Bloomington Airport, officially known as Central Illinois Regional Airport at Bloomington-Normal, is located six kilometres from the central business district in McClean County. It hosts a few commercial flights to Atlanta, Detroit, Orlando, Chicago and Dallas, and its general aviation operations run at a healthy 70 per cent, with 105 planes based on the complex.
Bloomington Airport facilities
Services to general aviation include repairs and maintenance, ground handling, hanger rental and tie-downs, and the airport's terminal offers a VIP and business lounge, conference rooms, food and drink outlets, wireless internet access and parking facilities close to the terminal. Car hire in Bloomington Airport is a popular option for business travellers.
Bloomington Airport excursions
Set in the centre of Illinois, Bloomington is a popular destination for golfers, outdoor sports enthusiasts and nature-lovers. There are five professional golf courses and many cycling, hiking and walking trails with winter cross-country skiing to explore. The city's new Cultural District, home to the historic Castle Theatre, also brings many visitors looking to book car rental in Bloomington Airport.
Best time to visit
The climate in Illinois experiences wide summer/winter temperature variations, from 30?C highs in summer to lows of -10?C in winter. Rain fall is comparatively low, but snow in winter usually covers the landscape. July is the hottest month, and December, January and February are the coldest. For self-drive touring, spring and autumn are the most comfortable seasons.
Car rental in Bloomington Airport
As with most large US towns and cities, both US highways and interstates connect with the region. Just outside Bloomington visitors will also find the historic Route 66 highway, a major area attraction. US motorists drive on the right, and locals generally pose no problems on the road. Compare car hire rates online before booking for the best deals.