Flights from Sioux Falls
What You Should Know About Flights From Sioux Falls
The only airport operating flights from Sioux Falls is the Sioux Falls Regional Airport. Located off Aviation Avenue on Joe Foss Field, the airport is about five miles from the downtown area. The airport is a small hub with five carriers operating from its terminals: Delta, Frontier, Allegiant, American Airlines and American Eagle. The airport sits on a field that is named after a great Sioux Falls native, Joe Foss, who was an accomplished general in the U.S. Air Force, as well as a Senator and governor for the state of South Dakota. Tens of thousands of flights (39,000 in May 2012 alone) fly out of the airport each month. Book your flight from Sioux Falls with Orbitz.com.
Parking at the Airport
There are many parking spaces available in both the long-term and short-term parking areas. The short-term lot is located opposite the airport terminal. Expect to pay a dollar for each hour your car stays in the lot, up to $9 per day. There are no weekly rates for short-term parking. Long-term parking consists of two lots adjacent to the short-term lots. They have the same hourly rate up to a $7 limit per day. The long-term lot has a weekly rate of $35.
Getting to the Airport
If you don't want to handle parking, then a taxi or shuttle may help. People staying in Sioux Falls hotels can find free shuttle services. Otherwise, the only low-cost choice is the taxi. Expect to pay between $15 and $20 for a ride to the airport from the downtown area and from a five-mile radius around the airport. Take the cheap option and book a hotel with an airport shuttle on Orbitz.com.
Grabbing Breakfast Before the Flight
Whether your flight is a quick domestic hop or one with an international connection, you may need a bite to eat before boarding. The Sioux Falls Regional Airport offers a few options to ensure that you are fed. Touch N Go Café is a great place to grab coffee and a quick breakfast, while the Sioux Falls Regional Airport Restaurant offers everything from coffee to pizza. Book a low fare on Orbitz.com to save money on flights from Sioux Falls, and you'll have plenty left over for meals.
Flights to Vancouver
Vancouver International Airport
Vancouver International Airport is located at 3211 Grant McConachie Way, approximately nine miles south of downtown Vancouver. Numerous airlines service the airport, including Air New Zealand, United Airlines, American Airlines and Delta Air Lines. Find cheap flights to Vancouver by using Orbitz.com. The website displays all the flights available on your travel date so that you can book the one that fits your budget.
Transportation From the Airport
Vancouver's rapid transit rail link can get you from the airport to downtown Vancouver in 26 minutes. The airport also offers a downtown shuttle service for $14. The taxicab fare from the airport to downtown ranges from $30 to $35. If you need access to a vehicle during your stay, use Orbitz.com to reserve a rental car. When you arrive in Vancouver, you'll pick up your rental car on the ground floor of the parkade, which is located just outside the airport terminal.
Weather in Vancouver
The weather in Vancouver determines the peak tourist season. Most people visit the city from June to August, when the temperatures stay in the upper 60s and low 70s. During the winter, the temperature averages 45 degrees Fahrenheit. The spring and fall are a little warmer, with temperatures generally staying in the mid-50s. If you want decent weather and good travel rates, use Orbitz.com to book your trip in April or May.
Highlights and Attractions
Area attractions include Stanley Park, which offers horse-drawn carriage tours. Both the carriage tours and harbor cruises attract tourists. Vancouver Lookout offers a great view of the city from an observation deck that sits 430 feet high. In addition to using Orbitz.com to book flights to Vancouver, you can use the site to purchase tickets to area attractions and tours.
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