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Travel Information

Air Travel

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (code MSY) is located approximately 13 miles from the Annual Meeting hotels.

Delta Airlines is offering a 2%-5% discount on flights to all Annual Meeting attendees.  Discounts vary by region and are applicable for flights booked from January 1–17, 2015. To take advantage of the discount, visit the search flight page here and enter the discount code NMKCL in the Meeting Event Code box. Your discount will be calculated automatically. Reservations may also be made by calling Delta Meeting Reservations at (800) 328-1111, Monday-Fri day, 7:00am-7:00pm Central Time. *Please note that there is a direct ticketing fee for booking through the reservation number above.

American Airlines has discontinued their airfare discount program for meetings. We regret that we are unable to offer an AA discount this year.

Ground Transportation from the Airport to the Annual Meeting Hotels

Taxis are available on the airport’s lower level, outside of the baggage claim area. Average cab fare to the Annual Meeting hotels is $33.00 Taxis are required to offer a credit card payment option.

Airport Shuttle New Orleans is the official ground transportation provider for the airport and offers shared ride service to downtown New Orleans, including the Annual Meeting hotels.  Rates are $20.00 per person, one way or $38.00 per person, roundtrip. Tickets can be purchased in advance by clicking here or by calling 1-866-596-2699. Tickets are also available at the airport at ticket desks located across from baggage claim areas 1, 5, 9, 11 and 12. Advance reservations are required 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers.

Car rentals are available at the airport’s Consolidated Rental Car Facility via nine rental companies. For more information, click here. Both Annual Meeting hotels offer valet parking at $38-$40 per night.

For more ground transportation options from the airport, please visit the Louis Armstrong International website.


Amtrak offers three routes (City of New Orleans, Crescent, and Sunset Limited) that service the New Orleans Union Terminal, which is located about 1.5 miles from the Annual Meeting hotels. Click here or call 1-800-USA-RAIL for more information or to book travel.

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