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Flight Discounts

NACAC has partnered with American Airlines to provide Critical Components attendees  a 5 percent discount off ANY published airfare on Visit (no fee) to book your flight and use promotion code 2954BU. This special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines, American Eagle, and American Connection. International originating guests will need to contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code. You may also call 1-800-433-1790 to book your flights, please refer to the Authorization Number below when you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone.


Arriving at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT), your options are below:

The taxi pick-up area is located curbside on the baggage claim level at Charlotte-Douglas International Airport (CLT).  The fare is typically $25 - $30 and the trip takes about 13 minutes.

Driving Instructions

From Charlotte Douglas International Airport

  • Travel east on Airport Loop Road toward Airport Parking Drive.
  • Bear right, then turn right on Old Dowd Road.
  • Turn left onto Harlee Avenue.
  • Turn right at US Highway 74 East/Wilkinson Boulevard, following for 3.7 miles.
  • Continue onto Interstate 277 North for one-half mile.
  • Take Exit 1E to merge onto South College Street toward the Bobcats Arena.
  • The hotel will be on your right.

From East

  • Take Interstate 40 West to Interstate 85 South.
  • Continue on I-85 South to Interstate 77 South. 
  • Proceed on I-77 to the John Belk Freeway (Exit 9B). 
  • Take the College Street Exit. 
  • Proceed to the hotel located on the right.

From Asheville (West)

  • Take Interstate 240 West to Interstate 26 East.
  • Continue on I-26 East to County Road 74 East. 
  • Then proceed to Interstate 85 East. 
  • Continue on I-85 to Interstate 77 South. 
  • Exit onto John Belk Freeway (Exit 9B).
  • Proceed to the College Street Exit. 
  • Exit onto College Street.
  • Proceed to the hotel located on the right.

From Interstate 85 (South)

  • Take Interstate 85 North to Freedom Drive (Exit 34).
  • From Freedom Drive, merge onto Interstate 277 North via the ramp on the left.  
  • Then take the College Street Exit towards downtown.
  • The hotel is located on the right.

From Interstate 85 (North)

  • Take Interstate 85 South.
  • Take Exit 38 to Interstate 77 South.
  • Continue on I-77 South to John Belk Freeway (Exit 9B). 
  • Take the College Street Exit 1E.
  • Proceed to the hotel which is the first building on the right.

*Directions provided by Westin Charlotte

Parking at Westin Charlotte

Valet parking is $18 - $25 per day

Westin Charlotte
601 South College Street
Charlotte, NC 28202
(704) 375 - 2600