Getting There

Richmond International Airport, also known as RIC, is the primary international airport serving the Richmond area in the state of Virginia.

Richmond International Airport's central location attracts nearly four million friends, family members and businesspeople traveling to and from Williamsburg, Fredericksburg, Washington D.C., Charlottesville, Virginia Beach, and points to the east and west each year. Going to Orlando? Not a problem. What about Denver, Dallas or London? No worries! They host seven major air carriers, each offering non-stop flights to major domestic destinations and connecting service to points around the globe.

Airline Discounts

Many different airlines service the Richmond area. We will be offering discounts on both American and United Airlines.

 

United Airlines: All North American passengers please call your professional travel agency, book online via united.com/meetingtravel or call United Reservations Meetings Desk at 800-426-1122 and provide the Z Code: ZKVJ and Agreement Code: 565893. Booking fee is waived for all meeting reservations. 

American Airlines: All passengers please call your professional travel agency, call American Airlines Meetings Services Desk at 1-800-433-1790 or book online via aa.com. Once your flights are selected, use the code 68N2DI in the promotions box and the discount will be applied automatically.

Rights Holders: We respectfully ask that you use one of the airlines we have secured a discount on for your travel. If one of those airlines does not serve your destination or another air carrier offers a significant discount you are welcome to use them. 

Shuttle/Car Rental

Richmond International Airport (RIC) is just 10.6 miles from the Omni. Unfortunately, the Omni does not offer shuttle service.

Like most large cities, Richmond offers reliable and affordable taxi service. You can find taxis at the airport in the center section of the lower level curbside, adjacent to the North and South parking garages (follow the Ground Transportation signs). Service runs from first flight departure to last flight arrival. Each listed operator offers wheelchair-accessible vehicles. For rate information, please contact any of the following companies:

Airport Taxi: 804-233-4444
Galaxy Cab Co.: 804-560-4408
Mimi Taxicab: 804-873-2477

There are nine rental car agencies located on site. Rental car counters are located near the central entrance of the terminal building on the lower level.

Uber & Lyft

Pick-up for all app-based transportation network providers are located at the pre‐arranged sections of the Commercial Lane in front of the terminal on the Arrivals (lower) level.

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Host Hotel

The host hotel for this years US Sports Congress will be the Omni -  Richmond. 

 

Please note: All attendees are required to stay a the Omni - Richmond - our host hotel.

 

The specially negotiated rate for the US Sports Congress is: $179.00/night plus tax (based on double occupancy). If you are arriving before Sunday (12/4) you will need to call the hotel as rooms are only available on a limited basis. To make reservations simple click on the blue button above or call the hotel at 1-804-344-7000. 

Please note, if you are a Rights Holder, your reservations will be made for you.

Nestled within the vibrant Shockoe Slip Historic District, our luxurious newly renovated guestrooms and suites embrace the colors and textures of our River City while lending a nod to its 276 year history. Overlooking the scenic James River with its class four rapids rushing through downtown, Omni Richmond Hotel is just minutes from the nation's most treasured historical sites and attractions, leaving a remarkable impression on all who visit Virginia.

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Nearby Attractions

Whether you're a history enthusiast, a shopaholic or an art aficionado, there is something for everyone in Richmond. And at Omni Richmond Hotel, you'll be close to everything. Visit Richmond and discover why Frommer's named it the "Top Destination for 2014" and USA Today rated Richmond as the "Best American Waterfront" in their annual 10 Best Readers' Choice contest.

 

Discover early American history with a tour of the nearby plantations or a stroll down Monument Avenue. When it comes to culture, Richmond offers numerous museums, art galleries and fine dining. The hotel is also located adjacent to Shockoe slip, offering an eclectic mix of shopping. Thrill seekers will enjoy nearby theme parks or NASCAR races.

 

For more information, visit the Richmond Convention & Visitor's Bureau

RESTAURANTS

Yes, it seems like every day there’s a new headline about one of our restaurants bringing in national recognition. And it’s no wonder. We’re packed with more than 900 restaurants, and the best are locally owned. Places like Longoven, an unassuming spot Bon Appétit named one of America’s Best New Restaurants for 2019, and Alewife, one of Esquire’s Best New Restaurants in America in 2019. LehjaSub Rosa BakeryMama J’s Kitchen, L’Opposum, Peter Chang, and Brenner Pass – they’re all James Beard Award nominated restaurants serving up unforgettable experiences. Here, creativity comes by the plateful. And the choices range from awesome food truck fare to white tablecloth chop houses. Bring your friends. Bring your family. And bring your stretchy pants.

 

SHOPPING

The Richmond region knows how to shop. And we have everything from high-end national chains to tiny craftsmen boutiques. The burbs are home to every store you could imagine, plus shopping malls like Chesterfield Town Center and Stony Point Fashion Park, which features luxury brands like Saks and Tiffany & Co. Shop Short Pump Town Center for outdoor lifestyle's top retailers, fashion and accessories, and home decor stores. The kids won't get bored thanks to a train that winds its way throughout the mall. For one of a kind type stuff, you’d probably want to head to Carytown, an eclectic collection of locally owned shops and boutiques. Oh, and craft beer. If you’re into emerging fashion, check out local shops like Verdalina and Utmost. And if you’re into thrifting, we’ve got that covered with high-end vintage shops and antiquing spots everywhere. Home to Ledbury, Shockoe Atelier, and Alton Lane, Richmond also has all of your bespoke tailoring needs covered. Just call us the Savile Row of the East Coast.

 

ATTRACTIONS

So, where are the undiscovered gems in this place? Well, they cover four counties, two cities and a cute little railroad town. Between the Virginia Museum of Fine ArtsVirginia Museum of History and CultureThe Black History Museum and Cultural CenterThe Valentine and the Science Museum of Virginia, the museum scene here will blow your mind. We’ve got a huge outdoor culture here, with the James River Park system, Belle Isle, kayaking on the James and biking on the Virginia Capital Trail. Historic markers are everywhere. The church where Patrick Henry said, “Give me liberty or give me death.” The streets where Jefferson, Lincoln and Poe walked. The spot where Christopher Newport landed in 1607. Henricus, where Pocahontas lived. This place is packed with stories. And restaurants. And bars. And botanical gardens…and…okay, just scroll down and get started.