Logistics

Conference Coordinator:
Catherine Foley
catherine.foley@matrix.msu.edu
(517) 355-9300


Hotel Accomodations
Transportation
   Lansing
   Detroit
   Grand Rapids
   Flint
   Car/Taxi Service
Meals

Hotel Accommodations

Please contact the hotel directly to make your reservations. Mention TICFIA 2006 Conference to receive the discounted rate.

Kellogg Hotel & Conference Center (http://www.kelloggcenter.com)
55 South Harrison Road
East Lansing, MI 48824

Toll Free: 800-875-5090
Phone: 517-432-4000

Special TICFIA Conference Rate:
$88.00 Single
$88.00 Double

All Reservations must be made by March 20, 2006 to guarantee conference rate. Please mention TICFIA 2006 Conference when calling the hotel.

Check Out time: 12:00 Noon

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Transportation

Flight Information:

To/from:

Lansing, MI
  • Allegiant, Northwest, Delta, and United Airlines fly into the Lansing Capitol City Airport
  • Northwest flies into the Lansing Capital City Airport via Detroit
  • Delta flies into the Lansing Capital City Airport via Atlanta/Cincinnati
  • United flies into the Lansing Capital City Airport via Chicago
Direct flights to/from:
  • Orlando
  • Cincinnati
  • Minneapolis/St Paul
  • Chicago/O'Hare
  • Detroit, MI
Detroit, MI

Most major American, international, and commuter airlines fly into the Detroit Metro Airport including American, America West, Continental, Delta, Northwest, Southwest, and United. Detroit is a Northwest Airlines hub. Therefore there are numerous direct flights to and from the Detroit Metro Airport.

Grand Rapids, MI

American Eagle, Continental Express, Delta Connection/Comair, Midwest Connect, Northwest, and United Airlines fly into the Gerald R. Ford International Airport in Grand Rapids.

Direct flights to/from:
  • Atlanta
  • Chicago/O'Hare
  • Cincinnati
  • Cleveland
  • Dallas
  • Detroit
  • Houston
  • Las Vegas
  • Memphis
  • Milwaukee
  • Minneapolis
  • New York/Newark & LaGuardia
  • Orlando
  • Tampa
  • Washington, DC
Flint, MI

AirTran Airways, American Airlines/American Eagle, Continental Connection, Delta Connection, Funjet Vacations, Midwest Connect, Northwest Airlines fly into the Bishop International Airport in Flint, MI.

Direct Flights to/from:
  • Las Vegas
  • Ft. Myers
  • Tampa
  • Orlando
  • Atlanta
  • Cincinnati
  • Minneapolis
  • Detroit

To/from the airports:

Lansing Capital City Airport (http://www.flylansing.com/home/): Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is located 10 miles from the Lansing airport.

The Kellogg Hotel runs a free shuttle service to/from the Lansing Capital City Airport. The Kellogg shuttle is available for guests arriving at the airport between 7am and 10pm. Please contact the Kellogg Hotel ahead of time to schedule a pick up. The Kellogg Hotel can be reached at (517) 432-4000.

Taxi service from the Lansing Capital City Airport to East Lansing generally costs $20. Taxi service is provided by:

  • Big Daddy Taxi (517) 367-7474
  • Capitol Transport (517) 482-1444
  • JB Country Club Taxi (517) 323-9070
  • Spartan Yellow Cab (517) 482-1444

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

There is no public transportation that runs directly from the Lansing Capital City Airport to East Lansing.

Detroit Metro Airport (http://www.metroairport.com/):

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is located 90 miles from the Detroit airport.

Taxi service from the Detroit Metro Airport to East Lansing generally costs $100.00. Taxi service is provided by:

  • Metro Airport Taxis 800-745-5191.

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

There is no public transportation from the Detroit Metro Airport to East Lansing.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport (http://www.grr.org/):

Michigan State University (East Lansing, MI) is located approximately 65 miles from the Grand Rapids airport.

Taxi service from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to East Lansing generally costs $100.00.
Taxi service is provided by:

  • Calder City Taxi (616) 454-8080

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

There is no public transportation from the Gerald R. Ford International Airport to East Lansing.

Bishop International Airport (http://www.bishopairport.org/):

Bishop International Airport is 44 miles from Michigan State University in East Lansing, MI.

Taxi service from Bishop International Airport to East Lansing generally costs $100. Taxi service is provided by:

  • International Cab (810) 691-6396
  • Hey! Taxi (810) 629-7080

Other car services are provided by:

  • Corporate Coach (810) 244-5460
  • JCN Limousine Dispatch: (810) 229-2659 Mobile: (810) 908-0056

Rental car agencies are located inside the airport terminal.

There is no public transportation from Bishop International Airport to East Lansing.

To/from conference venues:

The Kellogg Hotel is within walking distance of all TICFIA Conference locations.

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Meals

Light refreshments and soft drinks will be served at the opening Reception on Wednesday, April 19th, and we also invite participants to a dinner on Thursday evening (hosted and provided by MSU-CIBER).

East Lansing and the conference facilities offer a number of options for other meals. The State Room restaurant in the lobby of The Kellogg Hotel serves a continental breakfast as well as a variety of hot breakfast choices. A wide range of restaurants and cafés are also available adjacent to campus along Grand River Avenue. [Participants will receive information on local eateries in their conference packages].

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