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US Airports with Free Wi-Fi

Posted by thetraveldoctor on August 7, 2008


I travel extensively around the US and I carry my laptop with me. I am always looking for a fast broadband Wi-Fi connection. As a service to all the frequent Flyers out there, here is a list of US Airports that have Free WiFi broadband access. I hope everything is correct as things change so fast in this technology age. If you find that an airport is no longer offering free WiFi, please let me know so I can update the list.

Alabama
Birmingham International Airport – Birmingham
Huntsville Airport – Huntsville
Madison County Executive Airport – Huntsville
Montgomery Regional Airport – Montgomery
Northwest Alabama Regional Airport – Muscle Shoals

Alaska
Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport – Anchorage

Arizona
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport – Phoenix
Tucson International Airport – Tucson
Yuma International – Yuma

Arkansas
Fort Smith Regional Airport – Fort Smith
Little Rock National Airport – Little Rock
Texarkana Airport – Texarkana

California
Meadows Field, WM Thomas Terminal – Bakersfield
Chico Municipal Airport – Chico
Arcata/Eureka Airport – Eureka
Hayward Airport – Hayward
John Wayne Airport (SNA) – Orange County
Livermore Airport – Livermore
Long Beach Airport – Long Beach
Air Canada Maple Leaf Lounge – LAX
Modesto City-County Airport – Modesto
Redding Municipal Airport – Redding
BSAir at the Reedley Muni Airport – Reedley
Sacramento International Airport – Sacramento
Lindberg Field – San Diego
San Diego International Airport – San Diego
Mineta San Jose International Airport – San Jose
Santa Maria Airport – Santa Maria
Santa Ynez Airport – Santa Ynez

Colorado
Centennial Airport – Centennial
Colorado Springs Airport – Colorado Springs
Denver International Airport – Denver
Eagle (Vail) Airport

Connecticut
Bradley International Airport – Windsor Locks

Florida
Daytona Beach Airport – signal availability reported in Ticketing Area – Daytona Beach
Ft. Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport – all terminals – Ft. Lauderdale
Southwest Florida International Airport – Ft.Myers
Okaloosa Regional Airport – Fort Walton Beach
Gainesville Regional Airport – Gainesville
Jacksonville Airport – Jacksonville
LaBelle Municipal Airport – LaBelle
Melbourne International Airport – Melbourne
Orlando International Airport – all public areas and the “Cell Phone” parking lot – Orlando
Pensacola Int. Airport – Pensacola
Tallahassee Airport – Tallahassee
Tampa International – main building and both satellite terminals – Tampa
Palm Beach International Airport – West Palm Beach

Georgia
Augusta Regional Airport – Augusta
Brunswick Golden Isle Airport – Brunswick
Fulton County Airport (FTY) – Raytheon Aircraft Services Terminal

Hawaii
Honolulu Airport-Gate 13 – Honolulu

Idaho
Idaho Falls Airport – Idaho Falls
Nez Perce County Regional Airport – Lewiston

Illinois
Central Illinois Regional Airport – Bloomington/Normal
University of Illinois Willard Airport – Champaign/Urbana
Quad City International Airport – Moline
Peoria Regional Airport – Peoria
Rockford Airport – Rockford
Capital Airport – Springfield

Indiana
Fort Wayne International Airport – Fort Wayne (free Cat5/RJ45 access too)
Smith Field Airport – Fort Wayne
Montgomery Aviation – Indianapolis Executive Airport – Zionsville

Iowa
CY Aviation, Boone Airport – Boone
Eastern Iowa Regional Airport – Cedar Rapids
Dubuque Regional Airport – Dubuque
Sioux City Airport – business center and JetSun Aviation facility – Sioux City
Waterloo Airport – Waterloo

Kansas
Hays Regional Airport – Hays
Wichita Mid-Continent Airport – Wichita

Kentucky
CVG Airport – Hebron
Bluegrass Airport – Lexington

Louisiana
Lafayette Regional Airport – Lafayette
Lake Charles Airport – Lake Charles

Maryland
Hagerstown Municipal Airport – Hagerstown

Michigan
Gerald R. Ford International Airport- Grand Rapids
Ford Airport – Kingsford/Iron Mountain
Capital City Airport – Lansing
Sawyer International Airport – Marquette
Muskegon County Airport – Muskegon
Pellston Regional Airport – Pellston

Minnesota
Beltrami County Airport – Bemidji
Duluth Int. Airport – Duluth
Rochester International Airport – Rochester

Mississippi
Golden Triangle Regional Airport – Columbus
Gulfport/Biloxi International Airport
Hattiesburg-Bobby L. Chain Municipal Airport – no commercial flights – Hattiesburg
Jackson Airport – Jackson
Tupelo Regional Airport – Tupelo

