Venue, Lodging & Transportation - Kansas City Aerospace Short Course

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KU Aerospace Short Courses in Kansas City

Venue, Lodging & Transportation

Course Venue

University of Kansas Edwards Campus
BEST Conference Center
12604 Quivira Road
Overland Park, Kansas 66213

You are responsible for making your own lodging and transportation arrangements. These costs are not included in the course fee.


DoubleTree by Hilton Kansas City – Overland Park
10100 College Boulevard
Overland Park, Kansas 66210

A block of rooms with discounted room rates has been reserved for Aerospace Short Course attendees and shuttle service is available from the hotel to class daily. Please inquire at the front desk upon arrival.

The standard single/double room rate is $124 including a hot breakfast, plus applicable taxes, free in-room internet and shuttle to/from the KU Edwards Campus (subject to availability – please inquire at the front desk upon arrival).
The room block will only be held until March 25, 2022 *Deadline Extended to April 8, 2022*, at 5 p.m. CT (unless depleted earlier).

IMPORTANT: To receive the KU Aerospace Short Course room block rate, along with any associated benefits, you must make your reservation directly with this hotel, not the central Hilton reservation center or a booking agency.

Make your reservation:

Online Booking Link:
Or book by phone: Call +1-913-451-6100 and mention you are with the KU Aero Short Course room block and give them the group booking code: 4KU.

Additional Hotel Options

There are additional hotels near the KU Edwards Campus. For information about area hotels, please visit and click on hotels.



From the Airport
The Kansas City International Airport (MCI)is 35 miles (56 km) from the Universtity of Kansas Edwards Campus. 

Edwards Campus Parking
The University of Kansas Edwards Campus has free onsite parking for attendees.

Additional Travel Notes

  • The educational materials included with your course may include one or more course notebooks and textbook(s). Please note that these course materials will add additional weight to your luggage for the return trip home, and plan accordingly when packing.
  • Don't forget to bring your business cards. The KU Aerospace Short Course event is an excellent place to network with industry peers.

Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend University of Kansas sponsored events. If you require reasonable accommodation in order to participate in an event, please email or call 785-864-6779 at least four weeks before the first day of the event. Some events may require notice earlier than three weeks and require you to contact a specific individual; if so, that information is provided in the event-specific information.