Fort Worth, TX

Summit Transportation Schedule

Download the Summit transportation schedule.

For FREE transportation around Downtown Fort Worth, look no further than Molly the Trolley! Starting at 7 a.m., you can hop on and off Molly the Trolley to access the Convention Center, Restaurants, and Shopping. For more information, please visit Molly the Trolley.

Commercial Airline Travel

AOPA has partnered with commercial airlines to ensure all of our attendees can mosey down to the Lone Star State with ease.

Hotels in the AOPA Aviation Summit block do not provide shuttles from the DFW or DAL Airports.

American Airlines Discount

American Airlines will provide our attendees a 5% discount off any published airfare on for the AOPA Aviation Summit in Fort Worth. The valid travel dates for this discount are October 1 through October 19, 2013. You can easily access American’s fares and apply this discount by going to to book your flight. Place the below Promotion Code in the promotion code box, and your discount will be calculated automatically. The code is valid for travel into Dallas/Fort Worth (DFW). This special discount is valid off any applicable published fares listed for American Airlines and American Eagle. International originating guests will need to contact your local reservation number and refer to the Promotion Code.

You may also call 1-800-433-1790 to book your flights; please refer to the Promotion Code below when you call. Please note there is a reservation service charge for all tickets issued by phone. Please use American Airlines when you can because of the benefits provided to you as a traveler and to our organization.

Promotion Code: 11H3AI

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Rental Cars

AOPA has developed a strategic partnership with Enterprise, Alamo, and National, in an attempt to bring discounts and high-end service to AOPA Members. These three brands will show support for the association all year round through sponsorship and engagement activities that will benefit AOPA members, especially during the AOPA Aviation Summit. For more information about these brands and to reserve a rental car, follow the links below:

  • Enterprise Rental Information - Book online or call 1-866-315-9155. Enterprise offers great cars at great rates to everyone, but as an AOPA member, you’ll receive an additional discount that will let you put even more into your trip without sacrificing quality, comfort, or service.
  • Alamo Rental Information - Book online or call 1-866-315-9155. Save up to 25%, get one free additional driver, unlimited mileage, and additional coupon offers.
  • National Rental Information - Book online or call 1-866-315-9155 to save up to 25% with your AOPA membership.


Amtrak operates a route between Chicago and San Antonio daily with a stop in Fort Worth. Use code FTW to view routes and prices at The Amtrak Sunset Limited runs between Louisiana and California, Amtrak’s southern-most route. Settle back and watch the bayou country, Mexican border, southwestern deserts, and California mountains pass by your window.

Three trains depart weekly in each direction. Services on the Sunset Limited include Superliner Sleeping and Dining Car accommodations and spectacular views from the renowned Sightseer Lounge Car.

Travel and Transportation Extras

  • Taxi Cabs - Taxi cabs are available from Dallas/Fort Worth Airport and Dallas Love Field, as well as hotels and prominent points of interest in downtown Fort Worth. Rates from DFW to the Fort Worth downtown area are approximately $60 (without tip) and subject to change.
  • Shuttles - GO Yellow Checker Shuttle is offering a discount for airport transportation of 10% on one-way or 15% on roundtrip when booked online. Visit GO Yellow Checker Shuttle to book your shuttle service.
  • Molly the Trolley - For those staying in downtown Fort Worth, check out Molly The Trolley. The trolley is FREE with easy hop on and off locations throughout downtown.
  • Recreational Vehicles (RVs) - Fort Worth Midtown RV Park is conveniently located 2.5 miles from the Fort Worth Convention Center. Attendees can visit the website to check rates and make a reservation.

Parking for the Show

Fort Worth Convention Center

There are approximately 8 parking garages/lots within a 4 blocks surrounding the Fort Worth Convention Center, and the fee is currently $5-$15 per day for attendees.

Hotel Parking

Parking is available for guests of each of the official AOPA hotels. Downtown hotels will also offer limited paid daily parking for non-guests. Pricing and availability vary for each hotel.

Downtown Fort Worth Parking

All parking spaces in the downtown Fort Worth area is meter parking. Rates depend on the type of meter and need to be paid 8 AM – 6 PM Monday – Friday. After 6 PM, Saturdays and Sunday are free.

Mobility Equipment

Rent a mobility scooter, wheelchair, power chair, and more from Scootaround. To make reservations, visit the website or call 888-441-7575

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