Missouri
Taney County Airport – Branson
Columbia Regional Airport – Columbia
Joplin Regional Airport – ask ticket agent for access location – Joplin
Kansas City International Airport – Kansas City
Springfield-Branson Airport – Springfield

Montana
Bozeman Gallatin Airport – Bozeman
Great Falls International Airport – Great Falls
Helena Regional Airport – Helena
Missoula International Airport – Missoula

Nevada
Henderson Executive Airport – Henderson
McCarran Airport – Las Vegas
North Las Vegas Airport
Reno-Tahoe International Airport – Reno

New Hampshire
Manchester, Boston Regional Airport – Manchester

New Mexico
Albuquerque International Sunport/Airport – Albuquerque
Taos Municipal Airport – Taos

New York
Binghamton Airport – Binghamton
Elmira-Corning Regional Airport – Elmira
JetBlue Airways – Terminal 6 – JFK Airport – Jamaica, Queens
Tompkins County Regional Airport – Ithaca
Rochester Airport – Rochester
Syracuse International – Syracuse

North Carolina
Charlotte Douglas International Airport – ask at Info Desk for access area info – Charlotte
Asheville Regional Airport – Fletcher
Albert J. Ellis Airport – Jacksonville
Kinston Airport – Kinston
New Bern Airport – New Bern
Wilmington International Airport – Wilmington

North Dakota
Bismarck Municipal Airport – general aviation lounge – Bismarck
Hector International Airport – Fargo
Grand Forks Airport – Grand Forks

Ohio
Akron Airport – Akron
Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport – Concourse C, ticketing and baggage claim areas of Terminal 3, ticketing, baggage claim and holding areas of Terminal 2
Ohio State University Airport – Columbus
Port Columbus International Airport – Columbus
Dayton International Airport – Dayton
Youngstown-Warren Regional Airport – Vienna

Oklahoma
Will Rogers International Airport – Oklahoma City

Oregon
Eugene Airport – Eugene
Rogue Valley International-Medford Airport – Medford
Southwest Oregon Regional Airport – North Bend
Portland International Airport – Main Level – Portland
Redmond Airport – Redmond

Pennsylvania
Lehigh Valley International Airport – Allentown
Erie Airport – Erie
Harrisburg International Airport – Harrisburg
Arnold Palmer Regional Airport – Latrobe
Pocono Mountains Municipal Airport – Mt Pocono
Philadelphia International Airport – look for ATT WiFi – Philadelphia
Pittsburgh Airport – Pittsburgh
Brandywine Airport – West Chester
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Airport – Wilkes-Barre/Scranton

North Carolina
Charlotte-Douglas International Airport – Charlotte

South Carolina
Charleston Airport – Charleston
Columbia International Airport – Columbia
Florence Regional Airport – Florence
Greenville/Spartanburg Airport
Myrtle Beach Airport – Myrtle Beach

South Dakota
Rapid City Airport – Rapid City

Tennessee
Tri-Cities Regional Airport – Blountville
Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport – Chattanooga
KnoxAir at TYS – McGee-Tyson Airport and DKX – Island Home Airport – Knoxville

Texas
Rick Husband Inernational Airport – Amarillo
Harrison Aviation – Arlington Municipal Airport – Arlington
Brownsville-South Padre Island International Airport – Brownsville
Easterwood Airport – College Station
Admiral’s Clubs – DFW – Dallas/Ft.Worth
Valley International Airport – Harlingen
East Texas Regional Airport – Longview
Lubbock International Airport – Lubbock
McAllen-Miller International Airport – McAllen
San Angelo Municipal Airport – San Angelo
San Antonio International Airport – San Antonio
Tyler Pounds Regional Airport – Tyler

Vermont
Burlington International Airport – South Burlington

Virginia
Charlottesville-Albemarle Airport – terminal area
Leesburg Executive Airport – Leesburg
Lynchburg Regional Airport – Lynchburg
Newport News/Williamsburg Airport – Newport News
Richmond Airport – Richmond
Roanoke Airport – Roanoke

Washington
Bellingham International Airport – Bellingham
Grant County Airport – Moses Lake
Tri-Cities Airport – Pasco
Pullman Moscow Airport- Pullman
Walla`Walla Regional Airport – Walla Walla
Pangborn Field Airport – Wenatchee

West Virginia
Yeager Airport – Charleston
Tri-State Airport – Huntington

Wisconsin
Gen. Mitchell Int. Airport – Milwaukee

Austin Straubel International Airport – Green Bay (Thanks to Tom for the Update!)
KOEO FBO’s – Top Dog Aviation (Northeast Hangar Base), Ward Aviation (Northeast Hangar Base), Terminal Building (South West Side) – Osceola

Wyoming
Natrona County International Airport – Casper
Cheyenne Regional Airport – Cheyenne

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Avis Rent A Car Offers Mobility Scooters

Posted by thetraveldoctor on August 1, 2008


 

One of the scooters you can rent

One of the scooters you can rent

For travelers with disabilities, Avis rent a car is now making mobility scooters available nationwide. So if you know people with disabilities that need a mobility scooter when they travel, let them know about the Avis program.

