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American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics

    Plan Your Trip

    Plan Your Trip

    Gala Crowd

    Location, Time, Attire

    • Location: The Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW, Washington, DC. Underground parking is available with access via 13 1/2 Street and via two entrances on 14th Street.
    • Time: The reception begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by dinner and the awards presentation. The program should end by 10:00 p.m.
    • Attire: Dress for the evening is black tie or equivalent military uniform.

    Hotel Suggestions

    • Hilton Crystal City at Washington – A block of rooms has been arranged for the AIAA Spring Business Meetings and Awards Gala at a rate of $229, single or double, until 31 March or the block is sold out. Register online here with Group Code AIA or reservations can be made directly with the Hilton Crystal City by calling the hotel central reservation department at 1.800.695.7551 before the cut-off date of 31 March 2017. Please identify yourself as being a part of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics group room block. Address: Reagan National Airport, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, VA 22202
    • J.W. Marriott, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, 202.393.2000 (across the street from the Ronald Reagan Building)
    • Hilton Garden Inn, 815 14th Street NW, 202.783.7800 (three blocks from the Ronald Reagan Building

    Directions to the Ronald Reagan Center

    The Federal Triangle metro station (orange/blue lines) is located on site, and the Metro Center metro station (red line) is just two blocks away. For drivers, an underground parking garage is available with access via 13½ Street and via two entrances on 14th Street.

    Visit the Ronald Reagan Building's website for directions.

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