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Travel Information


It is recommended for participants traveling by air to fly to the Bozeman MT airport which is about 60 miles away from the conference location.   Special shuttle arrangements have been made for transport between the Bozeman airport and Chico.  No other arrangements have been made for other airports.

Other nearby airports are:

Helena Helena Airport approximately 150 miles

Billings Logan International Airport approximately 140 miles

Great Falls International Airport - approximately 230 miles



Transportation Information

Airport Shuttles to and from Chico Hot Springs and Bozeman Airport

Karst Stage is offering a conference rate of $55.00/person round trip, $30.00/person one way if you travel on the following dates: 9/28 or 9/29 and 10/2 or 10/3.  Shuttles are available at a higher rate if you arrive before during or after the guaranteed dates. 


Karst is located inside the passenger terminal just beyond baggage claim.  Karst meets all arriving and departing flights at Gallatin Field (Bozeman) Airport.


Reservations are required by 9/25 and can be made on the Airport Shuttle page on their web site  Please put AREA in the conference box at the bottom of the reservation form to qualify for the conference rate.  Online reservations will be confirmed by email.  Inquiries can be made at or by calling (800) 287-4759. 



Rental Cars

The following car rental options are available at or near the Bozeman airport:

Avis Rent a Car  (800) 831-2847  (406) 388-6414

Budget Rent a Car  (800) 952-8343  (406) 388-4091

Hertz Rent A Car  (800) 654-3131  (406) 388-6939

National Car Rental  (800) 227-3768  (406) 388-6694

RentaWreck (406) 388-4189

Practical Rent a Car (406) 586-8373



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