Get answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs) about planning meetings and conventions in the Hershey & Harrisburg Region. If you have other questions or would like assistance with planning your next meeting, contact our team of destination experts.

  • How far is downtown from the airport?

The Harrisburg International Airport is 11 miles from Downtown Harrisburg, about a 15 minute drive and 11 miles from Downtown Hershey, about a 15 minute drive.

  • What is your largest exhibit space in the region?

The PA Farm Show Complex and Expo Hall has nearly 1 million sq. ft. of indoor exhibit space, with 3 arenas, 8 major halls, 12 meeting rooms and a banquet hall facility.

  • What is the total number of sleeping rooms in the region?

The Hershey/Harrisburg Region has more than 9,200 sleeping rooms.

  • How many guest rooms are in the largest hotel in the region?

The largest hotel is the Hershey Lodge with 665 rooms and 100,000 sq. ft. of meeting space in the adjoining Convention Center.

  • Is there airport shuttle service to hotels?

Yes, many hotels offer shuttle service. In addition, there are taxi and Uber/Lyft services.

  • What is the average cost of transportation to and from Harrisburg International Airport?

Typical costs are $20-$25 one way.

  • Do any hotels offer complimentary shuttle service? 


  • Which airlines fly into Harrisburg International?



  • Does Harrisburg International have nonstop air service? 

There are nonstop flights to and from 17 U.S. destinations. Click Here for All Routes  

  • What is the population of Dauphin County?

The population is 276,000.

  • What is the sales tax in Pennsylvania?

The State sales tax is 6% but clothing and shoes are exempt.