Travel

Getting to Kalamazoo

Kalamazoo | Battle Creek International Airport

The Kalamazoo|Battle Creek International Airport is a convenient 6 mile ride from Western Michigan University and downtown Kalamazoo.

Gerald R. Ford International Airport - Grand Rapids, MI

Gerald R Ford Airport is located about an hour north of Kalamazoo in Grand Rapids.

Detroit Metro Airport

Kalamazoo is about a 2 hour drive straight west from the Detroit Mtropolitan Airport via I-94.

Chicago O'Hare International Airport

The drive from Chicago O'Hare to Kalamazoo is about 170 miles. Rental cars are an option here, as are Amtrak trains from Chicago Station.

Keep in mind that O'Hare is located to the northwest of downtown Chicago, so the drive to and from Kalamazoo typically takes you through Chicago and Gary and around the southern tip of Lake Michigan.

Accomodations

Holiday Inn Kalamazoo West

The Holiday Inn Kalamazoo West is the official conference hotel. A conference rate of $103 per night (1-4 people ocupancy) is available for those who reserve a room (including double or king) before March 9, 2017 and specify that they are part of the SCI National Conference. Shuttle service to and from the University will also be provided.

Additional Options

Other hotels in the area that may be convenient options include:

Radisson Plaza Hotel
Comfort Inn
Staybridge Suites Kalamazoo
Baymont Inn and Suites Kalamazoo