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Rural Health Journalism Workshop 2012: Getting there

Rural Health Journalism Workshop 2012
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Hotel
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Embassy Suites Omaha – Downtown/Old Market
555 South 10th Street
Omaha, NE 68102
402-346-9000

The workshop hotel is in downtown Omaha, in the city’s historic Old Market District near the Missouri River.

If you fly in

The hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to and from Eppley Airfield.

  • From the airport: There is a phone bank located next to baggage claim. Hotels are listed with a number directly to the valet desk. Look for Embassy Suites Downtown.

  • From the hotel: The shuttle is available on an on-demand basis and goes to the airport on the hour and half hour.

  • If you rent a car and drive from the airport: Exit Eppley Airfield, turning left on Abbott Drive. Continue Abbott Drive approximately two miles to 10th Street and turn left. Follow 10th Street for six blocks to the hotel which is located on the left (east) side of the street at 10th and Howard.

  • If you need a taxi, head to the lower level, following the signs to Ground Transportation and Taxis.

If you drive in

  • From I-29: Take I-480 West to the Dodge/Eppley Airfield Exit. Turn left onto 10th Street and continue approximately three blocks to the hotel, located on the left (east) side of the street at 10th and Howard.

  • From I-80: Take I-480 North downtown, continue approximately 3.5 miles to the 14th Street Exit. Continue south on 14th Street approximately three blocks. Turn left on Douglas, go three blocks to 10th Street. Turn right, continue approximately three blocks to the hotel which is located on the left (east) side of the street at 10th and Howard.

Public transportation

Buses stop at the airfield every 30 minutes when in service, but be sure to check the Omaha Metro Area Transit website to make sure, as hours are limited. The closest stop at the hotel is 10th and Farnam NE. Walk a little over two blocks due south to the hotel at 10th and Howard.