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Travel

Flights and Transportation from Airport

For flights, the closest airport would be the Shreveport Regional Airport (SHV), which is 15 miles (25-30 minutes depending on traffic) from the symposium site and to hotels in either the Shreveport or Bossier City areas. Shreveport brings in flights from the major hubs of Atlanta, Dallas, and Houston. Dallas is a 2h45m drive and Houston is a 4h drive to Shreveport. Taxi, Uber, and Lyft are all available for transportation from the Shreveport Regional Airport to hotels in Bossier City, LA.  It is roughly 15 miles (25-30 minutes) between the Shreveport Regional Airport to Bossier City hotels, and transportation options include:

Taxi Services – Available options include

The approximate rates for a taxi from the Shreveport Regional Airport to a hotel in Bossier City, LA is $40.00.

Uber Services – Uber is available for transportation from and to the Shreveport Regional Airport; see

  • https://www.uber.com/cities/shreveport-la/
  • http://uber-rates-bossier-city-la-us.uber-fare-estimator.com/

The approximate rates for an Uber from the Shreveport Regional Airport to a hotel in Bossier City, LA is between $27 - $45 depending on if you are using UberX or UberXL.

Lyft Services – Lyft is available for transportation from and to the Shreveport Regional Airport; see

  • https://www.lyft.com/rider/cities/shreveport-la

The approximate rates for a Lyft from the Shreveport Regional Airport to a hotel in Bossier City, LA is between $25 - $50 depending on if you are using Lyft or XL.

Lodging

In terms of hotels, there is no formal symposium hotel for the event, but nearby hotels for consideration would include

Comfort Suites Bossier City - Shreveport East
7950 E Texas St, Bossier City, LA 71111
Tel: 318/742-3444

Holiday Inn Express & Suites Bossier City
7970 E Texas St, Bossier City, LA 71111
Tel: 318/841-9800

SpringHill Suites by Marriott Shreveport-Bossier City/Louisiana Downs
8010 E Texas St, Bossier City, LA 71111
Tel: 318/747-7772

Driving directions

To plot directions to the Symposium site by GPS or travel programs (e.g., Mapquest), use the address:
National Cyber Research Park
6220 East Texas Street
Bossier City, LA 71111

Note: You will need an LA Tech Visitor Parking Pass to park at the Symposium site; to obtain such a pass, please email by 14 Sept. 2018, and Kirk St.Amant will reserve your Visitor Parking Pass.