When planning your flight to New Mexico there are several points to consider before deciding exactly where and when you will go. A flight to New Mexico could be purchased on its own or could be included in a package deal. A flight to New Mexico included in a package deal could also include discounts on hotels, car rentals and other tourist attractions depending on which vacation package you choose.
The best time to go to New Mexico is either in March
and April or September and October when the weather is undoubtedly beautiful and warm. This time of year sees
significantly less crowds making reservations much easier
to obtain. Keep in mind that New Mexico is heavily visited
in May to August and temperatures can soar making sightseeing
fairly exhausting. The winter season is the most affordable
time to fly to New Mexico and is the best time to plan
a winter ski vacation or winter
getaway but the road conditions can be unpredictable.
It's possible to take a red-eye flight into New Mexico which can be more affordable but if flying in from anywhere in North America, especially from within the U.S. it's a short flight which can leave you sleepless and dazed upon a very early arrival. Taking a morning or afternoon flight can be best as you will arrive in the daytime or evening and can commence your sightseeing after a good nights sleep.
There are over 25 airports in New Mexico servicing the many flights which arrive in the state of every year. As for airports in New Mexico normally major airlines fly into Albuquerque as there are more major airlines flying here and much more frequent flights as well. Other cities that have airports in New Mexico include Silver City, Roswell, Ruidoso, Socorro, Farmington, Las Cruces and Truth or Consequences. Pertaining to airports in New Mexico Sunport in Albuquerque is the most well-served.
While on your flight to Albuquerque double check that you have all your necessary paperwork for landing and also have your hotel and/or car reservations on hand before you land. Your flight to Albuquerque will land at the Albuquerque International Sunport is full service airport that hosts over 6 million visitors every year. It's the state's largest commercial airport and is served by 8 major commercial carriers such as American, Delta, Northwest and Southwest. If you forgot anything not too major before jumping on your flight to Albuquerque the 574,000 square foot airport is encompassed which houses many retail shops, restaurants and banking services.
If on a flight to Santa Fe you'll be flying into Santa Fe Municipal Airport which was renovated completely in 2003. This airport was founded in 1941 and sits on over 2,000 acres of land on the southwest side of Santa Fe. On your flight to Santa Fe, when you get near the city and begin landing, you can see the beautiful surrounding landscape and adobe buildings dotting the area. The bright colors of the city sometimes stand out if the day's not too cloudy.
Though Santa Fe airport used to only be licensed to service planes carrying 30 people or less, it now has a Class 1 status and accepts jets carrying up to 60 people. If on a flight to Santa Fe, you'd likely be flying in from somewhere more local as most major airlines would fly into Albuquerque which is only about an hours drive from Santa Fe itself. When debarking your flight to Santa Fe shuttle services are available for a relatively small fee and will take you direct to your hotel.