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Flights to Alexandria bring you to the ninth-largest city in the State of Louisiana, located on the Red River’s south bank in almost the exact geographic center of the state. This charming, spectacular riverside city is the go-to-place in the United States where the cusp of history, culture, adventure, recreation and festivities are just waiting for you. Book cheap tickets to Alexandria now with a leading online travel agent like FlyOfinder, and experience the very best that “The Heart of Louisiana” has to offer. Get ready to treasure golden memories of your vacation here!

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Alexandria International Airport

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Best Things to See and Do in Alexandria

Alexandria is a vibrant city in Central Louisiana renowned for being a hub of commerce, education, retail and healthcare. The scenic city with its historic sites, cultural attractions, outdoor recreation, and popular annual festivals and events, has lots to offer. Take a look at some of the top things to explore and get entertained in Alexandria.

Alexandria is renowned for its popular Kent Plantation House. This oldest building in Louisiana was built in the 1800s, and I'd still remain intact till date. Take a tour of the house, which is embodiment of American, Spanish and French cultures. You will see the master bedroom, slave cabins, artifact room, stranger room, open hearth kitchen, cemetery, and more.

Soak up Louisiana’s history with a visit to the Louisiana History Museum. You will find many exhibits and archives ranging from the French and Spanish dealings to Louisiana Purchase, Civil War and Jim Bowie. The museum portrays the history of Louisiana in a completely different perspective.

Visit the 18-feet-high Alexandria Holocaust Memorial commemorating the 6 million Jews, one and one-half million children, and many non-Jewish victims of the Holocaust. The memorial also portrays the brave attempts of the resistors and rescuers.

Give your family and kids a treat with our group travel reservations. Take them to see more than 500 animals at the Alexandria Zoological Park. The ultra rare white tiger is a major attraction here. There are many other animals here as well such as lions, bears, elephants, and others.

Tour the Alexandria Museum of Art at the Riverfront to see the largest and impressive collection of Louisiana folk art. The exhibits include paintings, artist books, drawings, ceramics, collages and watercolors.

Visit the Forts Randolph/Buhlow State Historic Site in Pineville on the basis of Red River. It is only 4 minutes drive from Alexandria. The Confederates built the fort during the Civil War. You will see many artifacts related to Civil War here.

A tour of the Kisatchie National Forest surrounding Alexandria will help you explore the natural attractions of Louisiana. There are many hiking trails, campsites and recreational facilities here.

Why miss out on the fun when you can travel to Alexandria with even our last minute flights deals? Being a city with historical sites, cultural diversity, and enjoyable facts and a center of knowledge, we have student discount flights too so that you can make the most of your visit on holidays to Alexandria. It’s surely a city which you will never forget!

Best Time to Visit Alexandria

Make Alexandria flight reservations in advance to visit the city in winter for taking part in Mardi Gras, which is a major annual festival held here. Heighten the joys of your holidays by attending the Mardi Gras Krewes Parade on the Sunday before the holiday. It is a wonderful family-friendly event to participate in, with high school and college marching bands, parade floats, and appearances by local celebrities. Plan to visit in spring or winter to attend the Alex River Fête (a mix of music, dance and theatrical performances) or Alex Winter Fête to celebrate the culture of Central Louisiana.

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Airlines to Alexandria

American Airlines: Top routes served by American Airlines from Alexandria include Orlando (MCO), Pittsburgh (PIT), Washington (IAD), Denver (DEN) and Atlanta (ATL)
United Airlines: Top routes served by United Airlines from Alexandria include Newark (EWR), Chicago (ORD), San Francisco (SFO), Washington (IAD) and Houston (IAH)
Delta Airlines: Top routes served by Delta Airlines from Alexandria include Atlanta (ATL), New York (JFK), Detroit (DTW), Minneapolis (MSP) and Boston (BOS)

Frequently Asked Questions

Alexandria International Airport (AEX) is the best airport to directly fly to Alexandria. It is though a small airport handling domestic flights only operated by three major U.S. airlines.

Finding alternative and cheaper airports near Alexandria is always possible. You can get great travel deals when flying to other nearby airports such as Lafayette Regional Airport (LFT – 85 miles from Alexandria), Monroe Huenefeld Airport (MLU – 87 miles from Alexandria), Lake Charles Airport (LCH – 92 miles from Alexandria) or Baton Rouge Ryan Airport (BTR – 99 miles from Alexandria).

The quickest flight to Alexandria is from Dallas with the direct flight taking just 1 hour 7 minutes. The longest nonstop flight is from Atlanta and takes around 1 hour 45 minutes covering a distance of 499 miles. This direct flight is operated by Delta Airlines.

You can look forward to taking one way flights or book roundtrip flights to Alexandria with best airfare when travelling from the three top popular routes such as Dallas (90 flights per month), Atlanta (60 flights per month) and Houston (25 flights per month).

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