Flights from Conakry
Conakry Airport Information
Orbitz.com can help you find cheap flights from Conakry, the capital of the Republic of Guinea in West Africa. Conakry is the largest and most economically important port city in Guinea, and it is strategically positioned on the Atlantic Ocean. Travelers fly out of Conakry International Airport, also known as Gbessia International Airport, located approximately five miles from the center of the downtown area. Over a dozen airlines provide service from the Conakry airport to domestic locations in Africa and international locations in Europe, including Benin Golf Air, Slok Airlines, Air Ivoire, Air France and Brussels Airlines.
Parking at Conakry International Airport
Conakry International Airport has one main parking lot that offers short-term and long-term parking. The lot is open to the public and is one of the few outdoor areas that has nighttime lighting. Consequently, the lot is popular with local students as a hang-out place to study for exams.
Conakry International Airport Ground Transportation
The most reliable way to get to Conakry International Airport from the downtown area is by taxi. The airport is conveniently located within the confines of the downtown area, so a taxi ride is an economical option. Conakry taxis typically seat between five and nine passengers. Bus service is also available throughout Conakry. Area hotels may also offer free airport shuttle service to the airport.
Restaurant Options in the Conakry Area
Conakry International Airport offers few conveniences for travelers. If you want to grab a bite to eat before your flight, the best option is to eat in the downtown area before arriving at the airport. Popular downtown restaurants where you can grab coffee and breakfast include Jardin de Chine and Mouna Internet Cafe. Orbitz.com can help you find discount dining options in the area, as well as help you book cheap flights from Conakry for domestic or international travel.
Flights to New York
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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