Frontier renews Long Island flights to Atlanta on May 16; tickets as low as $19


Frontier Airlines is flying from Long Island to Atlanta again.

The low-cost airline brings back nonstop service to Atlanta out of Islip’s Long Island MacArthur Airport, starting on Thursday, May 16. Plenty of one-way flights are selling for $19, and round-trip travel to ATL is available for under $65.

You can click here to peruse the latest fare and flight options.

The renewed route gives Long Island travelers enhanced connectivity to one of the South’s major business and leisure hubs. Atlanta, often dubbed the “Gateway to the South,” serves as a pivotal transportation hub, offering connections to a boatload of domestic and international destinations.

This gives Long Islanders expanded options for business and leisure travel, enabling easier access to key destinations across the United States and beyond.

5 reasons to visit ‘Hotlanta’

They don’t call it “Hotlanta” for nothing. There are also plenty of reasons to visit and hang in Atlanta. Here are five big ones:

Attractions and Cultural Landmarks

Atlanta’s rich history includes its pivotal role in the Civil Rights movement and its significance during the Civil War. Visitors can explore historic sites like the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, the Atlanta History Center, and the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum. The city’s diverse cultural scene includes a number of other world-class museums, theaters and art galleries. And be sure to visit the majestic Georgia Aquarium, one of the world’s largest aquariums.

Vibrant Culinary Scene

Atlanta is a foodie’s dream, offering a diverse array of dining options to suit every palate. From traditional Southern fare like fried chicken and biscuits to innovative fusion cuisine, the city’s food scene is a melting pot of flavors and influences. Visitors can indulge in themselves at acclaimed restaurants located throughout the city.

Thriving Entertainment and Sports

Atlanta is home to a vibrant entertainment and sports scene, with attractions appealing to all ages. Sports fans can catch a game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, home to the NFL’s Atlanta Falcons and MLS’s Atlanta United FC. Mets fans can try their luck at Truist Park when the Amazins are in town to play the Braves (Plan ahead: The teams have a three-game series in Atlanta, Sept. 24-26). The city also hosts such major sporting events as golf’s Masters Tournament and college football’s Peach Bowl. For entertainment, visitors can explore the bustling nightlife scene, catch a live music performance, or attend a show at the historic Fox Theatre.

Outdoor Recreation and Green Spaces

Despite being a bustling metropolis, Atlanta features plenty of opportunities for outdoor recreation and relaxation. The city is surrounded by lush green spaces, including Piedmont Park, Centennial Olympic Park, and the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Outdoor enthusiasts can enjoy hiking and biking trails in nearby Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area or explore the scenic beauty of Stone Mountain Park.

Shopping and Fashion

Atlanta is a shopper’s paradise, with an array of shopping districts, malls, and boutiques to explore. From upscale designer shops in Buckhead to eclectic boutiques in Little Five Points, the city offers something for every style and budget. Visitors can shop for fashion-forward clothing and accessories, and unique souvenirs.

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