CARTA Development Face to Face Meeting

11/12/2019 to 11/15/2019 in Socorro, New Mexico, USA

Travel Logistics

You should fly into the Albuquerque (ABQ) Airport. The NRAO Domenici Science Operations Center (DSOC) is located in Socorro, New Mexico, about seventy five miles South of the Albuquerque airport. The trip from Albuquerque Airport to Socorro takes approximately one hour by car. Rental cars are recommended and driving should be quite simple out to the desert, but Uber and Taxi from the Airport are also possible. It is a small airport so late arrivals may find limited availability if transportation is not pre-arranged.

Maps and Directions

Visitor Registration

All visitors must complete the Visitor Registration Form two weeks prior to their arrival date:

Hotel Information

NRAO has secured a room block at the Best Western in Socorro at the rate of $94 plus tax. The hotel is within walking distance to NRAO for those without vehicles. Those wishing to rent vehicles at the airport will find that Socorro offers little traffic and ample parking.

Best Western
1100 N. California Street
Socorro, NM
Direct #: 1-575-838-0556

Guests should call the hotel directly to the number listed above and ask for the special NRAO CARTA rate. When making a reservation online or via the 1-800 number, the room block will not be listed and the attendee will not get the discounted rate.

Cutoff date for making reservations is October 25, 2019.

-- RyanRaba - 2019-08-20
Topic revision: r3 - 2019-08-21, RyanRaba
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