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The primary airport in New Orleans is Louis Armstrong International Airport. The airport is located about 10 miles from the downtown area. Several airlines provide service from the airport, including Delta Air Lines, American Eagle, American Airlines, JetBlue Airways, and Southwest Airlines. Budget travel planners can save on flights to New Orleans using CheapTickets.com.
Public transportation is plentiful in New Orleans. Streetcars are available throughout the downtown area. Fares for buses and streetcars are $1.25 per person. There is also an express bus service available from the airport to the business district at a rate of $2.00 per person. The cost for a taxi from the airport to the downtown area is about $33.00.
Travelers should be aware that summer typically lasts from late-April through early-October in New Orleans. Winters are typically mild. The Atlantic hurricane season lasts from June 1 through November 30. September is the most active month for hurricanes in the local area. The average high temperature in summer is about 91 degrees Fahrenheit. Temperatures typically do not drop below 43 degrees Fahrenheit during the winter months. Humidity is often high in New Orleans.
Notable points of interest in New Orleans include the city's historic neighborhoods, such as the French Quarter. Other destination highlights include the Audubon Zoo, the New Orleans Museum of Art, the Mississippi River, and St. Louis Cathedral. Numerous events and festivals take place throughout the year in New Orleans, including Mardi Gras and the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival. By using the travel planner tool on CheapTickets.com, travelers can quickly find budget flights to New Orleans.
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