Important Information (SDF)

The NASA LWS Workshop on Solar Dynamo Frontiers will be held at NCAR's Foothills Lab 2 (3450 Mitchell Lane) in the Main Auditorium. Registration will occur and posters will be exhibited in the Cafeteria Atrium nearby. Foothills Lab (FL) is located in Northeast Boulder, walking distance to HAO (Center Green).

For your convenience, lunch is available every day at the FL2 cafeteria:

You will need cash to purchase lunch. There is a variety of main dishes, soups, and a salad bar. Lunches typically cost from $4.00 to $8.00 depending on your meal choice. Cafeteria menu example.

Driving directions:


Airport ground transportation at the Denver International Airport:

Ground transportation desks are located at the top of the escalator after you exit the terminal train. Both shuttle services provide shared vans to hotels or requested drop-off locations. If you are coming directly to the workshop, have the driver take you to the FL2 (Foothills Lab 2) building, 3450 Mitchell Lane. If you are returning to the airport Friday after the workshop, you can arrange to be picked up at the same location.

Shuttle Services to/from DIA Airport (Please book your own shuttle online):
  • Scroll to bottom and click Make Your Reservation Now
  • Scroll to bottom and enter discount code “ncarucar” and GO
  • Pickup location – select FOOTHILLS LAB (BUILDING 2)
  • Fill out other information as appropriate and CONTINUE
  • Eventually you will be asked for a credit card
  • The link will take you directly to the Group Discount for NCAR. You will see the discount code “NCAR1” is already filled in.

Transportation to/from workshop:

We provide a bus from the Holiday Inn hotel to the workshop and back beginning Tuesday, June 9 through Friday, June 12. If you miss the shuttle, call Boulder taxi (303) 777-7777. For those of you staying at other Boulder hotels we are providing a map of the NCAR shuttle route and stops. You can walk to the nearest stop location. Link to NCAR shuttle schedule.

Shuttle Stops image

Parking at the workshop:
Free parking is available in front of the building at 3450 Mitchell Lane or in any of the surrounding parking lots; no permit is required. When you drive down Mitchell Lane, the building is straight ahead when you come to the stop sign at the t-junction.

For your return trip to the Denver Airport you can take a public Bus (RTD):

  • Take the free UCAR Shuttle to Table Mesa Park & Ride
  • At the Table Mesa Park & Ride, get on the& AB or ABA bus to DIA (Denver International Airport)
  • The bus is $13 cash EXACT CHANGE (the front desk may have change); no reservation is necessary

bus schedule