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Skopje to Columbus Flights
Flights from Skopje
Skopje Alexander the Great Airport is located about eleven miles from the city of Skopje, the capital city of the Republic of Macedonia. The airport is the largest in the country, with over a dozen airlines operating through it. Reservations on many of these airlines, such as Air Berlin, Flydubai, Jat Airways, and Croatia Airlines can be made online using ebookers.
Parking at Skopje Airport
Parking is available at Skopje Airport for passengers who wish to make the drive in for a flight. There are 1,200 parking spots available with daily rates of 600 denars.
Transportation to the Airport
Transport to the airport is readily available by bus or taxi. The bus is provided by the Vardar Ekspres transport company, and costs only 150 denars for the trip from the city centre, stopping right outside the airport's terminal. Taxis are also available twenty-four hours a day at a cost of 1,220 denars. All-white taxis are official airport taxis authorized by TAV Macedonia and are numbered from one to sixty-five. The phone number of the official taxi company is +389 70 813 037.
A Meal Before Leaving Skopje
There are four locations within the Skopje Airport where a traveller can enjoy a snack or a meal before catching a flight. The Cooky Moon café sells sandwiches and pastries along with beverages from its ground floor location between arrivals and check-in. In the departures area the same sort of quick items can be found at the Café Inn, while Burger King offers a wide range of quick meals. The final location for food in the airport, also in the departures area, is the Beerport Pub, where you can find light snacks and salads along with drinks. If you have plenty of time before your flight, you can try Nana, in Square Macedonia, where a delicious sit-down meal is served with fine wines and champagne.
Flights to Columbus
Columbus, Ohio, is a city with a rich heritage where many different aspects of American culture come together. Travellers arriving on flights booked with ebookers commonly fly into the Port Columbus International Airport, which is located at 4600 International Gateway, approximately eight miles from the bustling city centre. Major carriers with service to Columbus include Air Canada, American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, South-west Airlines, United Airlines, and US Airways.
Getting Around the City
Columbus is a very car-centric city and visitors can rent cars in-terminal at the airport. Private cars or taxi service are required for most travel outside of the immediate city centre, though shuttles do run from major hotels to the airport. Public transportation within the city centre and to specific outlying sections is also available via the COTA bus service, with fares beginning at $2.75 per trip. Parking in some areas of the city may require valet fees starting at $5 per service. Travel to and from the airport using any of these methods usually takes only fifteen to twenty minutes.
Weather and Climate
Columbus enjoys temperate weather for most of the year, with warm summers of around 31°C and cool winters around 13°C. Rain falls mainly in the spring months, though showers are common throughout the year and snow flurries are common in the winter months. Travellers may wish to pack a warm coat and rain gear if visiting in the winter or spring months.
Enjoying Your Trip
Tourists coming into Columbus often marvel at the wealth of exciting opportunities available in the capital of Ohio. Festivals ranging from the Arnold Fitness Classic to the Origins International Game Expo draw many visitors, and the Ohio State Buckeyes collegiate teams host regular games in a number of sports throughout the year. The American Whistle Factory and Graeter's Ice Cream Factory also offer year-round tours of their Columbus facilities.