Getting to & around Anchorage


The major airport in Anchorage, Alaska’s is: Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport (

Direct Flights to Anchorage include:

  Anchorage  Seattle  3.5 hr  Alaska, United
  Anchorage  Vancouver  3.5 hr  Air Canada
  Anchorage  Chicago  6.5 hr  Alaska, United
  Anchorage  Dallas/Fort Worth  8 hr  Alaska, American Airlines
  Anchorage  Denver  5.5 hr  Alaska, Frontier, United
  Anchorage  Portland  4 hr  Alaska
  Anchorage  Los Angeles  5.5 hr  Alaska, American Airlines
  Anchorage  San Francisco  4.5 hr  United
  Anchorage  Salt Lake City  5 hr  Delta
  Anchorage  Minneapolis/St. Paul  6 hr  Delta, Sun Country

The Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport is just six miles from downtown where Dena’ina Convention Center and the conference hotels are located. Transportation to downtown is convenient by rental car, taxi, or shuttle.

It is about a 10 minute drive from the airport to downtown Anchorage by car.

Directions: Exit Airport Heading East. Exit Minnesota Drive North. Take Minnesota Drive into downtown. Minnesota drive becomes 1st Street. Turn right onto W 7th Ave. Dena’ina Convention Center is on the right.

Anchorage Downtown Shuttle takes you from the airport to any downtown hotel for $15.  Additional information can be found at

Taxi fare is about $25 one way.

Getting Around Anchorage

Like any metropolitan city, there are many transportation options within Anchorage including taxis and limousines, rental cars, bicycles, motorcycles, and public bus service. Many attractions outside the downtown core cater to visitors by offering free shuttles during the summer.

The local public transit system, People Mover, provides access to most visitor attractions and activities. Regular service is available weekdays from 6:30 a.m. to 9 p.m. with limited service evenings until 11 p.m. weekends and holidays.  Schedule information is available on the People Mover website. (