Transportation 

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (ANC) is approximately six miles/10-15 minutes to the downtown area. Transportation to downtown is convenient by shuttle, taxi or rental car. 

 

Meeting Transportation

The majority of conference sessions will take place at the Dena’ina Civic and Convention Center located at 600 W. Seventh Avenue. Transportation between the convention center and conference hotels will be provided.

 

Airline Discounts
We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with the major airlines servicing Anchorage to offer conference attendees discounted fares.
 
Alaska Airlines
Discount offered:  5% off published fare
Travel dates:  Aug. 2-17
Reservations:  Book online at www.alaskaair.com with e-certificate code ECMA184. There is no booking fee when booking online. You may also call Alaska Airlines Group and Meetings Desk  at (800) 445-4435 or your travel agent and reference ID number MA184.  A $15 ticketing fee will apply when calling in to the Group and Meetings Desk. 
 
American Airlines
Discount offered: 5% off published fare
Travel dates:  Aug. 6-16
Reservations:  Book online at www.aa.com/group with code 9484BR. There is no booking fee when booking online.  You may also call the American Airlines Meeting Services Desk at (800) 433-1790 and use this code to book your ticket. A $25 service charge will apply when calling in to the Meeting Services Desk.
 
Delta
Discount offered: 2%, 5% or 10% off published fare (dependent upon booking class)
Travel dates:  Aug. 3-23
Reservations:  Book online at www.delta.com with code NMJ9SYou may also call Delta Meeting Network Reservations at (800) 328-1111. A direct ticketing charge of $25 will apply for booking by phone.
 
United Airlines
Discount offered: 2%, 5% or 10% off published fare (dependent upon booking class)
Travel dates: Aug. 1-19
Reservations:  Book online at www.united.com, and enter code ZSEC819089 in the Offer Code box.  Reservations booked online will incur no service fee, and will receive an additional 3% discount. You may also book tickets through your travel agency or call United Reservations Desk at (800) 426-1122 and provide the Z-code ZSEC and Agreement Code 819089. A $25 per ticket service fee will apply when booking through a travel agency or through United Reservations.
 
Discounts apply to all U.S/Canada originating passengers, with the exception of Alaska Airlines, which is applicable to U.S. passengers only. These discounts are not valid with other discounts, certificates or promotional offers. Normal change fees and baggage fees apply.
 
Airport Shuttle Service
Shuttle service from the airport to downtown is available.  Visit www.anchorage.net/airport-shuttle
for details.
 
Taxi Service
The cost from the airport to downtown is approximately $17-$25 one way. For additional information you may call:
                        Checker Cab                                                           Yellow Cab
                        Phone: (907) 276-1234                                         Phone: (907) 222-2222

 

Taxi service at the Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport:

 
Public Transit
The local public transit system, People Mover, provides access to most visitor attractions and activities. Regular service is available weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m., with limited service in the evenings until 11 p.m., weekends and holidays.  Schedule information is available at www.peoplemover.org.

 

Rental Car
Hertz will be offering special rates. Reservations can be made by calling (800) 654-2240 or by visiting the Hertz Rental Car website and providing CV# 02RJ0057.
 
Driving Directions
Driving directions from the airport to downtown
 
Driving directions to airport
When driving from the north: Drive south on the Glenn Highway into Anchorage. The Glenn Highway turns into Fifth Avenue, which goes west into downtown Anchorage. Fifth Avenue ends at L Street, just before the inlet. Turn left (south) on L Street. L Street eventually turns into Minnesota Drive. Turn right onto International Airport Road, which takes you directly to the airport.
When driving from the south: Drive north on Seward Highway into the south section of Anchorage. Exit the highway at the O'Malley interchange. Turn left and proceed west on O'Malley Road. O'Malley bends north and becomes Minnesota Drive. Exit Minnesota Drive at the International Airport Road interchange. Turn left (west) onto International Airport Road, which takes you directly to the airport.