Grab your suitcase, walk out of arrivals at Bridgeport, CT Airport (BDR-Igor I. Sikorsky Memorial), and pick up your rental car. Which one you grab the keys to depends on where you want to go. If you’ll be spending a good deal of time driving in downtown New Haven, around 16 miles from the terminal, consider something zippy and small. A compact car with nimble handling will suit those busy city streets. But with a wealth of things to see, like the beautiful sandy shores of the surrounding area, you may want to make a few pit stops. A bigger vehicle, like a full-size car or an SUV, will make lengthier road trips a joy.