Travel & Transportation

Air Travel

Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport is the official airport of CampusEnergy2019, located just west of downtown New Orleans and about 30 minutes from the Hilton New Orleans Riverfront. The terminal is comprised of 4 concourses and is a regional hub for Southwest Airlines. 

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Airport Shuttle

Shuttle service is available from the airport to hotels and various other locations in the New Orleans for $24.00 (per person, one-way) or $44.00 (per person, round-trip). These fares include three (3) bags per person. Additional baggage may be subject to additional fees. Passengers can purchase tickets at the Airport at Airport Shuttle ticket booths located on the first level throughout the Baggage Claim area.

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Taxicab booths are located on the first level of the Terminal outside of Baggage Claim Belts 1 and 14. Passengers must wait in line at one of these booths for taxi service. Taxi rides cost $36.00 from the airport to the Central Business District (CBD) or French Quarter (west of Elysian Fields) for up to two (2) passengers. For three (3) or more passengers, the fare will be $15.00 per passenger. Taxis are required to accept credit card payments.

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International Travel


IDEA is proud to be an organization that represents a diverse membership from over 25 different countries around the world. Our conferences have always been and will always be open to anyone who has an interest in district energy, regardless of immigration status or nationality. We will strive to assist anyone traveling internationally to an IDEA conference by providing any and all information and support that we are able.