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Fairbanks Airport Car Hire - Did You Know?

  • Fairbanks is the second largest city in Alaska
  • It’s by far the biggest settlement located in Alaska’s interior
  • The city is nearly 1,500 miles from the Alaska Highway
  • The region’s Creamer’s Field Nature Reserve is famous for the number of migrating birds that stop there twice a year
  • The city hosts the World Ice Sculpting Competition each winter

Mini Guide to Fairbanks Airport

Covering an area of 3470 acres, and containing three runways is Fairbanks Airport. The airport provides flights to international and domestic destination and in 2007 handled 898,000 passengers. There is one terminal on site that handles both arrivals and departures, however it has been divided into seven gates at the southern west area of the building. Airlines serving the airport include Condor Airlines, Era Aviation, Japan Airlines, Thomas Cook Airlines, Wright Air Service and Everts Air.

Fairbanks Airport

With car hire at Fairbanks Airport located three miles from the city and the wide range of flights, the city has around 325,000 tourists visit the city and its surroundings each year. A great attraction is The Cheni Hot Springs. The hot springs were discovered in 1905, and were popular with those looking for healing methods for pains and aches. During winter the outdoor hot springs get very popular due to the presence of the Northern Lights that can be seen in the evening. Although are only available for those over 18 years old.

The Aurora Ice Museum is an attraction for all ages. Inside guests can find ice carvings by Steve Brice such as a Polar Bear Bedroom. Other attractions include The Alaska House Art Gallery on Cushman Street. Within the old log house is a range of arts from Alaskan artists. Guests can find many arts such as paintings, hand made jewelry, carvings and fabric art and downstairs are Eskimo artifacts.

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Fairbanks represents Alaska at its best and in collecting a hire car on arrival at Fairbanks Airport you have the whole of Alaska’s wild interior to explore. Depending on the time of year, you’ll have to carefully consider the type of hire car you want from Fairbanks Airport. In the summer, air-conditioning comes in useful if you want to stay cool whilst avoiding encouraging biting insects into your car.

In winter, good heating and four wheeled drive as well as the option of snow chains should be high on your list of priorities when you book a Fairbanks Airport rental car online. We have cars to cover all situations and are happy to advise you on your choice to make your rental experience at Fairbanks Airport as safe and pleasant as possible.

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