Surprise! Fresno is Also Home to an International Airport
Fresno is a city in California and has one of the busiest airports in the country. Fresno Yosemite International Airport is situated about 10 miles from downtown Fresno, but many people don’t know that it’s also home to an international airport. In this blog post, we will share some interesting facts about Fresno Yosemite International Airport!
Fresno Yosemite International Airport is the newest international airport in North America. It opened on December, 16th 2013 to accommodate Fresno’s growing population and its booming agricultural industry as well.*
It welcomed two million passengers in 2015 alone! -The busiest carriers are Southwest Airlines with about 300 flights per day to over 50 destinations across the USA and Canada; Air Canada Rouge operates an average of 25 flights a week from Toronto Pearson International Airport connecting into United States destinations like Las Vegas or Phoenix.; Delta Airlines flies daily between Fresno and places such as Mexico City, Tokyo-Narita, Seattle, Anchorage.
Where can I fly to from Fresno Yosemite International Airport?
You can fly to many places from Fresno Yosemite International Airport. Some of the closest destinations are Phoenix, San Diego, Portland and Seattle. Air Canada Rouge operates flights between Fresno and Toronto which is about a six hour flight that will land in North America’s largest airport located in Pearson International.
What facilities can I find at the airport?
There are many places to eat and shop at the airport.
You can also find a souvenir store that offers Fresno memorabilia.; The terminal has heated waiting areas, free WiFi, baggage claim carousels on both levels and self-service kiosks for printing boarding passes.
Are there nearby hotels close to the airport?
There are many hotels close to the airport. Fresno’s Ramada Limited is about a mile away, and offers free WiFi access and an indoor pool.
The Holiday Inn Express & Suites Fresno Airport North is just 0.15 miles from the terminal and provides complimentary shuttle bus service for guests.; If you prefer renting your own car, Hertz has vehicle rentals available onsite at both terminals or downtown in Central Tower which can be reached within 15 minutes of driving time.
What attractions should I visit while visiting?
You might want to go see the historic San Joaquin Valley National Cemetery located less than two miles east of California State Route 99; it was established during World War II when there were so many casualties that traditional burial sites.
Now it is time to check out the Fresno Chaffee Zoo!
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