Direction & Parking


Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) is 43 miles (about 69.2 kilometers) from UC Irvine, and about a one-to-two hour drive from the UC Irvine campus.

Leaving this airport at any time between 3pm and 8pm on a weekday can potentially inflate this drive time to nearly 2 hours. While this is the largest airport in Southern California, it is also the busiest, with long security lines, and long baggage wait times. Taxis, shuttles, and rental cars are all available. This airport is only recommended for international flyers.

Orange County Airport (SNA) is the recommended airport. This is the closest airport to UC Irvine at only about 3.5 miles (5.6 kilometers) away. Orange County Airport is also referred to as John Wayne Airport.

Long Beach Airport (LGB) is 24 miles away. Long Beach Airport is about a 30-45 minute drive from UCI (barring heavy traffic).

Ontario International Airport (ONT) is 46 miles from UCI. Ontario Airport is at least an hour drive to campus.

Southern California airports  offer rental cars, taxis,Uber, Lyft and Door-to-door van shuttle services Prime Time Shuttle and Super Shuttle.

Symposium location

CALIT2 (The California Institute for Telecommunications and Information Technology)
4100 E Peltason Dr.
Irvine, CA 92617
+1 949-824-6900

Helpful directions for your Uber or Lyft driver: CALIT2 is at the corner of East Peltason Drive and Los Trancos Drive.

Complimentary parking for the event will be provided at the Anteater Parking Structure.

The parking structure is located at E. Peltason Drive and Anteater Drive.
After parking, exit structure by foot, and head west, to CALIT2 Building. (click map for Google Map directions)