NCSA is on the Urbana-Champaign campus of the University of Illinois. The address is 1205 W. Clark St., Urbana.
Other regional airports are: Indianapolis International Airport (IND), Indianapolis, Indiana (120 miles/190 kilometers away); O'Hare International Airport (ORD), Chicago, Illinois (140 miles/220 kilometers away); and Central Illinois Regional Airport (BMI), Bloomington, Illinois (less than 60 miles/100 kilometers away).
The Champaign County Visitors Guide offers information on taxis and other transportation.
Blocks of rooms are available for PSP Annual Meeting attendees at:
Hampton Inn (http://www.hamptoninn.com/en/hp/hotels/index.jhtml?ctyhocn=CMIILHX
1200 W. University Ave., Urbana
Call 217-337-1100 before April 25 and use the code "C-PSP" to get the special rate.
Note: The Hampton Inn is within walking distance (less than 1 block) of NCSA and offers free parking.
1900 S. First St., Champaign
Call 217-819-5000 before April 25 and use the code "APSP" to get the special rate.
Note: The I Hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the NCSA Building, where most meeting activities will take places, and to and from Willard Airport.
Check the online Champaign County Visitors Guide for information on Urbana-Champaign accommodations.
Metered parking is available near the NCSA Building on Clark Street, in the parking garage just north of NCSA, and on other surrounding streets. Rates are 75 cents/hour, and the meters accept quarters, dimes, nickels and dollar coins. While you can park all day in the garage, time limits for surrounding streets are usually two hours. There is no attendant in the parking garage and you cannot use bills or credit cards to pay for parking.
There will be a reception at the National Petascale Computing Facility (1725 S. Oak St., Champaign) from 5 to 6:30 May 11. Shuttles will be available at 4:45 p.m. to take meeting attendees from the NCSA Building and the Hampton Inn to the reception site. If you plan to drive, free parking is available after 5 p.m. in Lot E14 across Oak Street from the National Petascale Computing Facility.
There is VERY LIMITED metered parking near Memorial Stadium at the Activities and Recreation Center, 201 E. Peabody Drive.