Water Availability Grand Challenge for North America

May 3 - 5, 2016 | Columbia, MD, USA

The planning workshop will be held from May 3-5, 2016 at Universities Space Research Association (USRA) headquarters in Columbia, Maryland. Nearby airports and information on how to get from the airports to USRA can be found below.


Universities Space Research Association (USRA)
7178 Columbia Gateway Drive
Columbia, MD USA 21046


Baltimore Washington International Airport (BWI): 13 miles to USRA and 13-16 miles to local hotels
Directions from BWI to USRA: http://mapq.st/1LMUU05

Ronald Reagan International Airport (DCA): 37 miles to USRA and 37-40 miles to local hotels
Directions from DCA to USRA: http://mapq.st/1FFtXK9

Dulles International Airport (IAD): 75 miles to USRA and to local Columbia, MD hotels
Directions from IAD to USRA: http://mapq.st/1Qd0JoJ



Each airport has taxi service available to the Columbia/USRA area.

Estimated Taxi Fares
BWI: $50.00 one-way
DCA: $92.00 one-way
IAD: $130.00 one-way

A shared ride service is also available at all three airports through Super Shuttle. For ride information, please visit Super Shuttle or call 1-800-258-3826.

Rental Cars

Each airport has rental car facilities.

Hotel Shuttles

Please note that local hotels may or may not provide complimentary shuttle to area airports; check with your hotel.


Background image by Rick Schwartz used under Creative Commons license.