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    National Institute of Aerospace

    National Institute of Aerospace

    National Institute of Aerospace
    100 Exploration Way
    Hampton, VA 23666

     

    NIA-Logo-PortraitNational Institute of Aerospace (NIA) serves as a strategic partner with NASA Langley Research Center and the aerospace community to enable research creativity and expand technology development opportunities. The Institute integrates research and graduate education while creating new government/academia/industry partnerships to solve tomorrow's problems today.

    Airports

    There are two nearby airports to NIA.

    Newport News-Williamsburg International Airport
    900 Bland Blvd.
    Newport News, VA 23602
    (757) 877-0221

    Directions to NIA: Go down Bland Blvd., take a left onto Jefferson Ave. Bear right to Interstate 64 East. Take Hampton Roads Center Parkway East, exit (261B) toward NASA and Langley AFB. Proceed 0.75 mi and exit, Magruder Blvd (VA-134). Turn left onto Magruder Blvd (VA-134 N). Go 2.08 mi. and turn left onto Floyd Thompson Blvd (Wendy's on left). Follow to the end and turn left onto Exploration Way (the only building).

    Norfolk International Airport
    2200 Norview Ave.
    Norfolk, VA 23518
    (757) 857-3351

    Directions to NIA: Upon leaving the Norfolk International Airport, drive straight out and pick up Interstate 64 West. Follow signs for Richmond. Continue traveling on I-64 West. (You are going to Hampton – on the other side of the water.) Take Magruder Blvd North (VA 134 N) exit (262B). Merge onto Magruder Blvd North (VA 134 N). Go 2.7 mi. Turn left onto Floyd Thompson Blvd (Wendy's on left). Follow to the end and turn left onto Exploration Way (the only building).

    Driving Directions

    100 Exploration Way is located in the Hampton Roads Center North campus near NASA Langley Research Center.

    From I-64 (going Eastbound - from Richmond)
    - Take Hampton Roads Center Parkway East, exit (261B) toward NASA and Langley AFB
    - Proceed 0.75 mi and exit, Magruder Blvd (VA-134)
    - Turn left onto Magruder Blvd (VA-134 N). Go 2.08 mi.
    - Turn left onto Floyd Thompson Blvd (Wendy's on left)
    - Follow to the end
    - Turn left onto Exploration Way

    From I-64 (going Westbound - from Norfolk)
    - Take Magruder Blvd North (VA 134 N) exit (262B)
    - Merge onto Magruder Blvd North (VA 134 N). Go 2.7 mi.
    - Turn left onto Floyd Thompson Blvd (Wendy's on left)
    - Follow to the end
    - Turn left onto Exploration Way
    - NIA HQ will be located on your left


    From LaRC
    - Out the main gate
    - Turn right onto North Armistead Avenue
    - Turn left onto Magruder Blvd
    - Turn right onto Floyd Thompson Dr
    - Follow to end - NIA HQ will be located on your left.

    Hotels

    Candlewood Suites
    401 Butler Farm Road
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 766-8976

    Country Inn & Suites By Carlson
    1551 Hardy Cash Drive
    Hampton, VA 23669
    (757) 224-9994

    Courtyard by Marriott in Hampton
    1917 Coliseum Drive
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 838-3300

    Embassy Suites Hotel
    1700 Coliseum Drive
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 827-8200

    Crowne Plaza (formerly Hampton Marina Hotel)
    700 Settlers Landing Road
    Hampton, VA 23669
    (757) 727-9700 or 1-800-333-3333

    Hilton Garden Inn (Hampton Coliseum Central
    1999 Power Plant Parkway
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 310-6323

    SpringHill Suites by Marriott (Hampton Coliseum Central)
    1997 Power Plant Parkwaqy
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 310-6333

    Suburban Lodge
    1616 Hardy Cash Drive
    Hampton, VA 23666
    (757) 951-2000

    Omni Hotel
    1000 Omni Boulevard
    Newport News, VA 23606
    (757) 873-6664 or 1-888-444-OMNI

    Towneplace Suites by Marriott
    200 Cybernetics Way
    Yorktown, VA 23693
    (757) 874-8884