Traveling to Fort Worth

“Well, my dear,” said Mrs. Jennings, “and how did you travel?”

JASNA members will find the journey to Texas a delightful one whether you live in Austin or Alberta and whether you ride a plane or a palomino.  Please know that, while every effort will be made to adhere to our proposed schedule, events and tours could be modified or canceled.  Keep this in mind when formulating your travel plans.

October Weather in Fort Worth

Attendees will be charmed with the expansive clear blue Texas sky and the fabulous October weather.  The average highs are in the high 70s to low 80s with the evening temperatures averaging in the mid 50s.

Air Transportation

Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport services most major and regional airline carriers.  The airport is the major hub for American Airlines, which offers non-stop service to major cities throughout the United States and Canada.  American Airlines offers a 5% discount on tickets to Dallas/Fort Worth for travel days October 10, 2011 through October 20, 2011.  Call 1-800-433-1790 or book online at and use promotional code 95H1BC.

A taxi ride from Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport to the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel is 17 miles and costs approximately $55 USD.  When booking your flight please note that the Dallas/Fort Worth area has a second large airport, Love Field, near downtown Dallas.  A taxi ride from Love Field to the conference hotel is approximately 38 miles and may cost $65 USD.

Ground Transportation

In addition to taxis, JASNA attendees who arrive at the airports may also choose the Super Shuttle to the Worthington Hotel.  The fee is $33 USD (one way) for the first passenger and $8 USD (one way) for each additional person in the party.  The conference hotel does not provide a shuttle service.  Avis Rent-a-Car offers a 5-20% discount, depending on the vehicle rented, and included unlimited mileage 7 days before and after the AGM.  Call 1-888-754-8878 or go online at and use promotional code H800964 for reservations.


Please visit the Worthington Hotel website for the driving directions to the conference hotel.  The hotel is conveniently located in fabulous Sundance Square in Fort Worth with easy access from major highways.  Although there is presently no construction around the hotel area, traffic will be congested during rush hours and we ask that you plan accordingly.  The Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel website has concise information and maps for those who are driving.

Parking at the Hotel

On-site parking at the hotel is $16 USD daily.  Valet parking is also available for $22 USD per day.  Conveniently located off-site parking is $10 USD daily or $3 USD per hour.

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