Venue, Lodging, Transportation - Orlando Aerospace Short Course

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KU Aerospace Short Courses in Orlando

Venue, Lodging & Transportation

Course Venue

Renaissance Orlando Resort (Formerly the B Resort)
1905 Hotel Plaza Boulevard
Lake Buena Vista, Florida 32830

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


A limited number of rooms has been reserved for course attendees at the same venue where the courses will be held: the Renaissance Orlando Resort & Spa. The standard single/double room rate will be the prevailing US GSA per diem rate, currently $140, plus applicable taxes. This rate also provides a reduced on-site self parking rate of $15.00 per day (regularly $23.95+) and a waived resort fee (normally $45).

This room block will only be held until September 13, 2024 (unless depleted earlier). After this date, the room rate and availability cannot be guaranteed.

IMPORTANT: To receive the KU Aerospace Short Course room block rate, along with any associated benefits, including reduce daily overnight parking and in-room internet, you must make your reservation directly with this hotel.

Make your reservation:

To book online:
Note: The $45 resort fee will show as a charge when booking online, but it will ultimately be waived upon checkout at the hotel.
To book by phone: Call +1-407-828-2828 and reference the group code 2410KUAERO when booking.



From the Airport

The Orlando International Airport (MCO) is approximately 17.5 miles (28 km) from the Renaissance. 

Transportation options include, but are not limited to, the following:

For additional options, visit the Orlando airport website at:

Hotel Parking

Discounted parking is available to attendees who book lodging in the KU room block listed above. The discounted rate for those in the KU room block is $15.00 per day and will be paid with the room charges upon checkout.

Attendees who book outside the KU room block or are driving to the class daily will be charged $24.00 per day to park at the Renaissance.

Free parking is also available through Disney Springs, with lots within 10-20 minutes. 


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.