Directions to Canmore
On Tuesday, October 7, the day before the conference starts, volunteers
will be available to help conference attendees at the airport from noon
to 8 pm. The volunteers will be in a booth on the arrivals level at
meeting place C. If Calgary is your first stop in Canada, you will arrive
at meeting place C when you exit Canadian immigration. If you cleared
customs elsewhere in Canada, you will arrive at a different meeting
place. Follow the signs to International Arrivals.
There are two possible ways of traveling to the conference hotel in Canmore
from the airport in Calgary.
Car rentals from the Calgary International Airport:
At the airport:
Off the airport:
Directions from the airport to Canmore.
From the airport follow the natural flow of the traffic on Barlow Trail first
towards the East for about 300 meters then the road turns south.
Follow Barlow Trail South for about 8 km, then turn right on a ramp onto 16 Ave
N.E. going west (this is the Trans-Canada Highway). Note that when you enter 16
Ave N.E. there are three lanes of traffic. The right-hand lane ends after about
Follow 16 Ave N.E. through the city. The distance from the junction of Barlow
Trail and 16 Ave N.E. to the edge of the city is about 20 km. There are no
Continue for about 100 km until you see the signs for Canmore.
The Radisson Hotel and Conference Center is located to the left of the main
highway on the first service road parallel to the main highway.
The following web page lists a number of possible transportation companies that
provide service from Calgary Airport to Canmore and Banff. The return fare is
generally aournd $80 (Canadian) and the schedules are given on the individual
pages. Note that some of the companies require advance booking.