Flights from Brownsville
Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
If you're planning to depart by air, Orbitz.com is a great resource for cheap flights from Brownsville. The main airport serving the city and surrounding areas is the Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport. The airport is owned by the city and located about four miles east of downtown. Three commercial airlines fly out of the city: AeroMexico, American Airlines and United Airlines. Orbitz.com can help you find bargain tickets on any one of these airlines. The local forecast office for the National Weather Service is also located at the airport.
Parking at the Airport
Both short- and long-term parking lots are located near the main terminal. An overflow lot is north of the terminal on Amelia Earhart Drive. For drop-offs, temporary parking in front of the terminal allows for quick unloading before departure.
Transportation to the Airport
An airport-island shuttle service operates throughout the day, seven days a week. Shuttles leave South Padre Island about every hour. The fare to ride the shuttle is $1.50. The WAVE bus line also provides transportation from within Brownsville to the airport. Several taxicab companies operate in Brownsville and frequently take passengers to the front of the airport terminal.
Restaurants at Brownsville/South Padre Island International Airport
The U-Mix Cafe is a quaint coffeehouse located inside the airport at Brownsville. There are snacks and baked goods available as well. You can pick up a souvenir at one of the airport gift shops. Booking flights from Brownsville through Orbitz.com is a smart move because you won't have any last-minute surprises.
Flights to Minneapolis
Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport
The Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport is located on Humphrey Drive, approximately 12 miles from downtown Minneapolis. The airport operates two terminals and has hubs for 13 different airlines, including Air Canada, Southwest Airlines, Delta and American Airlines. When you book cheap flights to Minneapolis on Orbitz.com, the website searches flights on all of the airlines to find you the cheapest tickets.
Transportation From the Airport
Taxi service is available at both terminals. Cab fares from the airport to downtown Minneapolis range from $38 to $49. Train service also runs from the airport to downtown Minneapolis every 10 minutes. Traveling by train will cost you $2.25 during rush hour and $1.75 the rest of the day. Orbitz.com can also reserve a rental car for you to pick up at the airport.
Weather in Minneapolis
Weather in Minneapolis varies by season. During the summer months, the average temperature is 73° F, while the average temperature in winter months is 13° F. Weather determines the city's peak travel time. Most people visit Minneapolis during the summer to avoid the cold snowy winter weather. You'll find decent weather and save money by booking your flight with Orbitz.com during the spring and fall.
Highlights and Attractions
Many people visit Minneapolis to shop. The city is home to the Mall of America and has a multitude of shopping venues downtown. Orbitz.com does more than find cheap flights to Minneapolis; the website also has all the information you need to plan your entire itinerary.
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