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Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport
Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority
(MARTA), trains and busses and by interstate highways. There are also
car rental companies located inside the airport terminal.
On May 16th, the Maynard H. Jackson Jr. International Terminal will open at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL).
For more information about new international terminal please visit this
station is located at 1688
Peachtree Street, NW. For more information visit their
or call the local station
information line 404.881.3062.
The Metropolitan Atlanta Rapid Transit Authority (MARTA) provides rail services
on two lines: South-North and East-West lines. Both lines will stop at
Five Points Station which is the closet station to venue. Both conference
hotels (the Westin and the Holiday Inn) are within a five minute walk from
Peachtree Center station (South-North line). MARTA airport station is located
(South-North line) at the north end of the airport, near baggage claim, and the
train ride to downtown takes about 20 minutes. For more information on MARTA please
Atlanta is the meeting point for three major interstate highways. Follow
these directions to get to Georgia State University from almost anywhere. You
may also want to check out the campus map
. Visitors can park at G Deck.
Parking fee for visitors is $6.00 per entry.
From I-75/85 Northbound
Exit #246 (Central Avenue/Fulton Street). Follow the signs to Fulton Street. At
the light at the end of the ramp, turn right on Fulton. At the next light, turn
left on Capitol Avenue. After crossing MLK Jr. Drive, Capitol Avenue becomes
Piedmont Avenue and passes through campus.
From I-75/85 Southbound
Exit #249A (Courtland Street/Georgia State University) is a one-way street that
leads to the campus.
From I-20 Eastbound
Exit #56B (Windsor/Spring Street), go straight to the third traffic light. Take
a left on Central Avenue, which leads to the campus.
From I-20 Westbound
Exit #58A (Capitol Avenue) and turn right at the light. Stay on Capitol Avenue,
which changes into Piedmont Avenue and leads to the campus.
The FUR XV International Conference will be held in Student Center (33). View an
enlarged Campus Map, or
download a PDF of the Campus Map.
Attractions within a fifteen minute walk
- the World’s Largest Aquarium.
- Take a virtual journey from the invention of Coca-Colaź
- unique shopping, dining, history and entertainment.
Centennial Olympic Park
- the world's gathering place during the 1996 Centennial Olympic Games.
experience world news live on the CNN studio tour
check out events and ticketing
- check out
events and ticketing
Attractions within a fifteen minute walk from MARTA stations
- Civic Center Station (N2)
Atlanta Symphony Orchestra
- Arts Center Station (N5)
Center for Puppetry Arts
Arts Center Station (N5)
Avenue Station (N3)
Vine City Station (W2)
High Museum of Art
Center Station (N5)
Margaret Mitchell House
Midtown Marta Station (N4)
Woodruff Arts Center
- Arts Center Station (N5)
King Memorial Station (E2)
Attractions within a fifteen minute drive
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