Venue, Lodging & Transportation - San Diego Aerospace Short Course

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KU Aerospace Short Courses in San Diego

San Diego Venue, Lodging & Transportation

Course Venue

San Diego Marriott Mission Valley

8757 Rio San Diego Drive

San Diego, California 92108

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 San Diego Marriott Mission Valley. The standard single/double room rate is $194 plus applicable taxes. This offer also provides attendees a reduced on-site self parking rate of $19.00 per day (see below for details.) This room block will only be held until August 26, 2024, at 5 p.m. CT (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 complimentary self-parking and in-room internet, you must make your reservation directly with this hotel.

Make your reservation:

To book online:

To book by phone: Call +1-800-228-9290 and reference the group University of Kansas - Aerospace Short Course Program 2024 when booking.



From the Airport

The San Diego International Airport (SAN) is 8.1 miles (13km) from the hotel. Taxis and ride-share services are convenient means of transportation to the hotel. 

SuperShuttle also provides ground transportation for approximately $70-75 each way. To reserve the SuperShuttle, call 1-800-258-3826 (toll free in the U.S.) or visit

For additional options, visit the San Diego website at

Hotel Parking

Discounted parking of $25.00 is available to attendees who book lodging in the KU room block listed above.

IMPORTANT: Local attendees, as well as those who book outside the KU room block or stay at an alternate hotel will be charged $36.00 per day to park at the San Diego Marriott Mission Valley.


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.