The closest airport to Iowa State University is Des Moines International Airport. There is a shuttle service available between the airport and ISU (see below). Other major airports, including Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport, Kansas City International Airport, and Omaha Airport. are within driving distance, but require renting a car.
Shuttle Service to and from Des Moines International Airport
Executive Express offers shuttles approximately every 90 minutes ($36 one-way; $56 round trip per person – prices are cheaper when booking for more than one person).
Car rental agencies are located in the baggage claim area in Des Moines International Airport.
Ames’ Bus System
Ames CyRide bus system offers safe, reliable, and friendly service for navigating around Ames. Please find a nice CyRide and Ames map here. The Iowa State “MyState” app offers a nice CyRide GPS interface that shows in real time where buses are with respect to your current location.
Getting to the Conference Venue
Conference sessions will be held on campus in the Memorial Union, 2229 Lincoln Way, Ames Iowa 50014. Pay parking is available in the Memorial Union Parking Ramp, adjacent to the conference venue. For more information, visit http://www.mu.iastate.edu/parking–maps/parking/. More information about parking can be found at http://www.parking.iastate.edu/visitor.
Rooms have been blocked for the conference at the Gateway Hotel (2-2.5 miles away) and Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center (2.5 miles away). To make reservation, please click on the link, which will take you directly to our block of rooms.
Holiday Inn Ames Conference Center (The group code will automatically be entered when you choose your reservation dates.)