COURTESY SHUTTLE: Courtesy shuttles for off-airport parking, hotels, and motels are located in the Ground Transportation Center, outside of Level 1 Baggage Claim Doors 1 through 5.
CAR RENTAL: flymsy - Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport
RIDE APP: Ride app services pick up passengers outside of Level 1 Baggage Claim on the middle curb. When using any ride app service, ensure that you are getting into the right car by following a few simple steps. Always be sure that the automobile’s license plate, make and model, and driver photo match the information provided in your app. Ride app services can only be requested through the app, so never get in a car where the vehicle’s appearance or driver’s identity does not match the information displayed in your app.
To ride with Lyft, exit Doors 7-9, cross the walkway to the middle curb, and join the queue. Click here for detailed instructions for Lyft. Lyft Fast Match is available at MSY.
How it works:
- Enter your destination, and request a standard Lyft ride.
- If available, you will see a new screen pop up in your app. Tap Get code to get your unique four-digit code.
- Follow the directions and join the Lyft Fast Match line. (A friendly Lyft ambassador will be there to assist you.)
- When you get to the front of the line, show your code to the driver. Once you are matched, hop in, and be on your way.
Uber riders should exit Doors 9-11, cross the walkway to the middle curb, and join the queue. Click here for detailed instructions for Uber.
How it works:
- Request an UberX trip to receive a 6-digit personal identification number (PIN).
- Walk to the Uber pickup zone and join the line.
- Share your unique PIN with the first available driver.
- Verify vehicle and driver details before you get into the vehicle.
For non-Uber X requests, request when you have your bags and are ready to go. You will meet your driver on the middle curb outside of Baggage Claim at Zone 3. Verify vehicle and driver details before you get into the vehicle.
DRIVING DIRECTIONS: From Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport, get on I-10 E in Metairie from Airport Access Rd, keep right at the fork (2.0 mi). Follow I-10 E to US-90 E in New Orleans. Take exit 13B - A from US-90 BUS W for 11 min (10.6 mi). Drive to Canal St for 8 min (1.3 mi). Merge onto US-90 E for 0.4 mi. Continue straight onto S Claiborne Ave for 0.2 mi. Turn right onto Canal St for 0.7 mi.
Hotel Pirate Warning
NOTE: It is not uncommon for unauthorized vendors to try and sell attendees hotel rooms. These vendors may claim to be representing the PCI Convention. The Precast Show or NPCA stating that the room block is “sold out” and that you must make a reservation with them immediately. Please be careful and book your room directly with the hotel or the link provided on our website. Often these vendors will add fees that could substantially inflate your costs and expose our organizations to penalties for not meeting our room block.
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