 

Avis tested the program in Las Vegas and Orlando and found that the customer response was extremely strong.

The Avis mobility scooters can be reserved directly through Scootaround at this URL http://www.scootaround.com/avis/

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Some Free Transportation in Las Vegas from The Travel Doctor

Posted by thetraveldoctor on July 30, 2008


 

Looking North From The MGM

Looking North From The MGM

There is all types of ways to get around the City of Las Vegas and the Strip. But did you know that there are numerous ways to get around for free.  The following are just a few ways.

The Barbary Coast Casino offers a free shuttle between the Orleans Hotel, Gold Coast Hotel and the Barbary Coast. The shuttles run every 20 to 30 minutes from 9AM to Midnight. 

If you love trams like I do, then you will enjoy the two free trams on the Strip. The first one runs between Excalibur, Luxor and Mandalay Bay. There is a local tram that makes all three stops and there is also an express tram that runs nonstop from Mandalay Bay to Excalibur. The trams run every 3 to 7 minutes 7 days a week, 24 hours a day. The second free tram runs between the Mirage and Treasure Island. The shuttle runs every 10 min and starts at 9AM and ends at Midnight.

The Rio Suites has free shuttle service between Caesar’s Palace, Bally’s, Paris and Harrah’s. The shuttles run every 30 minutes. The Shuttle’s start at 10AM and run to 1AM Monday thru Wednesday and to 4AM on Thursday and Sunday.

I hope you try these free ways to get around Las Vegas. I have and I really had fun! Let me know if you try it by leaving a comment.

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If it has wheels, some people think it’s a carry-on

Posted by thetraveldoctor on May 1, 2008


I guess this is my rant for this week. I just returned from a flight on American Airlines from Las Vegas. I was in boarding group 4, I don’t know how I always get in boarding group 4. I check in at home 24 hour in advance and I still get boarding group 4. But anyway, I board the plane and get to my seat, an aisle seat on a 757 and sit down. Within 30 seconds, this women comes down the aisle dragging this huge suitcase and bumping into everyone that has an aisle seat. She gets to my row, row 21 and stops. Now mind you, there are maybe 15 people behind her and now she is standing in the middle of the aisle with this suitcase (yes it has wheels) that should have been checked. I have no Idea how she got it through security. Now everyone is backed up out the door of the plane waiting for her to hoist this boulder into the overhead rack. So she tries to lift this thing by herself into the overhead rack. After the first try, it fell on an empty seat. The second try it fell on the passenger in row 20. I get up to try to help her and it falls on me. There was no way that the suitcase was going to fit into the over head rack the way it was packed. So she starts taking things out of this suitcase and putting it in her carryon bag. Well, to make a long story short, the flight attendant was able to finally cram that thing into the overhead after she emptied about 2 pounds of stuff into her carry on bag but now there was no space for any ones carryons except hers.

So, please the next time you fly. Be respectful to your fellow passengers and bring a small carryon that will fit without any problem in the overhead rack. And remember, just because it has wheels, does not make it a CARRYON!

Ok, I feel better now. 

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Hotel New York, New York – Las Vegas

Posted by thetraveldoctor on April 27, 2008


I just returned from Las Vegas where I stayed at the Hotel New York New York. I loved my stay at the hotel. My room was spacious and clean and very comfortable. The bedding was new and very conducive to a great night sleep. Oh, and the water pressure in the shower was GREAT! 

The check in process was fast and efficient. The staff was friendly and helpful. I would recommend this hotel for just about anyone looking for a great room

There is a lot of upgrading and remodeling at the hotel. So in the next few months, there will be a lot of new venues at the hotel.

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The Duce Bus in Las Vegas

Posted by thetraveldoctor on April 27, 2008


 

Deuce Bus on The Strip in Las Vegas

Deuce Bus on The Strip in Las Vegas

If you need to get around the strip in Las Vegas, and you don’t want to spend a lot of money, you have to try the Duce Bus. For just $2 a ride or $5 for unlimited rides for a 24 hour period, you can see Las Vegas.

The Duce bus is a public bus, but it is clean and comfortable and best of all, it is a Double Decker bus. So if you are lucky, you can sit in one of the 4 front seats on the upper level and see the Strip like you have never seen it before.

They run about every 5 to 10 minutes during the day and every 20 to 30 minutes during the wee hours. But they run 24/7. Update to The Deuce click here I used it this past week and I loved it. So the next time you are in Las Vegas, try it.  Here is a link to my update page and some pictures of the bus inside and out. Click the link for pricing and unlimited ride options.  

www.thetraveldoctor.wordpress.com/2008/10/20/the-deuce-bus-las-vegas-revisitedor-do-you-call-it-duce/

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