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    Travel and Accommodations

    Meeting Site Information

    New Orleans is one of the world's most fascinating cities. Steeped in a history of influences from Europe, the Caribbean, Africa and beyond, it's a brilliant mosaic of culture, food and music. You'll find brimming bowls of gumbo, late nights in jazz clubs, strolls through historic neighborhoods and tantalizing festivals throughout the year. Come down and experience one of America's most culturally and historically rich destinations.

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    Hotel Information

    AIAA has made arrangements for a block of rooms at the:

    Sheraton New Orleans
    500 Canal Street
    New Orleans, Louisiana 70130
    Phone: +1.504.525.2500

    Room rates are $199 per night for single or double occupancy. For reservations, please call +1.866.716.8106. Please identify yourself as being with the AIAA conference. You are encouraged to book your hotel room early. The Sheraton New Orleans has limited availability at the conference and government rates. Available rooms will be held until 5 June 2012.

    Make your Room Reservations - Conference Attendees

    Government Employees—There are a limited number of sleeping rooms available at the government per diem. Government I.D. is required.

    Make your Government Room Reservations - Government Attendees

    Located on the historic Canal Street streetcar line adjacent to the French Quarter, the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel is a short walk to Bourbon Street, Mardi Gras parades, Jazz Fest activities, Harrah's Casino, the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, the Aquarium of the Americas, Riverwalk Marketplace, the city's most renowned restaurants and legendary nightlife.


    Airport: Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY) is about 20 miles from the Sheraton New

    Directions: From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport: Take Interstate 10 East to the New Orleans Business District. Continue on to the Poydras Street Exit. Continue down Poydras Street to Camp Street. Turn left on Camp Street. Go three blocks and the hotel will be on the right side, on the corner of Camp and Canal.

    Parking: Valet parking is available at the hotel for $33.00 per day.


    Transportation: You may reserve a shared ride service between the Sheraton New Orleans Hotel and Louis Armstrong International Airport (MSY) through New Orleans Airport Shuttle. Rates are $20pp one way / $38pp round Trip. Please call 504.522.3500 for information or make reservations online at least 24 hours prior to your flight departure time at: Sheraton New Orleans Hotel Airport Shuttle. Taxis ($28 fare) are available outside of baggage claim.