2022 Forum Logistics Covid-19 Guidelines

Global Methane, Climate and Clean Air Forum:
a joint event sponsored by GMI and CCAC

26-30 September 2022, Washington, D.C.


Quick Links: International Guests | Venue/Accommodations | Getting to the Marriott | Parking | What to Pack | Things to Do | Restaurants

International Guests

It is each traveler’s responsibility ensure they meet requirements for entry to the United States (as well as entry/exit requirements for other countries they may travel through). Please see the Requirement for Proof of COVID-19 Vaccination for Air Passengers and the Accepted Covid-19 Vaccines.


The Forum will be held at the Crystal Gateway Marriott, 1700 Richmond Highway, Arlington, Virginia, USA, 22202.

To make a reservation, visit the Marriott webpage or call Marriott Reservations at 1-800-393-3680. Toll-Free numbers are available on the Marriott website.

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Getting to the Marriott

From the Ronald Reagan Washington International Airport (DCA). The Crystal Gateway Marriott is conveniently located 2 miles from the airport. There are multiple ways to get to the hotel:

  • Complimentary Hotel Shuttle. The hotel provides a complimentary shuttle from the airport that runs from 5:00 am to 11:30 pm ET daily. The shuttle picks up from Terminal 2 on the Baggage Claim (Arrivals) Level – 1st floor. DCA Ground Transportation Details.
  • Metro. The hotel is also accessible by the DC Metro Blue line. Follow the signs at DCA for the Metro and board the Blue Line towards Largo Town Center. The Crystal City Metro station is only one stop away from DCA. Once you exit the Metro at Crystal City, follow the signs for the Crystal Gateway Marriott.
    Please Note: The DC Metro Yellow Line, which also operates near the hotel, will be closed during the duration of the Forum.
  • Taxi or Rideshare. You may get to and from the airport using a taxi or a Rideshare app such as Uber, Lyft, or ALTO. Green flags located outside on the outer terminal curb designate the appropriate pick-up loading zones.

From Dulles International Airport (IAD) or Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI).

  • Ground Transportion Details. Details are available for Dulles International and BWI.
  • Taxi or Rideshare. Taxis are readily available or you may use a Rideshare app such as Uber, Lyft, or ALTO.


Parking is available at the hotel at a discounted rate of $25 per day.

What to Pack

Dress is business casual for local weather. Average temperatures for the end of September range from 70°F to 80°F (21°C to 27°C). Check local weather.

Things to Do / Restaurants

The Crystal Gateway Marriott is conveniently located between the Crystal City and Pentagon City neighborhoods in Arlington, Virginia. Both Crystal City and Pentagon City offer plenty of options for restaurants, coffee shops, and local attractions. Washington, D.C. is also a quick Metro or car ride away.

  • The Crystal Gateway Marriott has a restaurant within the hotel that is open daily for breakfast and dinner. View a list of nearby restaurants.
  • Dunkin’ (Coffee) – located underneath the Marriott, near the Metro entrance.
  • Starbucks (Coffee) – 8-minute walk from the Marriott at the corner of S Fern St. and 12th Street S.
  • CVS Pharmacy – 0.4 miles from the Marriott at 1550 Crystal Drive Suite C, Arlington, VA 22202.
  • Harris Teeter (Grocery Store) – about a 1 mile, or 20-minute, walk from the hotel at 900 Army Navy Dr, Arlington, VA 22202

Map of DC Metro lines around the Marriott hotelThis map shows the Blue Line on the DC Metro connecting DCA to Crystal City. Please note: The Yellow Line will not be operating during the dates of the Forum.

Download a Metro Pocket Guide in a variety of languages. Consider also checking for status updates and alerts when you arrive and throughout your stay in the event that delays may affect your planned routes. You can use the Metro trip planner to determine how to get to your destination.