Directions to CSDMS


Directions to the CSDMS Integration Facility

CSDMS Integration Facility INSTAAR is located on East Campus
INSTAAR, Univ. of Colorado Near Arapahoe Ave and 30th Street
3100 Marine Street, UCB 545 Boulder, CO 80303
Boulder, CO 80309-0545 in buildings RL-1 & RL-3; labeled 71 & 73
The CSDMS Integration Facility is housed in RL-3;
labeled "73", also known as the Administrative and
Research Center (ARC)

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Denver International Airport (DIA):

You will arrive at one of three concourses. When you get off the plane you will make your way along the concourse and proceed down the escalators/stairs to the airport train located within the terminal. The train will take you from the gate areas to the Main Terminal and Baggage Claim areas.

Transport from Denver Airport and Boulder:

Upon arrival at the Denver Airport, take the train from the Concourse to the Terminal. Pick up your luggage (if any) and proceed to the |Denver Airport SuperShuttle counter located on Level 5/Baggage Claim, adjacent to the water feature in the center of the terminal. Tell the counter staff your destination in Boulder and they will issue tickets and give directions to the appropriate blue van loading area, likely on Island 5, of the East or West side as you exit the Main Terminal. For information, call 1-800-BLUEVAN. If you arrive when the ticket counter is closed (between 12am and 6am), please use the courtesy phone located at the ticket counter to notify dispatch of your arrival. The cost of a one-way ticket to/from Denver Airport/Boulder is about $27 (without tip). Although you can purchase your tickets at the Denver Airport upon arrival, it is recommended that you reserve a shuttle in advance and pre-pay online. | SuperShuttle Reservations.

2. By car:
Most rental car companies have facilities at DIA. They provide courtesy shuttle service to their facilities and have service counters located in Jeppesen Terminal, Level 5. Driving time between DIA and Boulder is approximately 60 minutes. From DIA, follow Pena Boulevard (10 miles) south to I-70, and exit onto I-70 west. Follow I-70 west to I-270 west. I-270 merges into U.S. 36 west and takes you west into Boulder (about 23 miles). This route is free. For more relaxed driving then take E470 � north but this route is a toll road and the cost is $6. (See map below). For personalized driving directions to your hotel, go to

Parking on East Campus is available beside INSTAAR (buildings 71 & 73 on maps above). One day permits are sold for peripheral campus parking lots on a space available basis. In 2008, the one-day permits cost $6.25 each and could be pre-purchased. For current costs and purchasing information, contact Parking and Transportation Services at 720-492-7384 and website: Parking and Transportation Services are located on Regent Drive across from the Engineering Center. (If parking permits have been secured for meeting participants by CSDMS, you will have been notified in advance regarding the arrangements for pick-up.) The University has parking meters and hourly parking garages. In 2008, the gray parking meters were $1.25 per hour and were enforced from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. seven days a week. The blue meters are for disabled parking patrons. The meters take quarters.

3. By public bus (RTD):
All RTD operations are outside Door 511 on the East and West Side of Jeppesen Terminal, Level 5, Island 5. The AB will bring you to Boulder in one and a half hours. Please obtain a skyRide route schedule for the AB or call 303-299-6000 to find the most suitable departure time for you. The cost of an one way ticket is about $10 (you will need exact change). Once in Boulder you can phone a taxi (303-777-7777) to direct you to your hotel.

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Local Accommodations

Best Western Boulder Inn
770 28th Street; View map
Boulder, Colorado 80303

Best Western Golden Buff Lodge
1725 28th Street; View map
Boulder, Colorado 80301
Fax: 303-442-8788

Boulder Broker Inn
555 30th Street; View map
Boulder, CO 80303
Fax: 303-444-6444

Homewood Suites by Hilton Boulder
4950 Baseline Road; View map
Boulder, CO 80303
Fax: 303-499-6706

Millennium Harvest House
1345 28th St.; View map
Boulder, CO 80302
Fax: 303-442-3821

Marriott, Boulder
2660 Canyon Boulevard; View map
Boulder, CO 80302
Fax: 303-440-3377

Residence Inn Boulder, Marriott
3030 Center Green Drive; View map
Boulder, CO 80301
Fax: 303-449-2452

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