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Energy Storage 2011

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Tri-Cities Visitors & Convention Bureau

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PNNL Visitors Website

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is located in Richland, Washington, and is served by the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco (PSC). Richland, Pasco and Kennewick make up the Tri-Cities. The commercial airlines that fly to the Pasco airport are: Alaska/Horizon Airlines, Delta Airlines and United Airlines. Other alternatives for travel to Richland, Washington, include flying into Seattle, Washington or Portland, Oregon and driving to the Tri-Cities which is about a 3 ½ hour drive.


Directions to PNNL from the Tri-Cities (Pasco) Airport:

To get to the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory from the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco, exit south from the airport parking area and merge on to 20th Avenue. Take the Interstate 182 exit toward Richland/Kennewick/Yakima (it is next to Columbia Basin College). On I-182, get in the left lane so that you do not take the Kennewick exit. The drive to Richland is approximately 10 minutes.

Take the George Washington Way exit (Exit 5B) immediately after crossing the Columbia River. Continue north on George Washington Way for approximately 5 miles (you will pass the Washington State University branch campus), then turn left onto Battelle Boulevard and take a right into a circle drive (you will see flagpoles.)There is parking on both sides of the flagpoles. The drive from the airport to PNNL is about 25 minutes.


From the Hotel to the Conference Center

Bus transportation between the hotel and the conference center will be provided. See shuttle schedule.

Car Rental

  • Budget, (509) 547-8888 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-527-0700 worldwide)
  • Hertz, (509) 547-0111 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-654-3131 worldwide)
  • Avis, (509) 547-6971 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-831-2847 nationwide)
  • National, (509) 545-9266 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-CAR-RENT worldwide)

Tri-City Taxi
1925 West a Street, Pasco, WA 99301-5148
(509) 783-1234

Energy Storage 2011

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