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Airport Transport

Due to insurance restrictions, VGM Heartland is prevented from allowing VGM employees to shuttle VGM Heartland guests to and from Cedar Rapids. We regret the inconvenience.

Anaman Concierge Services

  • All vehicles offer free Wi-Fi
  • Monitor arriving flights for delays/early arrivals
  • Anaman Concierge Services will greet visitors with VGM Heartland Conference - Client/Passenger Name sign on the way to the luggage claim area.  Chauffer will assist with bags.  
  • Return/Round Trip Airport Transfers from the Eastern Iowa Airport (CID), Cedar Rapids Iowa, IA to VGM Heartland Conference Hotels and back to the Cedar Rapids Airport.
  • The rates below are flat rates per round trip:

Flexible Flat Rate:  $95 round tripSavings of up to 50% since last year!
Depending on flight arrival, you may be riding with other Heartland attendees.  Rides will be leaving the airport every 30-45 minutes.

Guaranteed Flat Rate:
You will be the only person/group in the selected vehicle of choice.
Business Class - Lincoln Town Car (1-4 passengers):  $382
First Class - Chevrolet Suburban (1-7 passengers):  $636
First Class - Mercedes Benz Sprinter (1-14 passengers):  $763

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Guests returning via the service should coordinate pick-up times and detail at the time of reservation.


Guests obtain next available shuttle via in-airport service.

Airport Shuttle Service
Cedar Rapids Airport (near baggage claim) call 319-365-0655 or Toll-free 800-725-8460

One-way rates begin at approximately $100 depending on destination and number of passengers. If you are needing round-trip, be sure to tell them during the first contact call. Reservations are encouraged; please call at least 24-hours in advance.

Guests returning via the service should coordinate pick-up times and detail at the time of reservation.


Avis  319-366-6418
Hertz 319-365-9184
National 319-363-1270
Enterprise 319-366-5522


See suggested flights from major cities here>>

Daily Flight Schedule - Waterloo (ALO)

Daily flights are available directly into Waterloo (ALO) on American Airlines through the Chicago O'Hare International Airport (ORD).

City of Origin Airline Flight Date Arrival Time Flight # Depart Flight Time Flight # Price
Boston (BOS) American June 9-13 9:00am-12:50pm 1239; 3547 6:25pm - 12:05pm 4085; 2723 $418
Charlotte (CLT) American June 9-13 9:35am-12:50pm 2080; 3547 6:25pm - 12:05pm 4085; 1650 $386
Orlando (MCO) American June 9-13 9:00am-12:50pm 1110; 3547 1:17pm - 10:40pm 3547; 2529 $508
Dallas (DFW) American June 9-13 8:00am-12:50pm 1106; 3547 6:25pm - 10:48pm 4085; 2428 $384
Denver (DEN) American June 9-13 7:00am-12:50pm 2771, 3547 6:25pm - 11:39pm 4085; 2470 $434
Phoenix (PHX) American June 9-13 5:15am-12:50pm 2765, 3547 6:25pm - 10:10pm 4085; 2164 $448
Los Angeles (LAX) American June 9-13 1:00pm-9:38pm 245, 3348 6:25pm - 11:31pm 4085; 1163 $551


Daily Flight Schedule - Cedar Rapids (CID)

An additional 30 flights per day arrive into the Eastern Iowa Airport in Cedar Rapids (CID). Non-stop service is available from the following cities on these airlines:

  • Chicago O'Hare (ORD) on American & United
  • Dallas/Ft. Worth (DFW) on American
  • Denver (DEN) on United
  • Detroit (DTW) on Delta/Northwest
  • Las Vegas (LAS) on Allegiant Air
  • Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP) on Delta/Northwest
  • Orlando Sanford (SFB) on Allegiant Air
  • Phoenix/Mesa (AZA) on Allegiant Air
  • Tampa/St. Petersburg (PIE) on Allegiant

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Driving Directions

Area Information


We are asking all guests to reserve their own hotel rooms. We have negotiated discounted rates at the following hotels. Transportation will be provided to/from all attendee hotels and all events. Reservations will be accepted directly by the hotels on a first-come, first served basis.

Mention the VGM Heartland Conference to receive the discounted rate.

Attendee Hotels

  • Hampton Inn

     (2.7 mi. to convention center) 319-233-2044
  • The Isle Casino Hotel

    (5.7 mi. to convention center) 319-833-2162
    $139/night (group code:GA60919)
  • Comfort Inn

    (2.6 mi. to convention center) 319-234-5452
  • Quality Inn & Suites 

    (2.7 mi. to convention center) 319-235-7000
  • Holiday Inn Express 

    (2.8 mi. to convention center) 319-274-7000

Exhibitor Hotels

  • Hampton Inn

    (2.7 mi. to convention center) 319-233-2040
  • Fairfield Inn & Suites 

    (2.8 mi. to convention center) 319-233-2500