Newport News and to learn about your airport options.
New York Airport Information
There are two major airports, John F. Kennedy International (JFK) and LaGuardia, that service travelers flying into New York City. When you use Orbitz.com to book your flights to New York, you will be able to choose from almost every major domestic and international air passenger carrier. LaGuardia Airport is roughly nine miles east of Manhattan, while JFK is almost 20 miles to the southeast. If you can't find the flight that you want, you can also fly into Newark International Airport, roughly 19 miles northeast of Manhattan.
Ground Transportation in New York
New York has plenty of public transportation, so getting around should be fairly easy. If you fly into LaGuardia, you will have to take a taxi, bus, or shared van for at least a portion of the trip, because there is no rail or subway service from the airport. Expect a cab ride from LaGuardia to Manhattan to cost anywhere from $20 to $40. Although JFK is further from the city, you can hop on the AirTrain, which will take you to the subway or the Long Island Railroad. If you choose to take a cab from JFK into Manhattan, expect to pay $45 or more for the ride. You will also be responsible for any tolls that are incurred during the trip. If you use Orbitz.com to book your hotel, you may be able to find one that offers free shuttle service to and from the airport.
New York Area Weather Information
New York tends to be cold in the winter, wet in the spring and humid in the summer. Winter temperatures fluctuate between the 20s and 30s, while summer temperatures can soar to the 90s. New York City averages 27 inches of snow each winter, so be sure to pack your parka and snow boots if you plan to be there between November and February. Use the Orbitz.com travel planner to put together your itinerary and choose a temperate time to visit the city.
What to Do in New York
New York City is an urban adventurer's paradise. From the theaters on Broadway to the lights in Times Square, there is are activities for all ages. Go skating in Central Park, take a horse-and-buggy ride around Central Park South or go shopping on Fifth Avenue. Although New York is home to some of the finest restaurants on the east coast, don't forget to try the rich variety of street foods that are available. Enjoy your time in the city, and remember to use Orbitz.com the next time you are looking for budget flights to New York.
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