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AAS Kentucky Area Meeting
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Northern Kentucky University is located in Highland Heights, KY. The AAS KAM 2018 will be held at the Dorothy Westermann Hermann Natural Science Center. There is also an interactive and printable campus map available.
Interactive Campus Map
Printable Campus Map
Traveling from Downtown Cincinnati, Ohio:

From US 50, take I-471 South into Kentucky
Follow I-471 to US 27 towards Alexandria (do not take the Ft. Thomas/US 27 exit)
I-471 ends at US 27 - continue straight on US 27 South
Continue straight through the first light and turn right at the next traffic light onto Nunn Drive.
Use the right lane on Nunn Drive or take the roundabout to turn onto University Drive.
Turn left at the traffic light onto Kenton Drive.
Stay on Kenton Drive until you see the Kenton Drive Parking Garage on your right. Yard signs will guide you to the garage.


Traveling East on I-275 from Greater Cincinnati / Northern Kentucky Airport:

Take Exit 76 (Three Mile Road/Northern Kentucky University)
Turn right off of the exit on University Drive
Continue on Kenton Drive until you reach the traffic light. Turn right.
You're now on Kenton Drive. Stay on Kenton Drive until you see the Kenton Drive Parking Garage on your right.
Yard signs will guide you to the garage.


Traveling West on I-275:

Take Exit 74A (US Highway 27 - Alexandria)
Continue straight on US 27 South
Continue straight through the first light and turn right at the next traffic light onto Nunn Drive.
Bypass the roundabout on the right travelling onto University Drive.
Turn left at the traffic light onto Kenton Drive.
Stay on Kenton Drive until you see the Kenton Drive Parking Garage on your right. Yard signs will guide you to the garage.


Traveling from Louisville, Kentucky:

Take I-71 North
Merge I-71/75 North
Take Exit 185 onto I-275 East
Follow directions for traveling East on I-275


Traveling from Lexington, Kentucky:

Take I-75 North.
Continue on I-71/75 North
Take Exit 185 onto I-275 East
Follow directions for traveling East on I-275
Accommodations:

We have a special room rate for participants available at the Comfort Suites in Newport, KY (420 Riverboat Row, Newport, KY, 41071, US.) The rate is $99/night for a 1 king bed or 2 double bed room with 2-person occupancy with an $10 add on for each extra person up to 4. To reserve a room, please call 859-291-6700 and let them know that you want the group rate for KAAS/ Kentucky Area Astronomical Society. Rooms will be available at this rate until Friday, March 16th.
Parking:

Participants in the AAS KAM 2018 meeting should park in the Kenton Drive Parking Garage, which is across the street from Griffin Hall. When you get to the garage, please take a ticket. You will receive a validation ticket at the meeting. When you are ready to depart, put the parking ticket into the machine, and then put in the validation ticket. We have multiple validation tickets for anyone who needs to enter and leave the parking garage more than once.