Tours

WAI is offering the following tours to conference attendees.

There is limited availability, please book early. Tours are non-refundable.

If you have already registered for conference and would like to add a tour or for tour questions please contact Stephanie Gordon or 937-839-4647.

 

NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory - SOLD OUT

All tours commonly include a multimedia presentation on JPL entitled "Journey to the Planets and Beyond," which provides an overview of the Laboratory's activities and accomplishments. Guests may also visit the von Karman Visitor Center, the Space Flight Operations Facility, and the Spacecraft Assembly Facility.

  • All US citizens 18 years of age or older visiting JPL MUST present official, government-issued photo identification, such as a driver's license or passport, before being allowed entry.
  • All non-US citizens (Foreign Nationals) 18 years of age or older MUST present either a passport or resident visa (green card) before being allowed entry. Individuals without the appropriate identification will NOT be admitted to the facility.
  • The tour includes considerable walking and stair climbing. Dress comfortably and appropriately for the weather. Wheelchairs can be accommodated with prior notice. Cameras are allowed on the tour. *Note: All tours are conducted in English*

Date: Wednesday, March 13, 2019

Time: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.mm

Cost: $60 (Lunch is not included)

Tour Pick-up Location: Promenade Grand Stair Case on Pine Avenue – Outside main doors of Convention Center.

 

 

Southern California Sites

Los Angeles, Hollywood, Beverly Hills, Santa Monica Pier & Venice Beach bus tour. See all the familiar sites like the Griffith Park Observatory with an excellent view of The Hollywood Sign, The Hollywood Walk of Fame, Rodeo Drive, Grauman’s Chinese Theatre, and more. Stop for lunch on Sunset Strip at Mel’s Diner, a great place for celebrity spotting.

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Cost: $120.00 (Lunch is not included)

Tour Pick-up Location: Promenade Grand Stair Case on Pine Avenue – Outside main doors of Convention Center.

 

 

Gulfstream Facility Tour

Tour Gulfstream’s new Maintenance Service Center and enjoy lunch on the tarmac. The 325,182-square-feet/30,210-square-meter facility doubles as a completion center for Gulfstream G550 and Gulfstream G650 aircraft. Gulfstream Long Beach employs more than 850 people, including 110 technicians, master technicians, and craftsmen. Two Field and Airborne Support Teams (FAST) trucks are based nearby. The site, located at Long Beach Airport (KLGB), features office space, equipment maintenance facilities, a company store, and a cafeteria.

Date: Thursday, March 14, 2019

Time: 9:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Cost: $30.00 (Lunch is included)

Tour Pick-up Location: Promenade Grand Stair Case on Pine Avenue – Outside main doors of Convention Center.

 

 

Harbor Dinner Cruise - SOLD OUT

Enjoy an evening aboard the 65-foot catamaran, Christopher. You’ll enjoy dinner while exploring the Long Beach Harbor including the Queen Mary, Russian Submarine, Long Beach Oil Islands, and Alamitos Bay area.

Date: Friday, March 15, 2019

Time: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Cost: $95.00 (Dinner is included)

Tour group will walk to Dock #7 for pick-up.

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