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Travelling is something that one cannot get away from. No matter where you live, be it in the mountains, in the plains, or in the cities; every person has already experiences travelling. Some of the different modes of travelling include travelling by foot, through a land vehicle, through water transportations, as well as through air transportations. These are only some of the most popular modes of travelling.

Travelling through air (through an airplane) is one of the most popular way of travelling today; this is used especially so for long distance travelling, since when you travel through other modes of transportation like through water ( through ships), it will take you days or even weeks before you reach your destination.

Airplanes are indeed very popular nowadays, different airlines actually land on the different airports worldwide, making it easier to have an idea of your destination whenever you travel anywhere in the world. The largest airport in the world was reported to be near Saudi Arabia and together with this many other international airports have also started to boom due to the increase in demand when it comes to air transportation.

California, known as the second most populous area in the Americas and it being the third largest state in the United States, also has numerous numbers of airports in the vicinity. A very good example is the Bakersfield, California airport. The Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield is only one among the many airports which can be found in the state of California. Meadows Field Airport is known to be owned by the Kern County and it is one among the seven airports which is said to be operated by the Department of Airports.

The said airport is also known to serve about 700,000 people both within and near the vicinity of the Southern San Joaquin Valley with its very spacious site which is believed to be about 1,400 acres in size; it has one runway (runway 16/34) which measures 4,000x75 ft. or 1,219x23 meters. From the north of downtown Bakersfield, it is said to be approximately seven miles away and the roads which provide the most direct access are Seventh Standard Road and Highway 99. The Bakersfield International Airport serves the people from 5:00am up to 1:00 am at a daily basis, while the FAA air traffic control serves as the airport’s traffic control tower between 6:00 am and 11:00pm everyday. The Bakersfield International Airport is located in 3701 Wings Way Bakersfield California. The Bakersfield airport code is BFL.

The Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield serves two different airlines namely United and US Airways (formerly known as the America West Express). Bakersfield International Airport is known to provide a one-stop service to virtually any type of destination in the world; as for the different flight schedules, you can either contact the airline or check the real-time flight information on the different arrivals and departures you can check through the official website.

You can reach the airport whether you come from Fresno, Vasalia, Tehachapi, or Lake Isabella; for detailed instructions on the driving directions to the Bakersfield airport visit: Once you reach the airport, you have the option of using the parking areas for either short-term or long-term parking. Both options are openly available within the airport vicinity and certain fees apply. For more information on the different parking rates you can contact Republic Parking through phone: (661) 387-1355 or visit the Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield link here. Furthermore, when coming from the airport, you can have the option of acquiring the services from the Bakersfield Airport car rental services like Avis Car Rental, Budget Car Rental, Hertz Car Rental, and National Car Rental.

You can also take advantage of the different taxi services which are also available as a ground transportations; there are two different companies who offer the 24-hour service wherein you can call ahead of time to make arrangements or you can call them once you arrive. The two services available are American Cab (661-398-9000) and Yellow Cab (661-325-5041). There are also other modes of transportation which are readily available in conjunction with the Bakersfield airport; one of which is Coach America which is also widely recognized as the Airport Bus of Bakersfield. The Bakersfield airport shuttle provides up to five convenient roundtrip schedules everyday; for the available Bakersfield airport bus schedule you can visit here or you can call (661)327-2157 or (800)858-5000.

Since there are no hotels within the Bakersfield Airport vicinity, you can take advantage of the different hotels near the said airport. Among the hotels are Econo Lodge, Hampton Inn and Suites, La Quinta Inn and Suites, Quality Inn and Suites, Sleep Inn and Suites, and Vagabond Inn . For more information on the different travel and tourism information, you can visit here.

The airport also offers permanent employment opportunities as well as other employment opportunities; you can visit here for more information.

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The Meadows Field Airport in Bakersfield has a lot to offer for you and your family. For more inquiries and questions, you can call the airport administration through phone (661)391-1800, fax (661)391-1801.

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