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Cheap flights to New Orleans, LA

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Landing at Louis Armstrong International Airport

New Orleans is known for a variety of different things such as the famous Creole food, alcohol in abundance and vast styles of music. Louis Armstrong International Airport is the city's main airport and is located in Kenner. There are many different packages and flights to New Orleans. The airport offers services such as airline lounges, baggage storage, express shipping and Travelex America Business centre. Free Wi-Fi access is also offered at this airport. Greyhound buses and the Amtrak trains service the terminal, travelling to the city of New Orleans, Crescent and Sunset Limited.

Getting Around New Orleans, US

Other modes of transportation than cheap flights to New Orleans include hired car, bus, taxi, bicycle or on foot. Most streets in New Orleans were designed before the automobile and are said to be too narrow to allow two cars on a two-way street. Potholes are common and the streets are in a poor condition. Most of the older streets hold interesting sites for tourists and should be seen by bicycle or on foot. Bicycle rentals are available in the French Quarter on Bienville Street and on Frenchmen Street in the Marigny. A public transit system called the New Orleans Regional Transit Authority also allows travellers to get to their respective destinations.

What you can expect to see in New Orleans

Historical architecture and cemeteries are only a few of the things you can expect to see in this city. The Superdome in the Central Business District and the Audubon Zoo in the University District are also worth visiting. Various swamp and plantation tours are available to the more adventurous traveller. The Battle of New Orleans is a site for history fans allowing them to relive the famous battle of 1812. Festivities are far more exciting than the cheap airfare to New Orleans. These festivities include the Jazz and Heritage Festival as well as the French Quarter and Halloween celebrations.

Food, shopping and celebration

New Orleans is a place of culinary delight where you can experience good food for any budget. From oysters, crawfish and Po-boys to Gumbo, Muffaletta and Red beans with rice; the choices are endless. There are many nightlife attractions in New Orleans, US. Whether you just want to get a taste of the local entertainment or dance off those dinner calories; you will be able to find a wide variety of music that will suit you. Bars such as the Abbey or Algiers Sports Bar will keep your spirits high and your thirst satisfied while Ampersand Club, the Blue Nile and Bombay Club create an atmosphere where dance and music meet. Choose a cheap flight to New Orleans for the love of culture, music and a great food experience.

Major airlines flying into main airports serving Louis Armstrong Intl Airport

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Flight information for New Orleans, LA and Key facts for your journey:
The Airlines...
  • From Los Angeles 13 major airlines serve the New Orleans area
  • From New York 29 major airlines serve the New Orleans area
  • From Dallas/Fort Worth 14 major airlines serve the New Orleans area
The Journey...
  • The flying time from Los Angeles to New Orleans is typically 4 hours and most direct flights leave around 12:00a local time.
  • Los Angeles is 1680 mi from New Orleans
  • The flying time from New York to New Orleans is typically 3 hours and most direct flights leave around 8:10a local time.
  • New York is 1177 mi from New Orleans
  • The flying time from Dallas/Fort Worth to New Orleans is typically 1 hours and most direct flights leave around 8:25a local time.
  • Dallas/Fort Worth is 458 mi from New Orleans
On Arrival...
  • New Orleans is 10 mi from Louis Armstrong Intl Airport (New Orleans, LA).
  • Louis Armstrong Intl Airport (New Orleans, LA)
    • Right now, 51 airlines operate out of Louis Armstrong Intl Airport.
    • Louis Armstrong Intl Airport offers nonstop flights to 42 cities.
    • Every week, at least 3,290 domestic flights and 28 international flights depart from Louis Armstrong Intl Airport.
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