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General Travel Information

ASLO Meeting participants who are traveling by air to the meeting will fly into the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport located in Kenner, Louisiana, about 11 miles northwest of the downtown area. Airlines serving the airport include Air Tran, American, Delta, Express Jet, Frontier, Jet Blue, Southwest, United, and US Airways.

On average, a cab ride costs approximately $33.00 from the airport to the Central Business District for one person and $14.00 (per passenger) for three or more passengers. Pick-up is on the lower level, outside the baggage claim area.

Visitors to New Orleans will notice the streetcars. They are a great way to see the city with three different lines: St. Charles, Canal Street, and the Riverfront, each of which originates downtown but takes you different parts of the city. One-way fares are $1.25 and can be paid with exact change when you board. One, 3 and 5-day unlimited ride passes are also available for $5, $12 and $20 respectively. (These fares are subject to change.) If you prefer to take a cab, most journeys by cab very affordable.