Air Connections


The Southern California (SoCal) area is home to several airports:

Los Angeles International (LAX)
Distance: about 22 miles (35 km) to Long Beach (the conference venue)
Drive time: 30 to 40 mins

Long Beach Airport (LGB)
Distance: about 11 miles (18 km) to the conference venue
Drive time: 15 to 20 mins

Other airports in the region include Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Ontario International Airport in Ontario, CA, and San Diego International Airport. These are relatively far from Long Beach.

LAX is one of the busiest airports in the United States and served by a large number of airlines. It is a major international hub on the West Coast and located about 17 miles west of downtown Los Angeles. A wealth of information for the traveller, such as the real time status of flights, can be found on the Los Angeles World Airports web site.

From Airport to Hotel

Directions to the Hyatt Regency Long Beach hotel can be found on the hotel web site here.

The address of the hotel is:

Hyatt Regency Long Beach
200 South Pine Avenue
Long Beach, California, USA 90802
Tel: +1 562 491 1234
Fax: +1 562 983 1491

Transportation from the Los Angeles Airport (LAX):

  • SuperShuttle ( is US$17.00 one-way;
  • Cab Ride (taxi): Estimated between US$61.00 – $67.00.

Transportation from the Long Beach Airport (LGB):

  • Long Beach Yellow Cab (taxi): it offers a special “Flat Rate of $23.00” but you have to mention the flat rate OR they will start the meter.
  • SuperShuttle ( is US$18.00 one-way.

There are a number of shuttle services that serve the SoCal area. With SuperShuttle, trip reservations can be made online on their web site.

Please note that the cost of parking is not included in the hotel room rate. Therefore we would recommend using a shuttle or a cab/taxi from the airport to the conference hotel.