2014 Directions


The closest major airport to Richmond, Kentucky is Blue Grass Airport (LEX / KLEX). This airport is in Lexington, Kentucky and is 34 miles from the center of Richmond, KY.  Taxis are available from the airport to Eastern Kentucky University.

Taxis are available outside the terminal by the baggage claim exit. Below is a listing of taxi companies that provide service departing from the Blue Grass Airport. Meters typically begin at $2.50, with fares running approximately $2.50 per mile, valid for up to four individuals. (Pricing is subject to change. Please contact the individual taxi company for additional information.)

Bluegrass Cab  859.223.8888
Cornett's Airport Shuttle  859.967.6195
Gold Shield Limousine Service  859.255.6388
Triple Crown Limousine  859.252.6764
Wildcat Cab  859.231.8294
Yellow Cab  859.231.8294



Eastern Kentucky University has a number of maps and directions including maps for parcking.

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Directions to EKU New Science Building:

If you enter the EKU bypass from I75, Exit 87, then you will need to turn towards campus. You will drive about 1-1.5 miles until you reach Stoplight #7. You will need to turn left at Light #7, between the State Police post and the football stadium. You will drive up about 200 yards and turn right at the first stoplight (VanHoose Drive). You will zig-zag around, but will ultimately stay straight. You will see the large New Science Building up on your left. You can pull into the parking lot beside it.

You can enter the NSB by the door near the parking lot. We will be in Room 3119.




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