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Airport

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
Louis Armstrong International Airport is located 11 miles northwest of downtown New Orleans.

Airlines:
Eight airlines provide service to New Orleans, including non-stop flights from 34 different major US cities.
Air Tran
American
Continental
Delta
Jet Blue
Southwest
United
US Airways

Airport Shuttle Service

Airport Shuttle is the official ground transportation for the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport. Shuttle service is available to and from downtown New Orleans hotels, French Quarter, and the Convention Center, every day of the year (except from 2 AM - 3:30 AM), with vans departing approximately every 30 minutes.

Click here for shuttle and reservation information or call Airport Shuttle at 866-596-2699.
 
Handicap accessible vehicles are available, but require a 1-week reservation prior to arrival.

Cabs

Checker-Yellow
504-943-2411
Coleman Cab Co.
504-586-0222
New Breed Cab Co.
504-822-4505
United Cabs Co.
504-522-9771
White Fleet Cab Co.
504-822-3800
Yellow-Checker Cabs
504-525-3311 

Avis Rental Car

Avis car rental is offering a discount to all AAPT Winter Meeting attendees. Please call Avis directly at 800-331-1600 and use the Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number J945158 or go directly to their website. The discount is effective 7 days before and 7 days after the conference.

Amtrak

Amtrak offers routes to New Orleans from a number of cities across the country. Click here for more information.

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aunching October 2012, Pullman Rail Journeys will bring back luxury rail travel with routes to New Orleans from Chicago and New York City. Travelers will have the opportunity to experience a more luxurious and comfortable trip to New Orleans on fully restored authentic Pullman Rail Cars.  Click here for more information.

Driving Directions

Click here for Driving Directions

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