Fifth Huntsville Gamma-Ray Burst Symposium
Transportation Information


Air Travel

The remodeled Huntsville International Airport (HSV), served by four major air carriers, is located 12 miles from downtown Huntsville via Interstate 565. Huntsville is a 2 hour drive from Birmingham, Alabama, 2 hours from Nashville, Tennessee, and 3.5 hours from Atlanta, Georgia. Each of these large cities are also served by major air carriers.

American Airlines

American Airlines Home Page

Delta Air Lines

Delta SkyLinks Reservations Desk

Northwest Airlines

Northwest Worldweb

US Airways

US Airways Home Page


Car Rental

All major national car rental agencies can be found in Huntsville. The following have a service desk inside the airport terminal:

Americar Rental System 256-461-9915  
Avis Rent A Car 256-772-9301 1-800-831-2847
Budget 256-534-6464 1-800-527-0700
Hertz 256-772-9331 1-800-654-3131
National Car Rental 256-772-9336 1-800-227-7368


Airport Shuttle Service

Most major Huntsville hotels provide complimentary shuttle service to and from Huntsville International Airport. We recommend that you contact your hotel for details prior to your travel.

An airport passenger service at reasonable rates is provided by Executive Connection, Inc. They may be reached at 256-772-0186.


Taxi Service

Several taxicab firms offer radio dispatch service. The following companies advertise 24-hour service:

AAA Cab Company 256-539-9444 256-539-9445
Huntsville Cab 256-539-8288 256-536-0111


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Modification date: 06 Dec, 2002

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