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Plan your trip to Lexington


Arrange to arrive at the Blue Grass Airport (LEX)

As you plan your trip remember the closest airport to the university is the Blue Grass Airport (LEX). You must arrive in time for Orientation Week.

If you are not already in the United States, you can legally enter up to 30 days prior to the date on the I-20 or DS-2019.

Arrange local transportation

If you would like someone to meet you at the airport once you arrive in Lexington, please complete the airport pick-up request form. If you have trouble filling out this form please download a pdf version.

Please note:

  • Requests MUST be received at least five days prior to your arrival date, otherwise you will need to use a taxi service.
  • Submit this form only once.  
  • If other individuals will be traveling with you, a separate request should be submitted for each person. 
  • Please only request pick up from one party (IHP, student organization, department, family or friend).