Directions/ Transportation

Directions/ Transportation

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New Main Entrance: The main entrance for the Michigan Music Conference 2016 is the DeVos Place WELSH LOBBY. Please see the two maps for directions to the WELSH LOBBY, parking and skywalks.

Directions to DeVos Place:

From the North: US-131 South to Pearl St. (exit 85B). Turn Left on Pearl St. to Monroe Ave. Turn Left on Monroe Ave. DeVos Place is 1 block north on the left.

From the South: US-131 North to Pearl St. (exit 85B). Turn Right on Pearl St. to Monroe Ave. Turn Left on Monroe Ave. DeVos Place is 1 block north on the left.

From the East: I-96 West to I-196 WELSH LOBBYtown (exit 37). I-196 West to Ottawa Ave. (exit 77C). Keep to Right to Michigan St West. Turn Right on Michigan St. West on Michigan St. to Monroe Ave. Turn Left on Monroe Ave. DeVos Place is on the Right.

From the West: I-196 to Ottawa Ave. (exit 77C). Keep to Right to Michigan St West. Turn Right on Michigan St. West on Michigan St. to Monroe Ave. Turn Left on Monroe Ave. DeVos Place is on the Right.

From the Airport: Exit the airport to Patterson Ave. Turn Right on Patterson Ave to 28th Street SE. Turn Right on 28th Street SE to I-96 West. Follow I-96 West to I-196 Downtown (exit 37). I-196 West to Ottawa Ave. (exit 77C). Keep to Right to Michigan St West. Turn Right on Michigan St. West on Michigan St. to Monroe Ave. Turn Left on Monroe Ave. DeVos Place is on the Right.

Directions to Amway Grand Plaza Hotel:

From the North: US-131 South to Pearl St. (exit 85B). Turn Left on Pearl St. Continue across the Grand River, motor lobby is on the left.

From the South: US-131 North to Pearl St. (exit 85B). Turn Right on Pearl St. Continue across the Grand River, motor lobby is on the left.

From the East: I-96 West to I-196 Downtown (exit 37). I-196 West to Ottawa Ave. (exit 77C). Follow Ottawa Ave. south to Pearl St. Turn Right on Pearl St. Follow Pearl St. west 2 blocks. The motor lobby is on the right.

From the West: I-196 to Ottawa Ave. (exit 77C). Follow Ottawa Ave. south to Pearl St. Turn Right on Pearl St. Follow Pearl St. west 2 blocks. The motor lobby is on the right.

From the Airport: Exit the airport to Patterson Ave. Turn Right on Patterson Ave to 28th Street SE. Turn Right on 28th Street SE to I-96 West. Follow I-96 West to I-196 Downtown (exit 37). I-196 West to Ottawa Ave. (exit 77C). Follow Ottawa Ave. south to Pearl St. Turn Right on Pearl St. Follow Pearl St. west 2 blocks. The motor lobby is on the right.

Parking

Downtown Parking & Skywalk Map 

Transportation

Ground Transportation

Taxi service is also available, the one way cost is approximately $25.00. The cab stand is located outside the doors near baggage carousel #1.

The airport is served by 6 car rental companies. Avis, Hertz, Alamo/National and Enterprise are located at the East end of the terminal building. Budget and Thrifty are located off-site and can be reached by using the courtesy phones in the baggage claim area.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport

www.flygrandrapids.org is the primary air transportation facility serving Grand Rapids and the entire West Michigan region. Located within Michigan's second largest metropolitan area, the airport provides a full range of air transportation services with over 90% of service on jet aircraft. The airport is located at the intersection of 44th Street SE and Patterson Avenue SE.

At Gerald R. Ford International Airport, nonstop passenger service is offered to Atlanta, Baltimore/Washington, Chicago (O'Hare), Cincinnati, Cleveland, Dallas/Fort Worth, Denver, Detroit, Fort Lauderdale, Fort Myers, Houston, Las Vegas, Memphis, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, New York (La Guardia and Newark) Orlando, Phoenix, Tampa, Toronto and Washington, DC with continuing service available to points around the world.

Passenger airlines currently serving Gerald R. Ford International Airport are Allegiant Air, American Airlines, Delta Air lines, Southwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways.

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