Air & Ground Transportation

ETC's Annual Conference | Renaissance Montgomery Hotel | Montgomery Alabama | January 28-31, 2019


Two national carriers serve Montgomery’s Regional Airport (MGM): Delta Airlines & American Airlines. One regional carrier serves MGM: Via Air. More about MGM’s air service is here.

Check out roundtrip airfares from all points in the USA to MGM January 28th – January 31st. (Low $290 – High $571 as of  July 13, 2018)


Subsidies for airfare, up to $200, are available to Travel Planners – generously provided by the Montgomery Convention and Visitors Bureau!


The Montgomery CVB will provide a subsidy up to $200 for flights over $600, limited to best-available fares on days traveled. Examples: if a flight costs $850, the  CVB will reimburse travel planners $200. If a flight costs $675 the CVB will reimburse travel planners $75.

 To Qualify:

  • Flights must be booked no later than 60 days before the start of the 2019 Conference.
  • Travel planners must submit a proposed flight itinerary and cost in advance of booking via email to ETC.
  • Confirmation of the reimbursement allowed amount will be sent via email to the travel planner.
  • Flights can be booked after receiving confirmation of allowed amount.
  • After booking, travel planners must provide a valid receipt of air travel and the exact name/address of individual or institution to receive the reimbursement via email to ETC.
  • Reimbursement will be sent to address provided.


Before you make your final flight choices, read this!  And make sure to check out ETC’s great pre-and-post-conference programs on the agenda including a fully hosted 3-day series of Seminar on Wheels (SOW) programs.

MGM Regional Airport

•  Most MGM flights connect through Atlanta or Dallas  •  Nonstop flights to MGM available from Dallas, Orlando, Charlotte & Washington DC •
• A connecting flight from ATL to MGM is less than 30 minutes • The drive from Atlanta to Montgomery is under 2 hours • Hotel self-parking is modestly priced at $16/day •

Photo of interior MGM Airport
Photo of MGM Baggage Claim Area

MGM Baggage Claim Area


Upon arrival, it takes just 30 minutes to deplane, pick up baggage and transfer to the hotel.


A More Than Tours shared shuttle (20 passenger van) is available for roundtrip (MGM to Hotel/Hotel to MGM) transfers.  Must be pre-booked and the cost is $20.00 round trip per person. Transfer time from airport to hotel is just twenty minutes one way.  Online booking reservations link forthcoming.


Attendees who would like to share a ride from Atlanta to Montgomery should login and check out the Annual Conference Forum on their ETC member dashboard.  Members can offer or seek ride share.

And for those taking a few days pre-conference to do some touring, check out the Alabama Department of Tourism’s suggested multi-city Fly-Drive Itinerary.