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Old 06-07-2022, 02:18 PM
rwarre rwarre is offline
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Default Austin Tx

Visiting Austin and would like to know what airport is most convient to fly into without having to pay for the high prices at the Austin airport.
Plan on renting a car or uber. Thanks
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Old 06-07-2022, 02:28 PM
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Try KEDC (Austin Executive)
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Old 06-07-2022, 02:51 PM
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I spent a few nights KGTU October 2016, and it was definitely GA friendly.

It's a bit of a hike to downtown Austin, but the Avgas price is less than KEDC. Uber was reasonable to the north side of Austin area, ~$25.

From the KGTU website - "A courtesy car available on a first-come, first-served basis. The tie-down fee structure has not changed: $5 per night with first night free and the second night free with a fuel purchase."
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Old 06-07-2022, 05:57 PM
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GTU is great, not sure on the car rental bit as I either ubered or someone would pick me up.
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Old 06-07-2022, 06:13 PM
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Yep, EDC or GTU.
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Old 06-08-2022, 06:12 AM
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FYI. The courtesy car is only for use within the Georgetown city limits. Georgetown Jet Center (Cutter Aviation) can help with arranging a rental car.
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