Getting There

Convention Center Location:

Long Beach Convention Center

300 E Ocean Blvd

Long Beach, CA 90802

Getting Directions

Flying in

From downtown Long Beach, Los Angeles (LAX) and Orange County (SNA) airports are less than 30 minutes away, while the ultra-convenient, affordable Long Beach Airport (LGB) is seven minutes.

We have partnered with United Airlines to offer travel discounts to our event.

Visit and enter ZGND413880 in the Offer Code box.

You may also call United Meetings Reservation Desk at 800-426-1122 Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-10 p.m. ET and Saturday-Sunday 8 a.m.-6 p.m. ET. Booking fees are waived for Meeting reservations.

Please note that travel must be booked between March-9, 2019 – March 20, 2019 for LAX.


Ground Transportation

Airport Shuttle Services:

SuperShuttle: Discounted rates available for WAI conference attendees.

LAXFlyAway Bus: Service from LAX to Long Beach is available, Each FlyAway bus fare is $9 one-way. Drop off location is located at Northwest corner of 1st St and Long Beach Blvd at Shelter A of the Long Beach Transit Gallery. Approximately 0.5 miles from the Long Beach Convention Center.

Local Shuttle Services:

Passport: Free transit for downtown Long Beach. Check the webpage from for routes and schedules. 

Car Rental:

Enterprise(800-Rent-A-Car): To access special rental discount rates for Women in Aviation International use promotion code 32F3422.

National(844-382-6875): To access special rental discount rates for Women in Aviation International use promotion code 32F3422.


The Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center has more than 4,000 parking spaces around the Center in three parking garages and one ground level parking lot. Rates may vary by event and are in effect seven days a week. The Arena Parking Garage is open for conventions, tradeshows and Arena events and has 1,460 spaces. The Promenade Parking Garage is open for conventions, tradeshows and special events and has 350 spaces. The Main Parking Lot along Shoreline Drive has 1,500 spaces.

 Parking is $15 per car per entry to any of the Center's lots.


Corporate Members

Benefits of a WAI Membership

WAI members seek to inspire and stand for encouragement, continued education, and a whole lot of fun! If you’re a lover of all things aviation and aerospace, and enjoy sharing your passion with others, we’d love to have you! Membership includes job search opportunities, scholarship opportunities, access to mentors in your industry, and much more.

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