Travel Tips & Helpful Links for Canadian Visitors

For the many Canadians enjoying the convenience of "Montreal's U.S. Airport," we've compiled some helpful tips and links to help you the next time you fly from Plattsburgh International Airport.

Border Wait Times to U.S. (Champlain) Today's Exchange Rate
Border Wait Times to QC (Lacolle) Duty Free Allowances
Quebec Traffic Webcam  Tips for Dining Out & Shopping
Weather Distance Conversions
Driving Directions Temperature Conversions
Driving Tips for New York State Sizing Conversions


Driving

  • The speed limit on most major highways is 55 MPH
  • The speed limit in school zones is 20 MPH
  • Cell phone use while driving is not permitted
  • Turning right on a red light is permitted unless otherwise noted
  • Headlights must be on while operating windshield wipers
     

 

Dining & Shopping

  • Generally the gratuity is not included with your bill 
  • Tips for wait staff are customarily 15-20%
  • Clinton County sales tax is 8%
  • There is no smoking in public areas or buildings

Click here for a list of area restaurants.

Sizing Charts

Women’s

Size

 

Bust

Waist

Hip

 

 

in

cm

in

cm

in

cm

XS

0

31.5

80

23

58.4

33.5

85

2

32.5

82.5

24

61

34.5

87.5

S

4

33.5

85

25

63.5

35.5

90

6

34.5

87.5

26

66

36.5

93

M

8

35.5

90

27

68.5

37.5

95

10

36.5

92.5

28

71

38.5

98

L

12

38

96.5

29.5

75

40

101.5

14

39.5

100.5

31

79

41.5

105.5

XL

16

41

104

32.5

82.5

43

109

18

43

109

34.5

87.5

45

114

XXL

20

45

114

36.5

93

47

119

 

 Men’s

Size

Neck

Sleeve

Chest

Waist

 

in

cm

in

cm

in

cm

in

cm

XS

13-13½

33-34

31½-32

80-81

33-34

84-86

27-28

68-71

S

14-14½

36-37

32½-33

82-84

35-37

89-94

29-31

73-79

M

15-15½

38-39

33½-34

85-86

38-40

96-102

32-34

81-86

L

16-16½

40-42

34½-35

87-89

42-44

107-112

36-38

91-97

XL

17-17½

43-45

35½-36

90-91

46-48

116-122

40-42

101-107

XXL

18-18½

46-47

36-36½

91-93

50-52

127-132

44-46

111-117

XXXL

19-19½

48-49

36½-37

93-94

54-56

137-140

50-52

127-132

Click here for more clothing and shoe sizing.  


Temperature

32° F 0° C Freezing point of water
50° F 10° C A warm winter day
68° F 20° C A beautiful spring day
86° F 30° C A great day to be on Lake Champlain
98.6° F 37° C Normal body temperature
104° F 40° C It’s very, very hot!
212° F 100° C Boiling point of water

To convert F to C subtract 32 and multiply by .555.  To convert C to F multiply by 1.8 and add 32.

Click here for more temperature conversions.


Distance

Miles Kilometers   Kilometers Miles
1 1.6                  1 0.6
2 3.2   2 1.2
3 4.8   3 1.8
4 6.4   4 2.4
5 8.0   5 3.1
6 9.6   6 3.7
7 11.2   7 4.3
8 12.8   8 4.9
9 14.4   9 5.5
10 16.0   10 6.2
25 40.0   25 15.5
50 80.4   50 31.1

 Click here for more distance conversions.