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Transportation

Air Transportation

The city’s airport code is MSY and it is known as "Louis Armstrong International Airport".
official website: www.flymsy.com/

Transportation options between airport and Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel (conference venue):

Taxicabs: A cab ride costs ~$30.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) for one or two persons and $12.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers.  Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area.  There may be an additional charge for extra baggage.  $1 fuel surcharge added to total fare.

Airport Shuttle: The Airport Shuttle is offering a round-trip discount rate of $24.00 for ISCAS attendees. The Shuttle is a shared-ride van service. Advance reservations are required and can be made at "IEEE ISCAS 2007 Airport Transfers Online" up to 48 hours prior to arrival. The Shuttle is available from the airport to the hotels (and back) in the Central Business District (CBD), including the Hilton New Orleans Riverside Hotel (conference venue). Three bags per person are allowed. Advance reservations are required 48 hours prior to travel for all ADA accessible transfers. Please call well enough in advance for the specially-equipped shuttle to be reserved (+1-866-596-2699 or +1-504-522-3500) for more details or to make a reservation.

Airport Limousine Service: Non Scheduled walk up limousine and sedan service available from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) and the French Quarter. The rate is $35.00 for one or two people and $10.00 per additional passenger for up to 8 passengers (total vehicle capacity).  Limousine information desks are located on the lower level baggage claim areas.

Jefferson Transit:
The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Bus picks up outside airport Entrance #7 on the upper level.

Bus Fare:  The fare for Airport-Downtown Express (E-2)  is $1.10. The fare boxes will accept $1, $5, $10, $20 dollar bills and all U.S. coins. The fare boxes will provide change in the form of a value card that can be used for future fares.

About the Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) Route:  The Airport-Downtown Express (E-2) provides service from the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport in Kenner, down Airline Drive into New Orleans. The Airport bus stop is on the second level of the Airport, near the Delta counter, in the median (look for the sign and bench). At Carrollton at Tulane it connects with RTA's 27-Louisiana and 39-Tulane buses. (Visit the RTA website to check their current schedules.)

For more information on public transit in the area, visit the Jefferson Transit website, www.jeffersontransit.org, or the RTA website www.norta.com .

 

Ground Transportation

Mileage Chart to New Orleans:

City
Mileage
City
Mileage
Atlanta, GA
483
Mobile, AL
144
Austin, TX
508
Montreal, CAN
1663
Biloxi, MS
87
Nashville, TN
520
Boston, MA
1522
New York, NY
1304
Chicago, IL
928
Orlando, FL
649
Dallas, TX
531
Pensacola, FL
203
Houston, TX
350
St Louis, MO
681
Little Rock, AR
536
San Antonio, TX
550
Los Angeles, CA
1910
Toronto, CAN
1328
Memphis, TN
398
Washington, DC
1087
Miami, FL
887
   

Mileage Chart From within Louisiana Cities:

City
Mileage
City
Mileage
Alexandria
197
Lake Charles
200
Baton Rouge
85
Monroe
259
Lafayette
132
Shreveport
98

 

Car rentals

Many major car rental companies have offices inside the MSY airport terminal.

 

 

 

 
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