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Madrid-Barajas Airport control tower

Madrid-Barajas Airport (code IATA: MAD, code ICAO: LEMD) is located on the northeast of Madrid, Barajas district, only 12 kilometers from Madrid city centre.

https://www.aeropuertomadrid-barajas.com/eng/home.html

Airport Transfers

There are a variety of options for getting from Barajas airport to your hotel available on the airport’s website:

https://www.aeropuertomadrid-barajas.com/transportation/transfers-madrid-airport

Official Airline Partner

Iberia Airlines are proud to be the official airline partner of ISHA 2019.

The largest airline in Spain, Madrid-based Iberia (IB) flies non-stop to about 15 domestic destinations and about 60 international destinations within Europe, and in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, North America and South America.

A discount code will be sent to registered delegates with your ISHA 2019 registration confirmation.

Travel to Madrid by Train

The organisers of the ISHA 2019 have negotiated with RENFE a discount of 30% on the train tickets for national one trip and also roundtrips to Madrid for all attendees.

Renfe discount voucher will be sent to you with your registration confirmation.

You can request it also by email to: info@ishaconference.com

International Visitors

Planning Your Arrival Into Spain

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For international passengers, we suggest that you try to allow yourself at least a day in which to adjust to the time difference and relax after your flight before the International Society of Hip Arthroscopy 2019 ASM commences.

Entry Requirements

Entry into Spain for stays not exceeding 90 days within a 180-day period is subject to the conditions provided for in Regulation (EU) Nº 2016/399, of the European Parliament and of the Council, of 9 March 2016 on a Union Code on the rules governing the movement of persons across borders (Schengen Borders Code)

Being in Possession of a Valid Passport or Travel Document

The document must be valid for at least three months following the projected exit from the territory of the Members States, and must have been issued within the last ten years. Citizens from any State of the European Union, Switzerland, Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein only need a valid national identity document or passport. Citizens from the United Kingdom and Ireland will require a passport since their countries are not members of the Schengen Area. In the event of a minor travelling with a national identity document, the latter must be accompanied by parental authorization.

Being in Possession of a Valid Visa

This is required of nationals of third countries included on the list of countries whose nationals must be in possession of a visa when crossing the external borders, unless in possession of a valid residence permit or a valid long-term visa issued by another Member State.

Foreigners holding a valid residence permit or a long-term visa issued by another Schengen State may travel through the territory of the other Schengen States for a maximum of 90 days within any 180-day period, provided that they are in possession of a valid passport or travel document, that they justify the purpose and conditions of their intended stay, substantiate having sufficient means to support themselves for the duration of their intended stay in Spain, and that they can prove they are not threat to public health, public order, national security, or international relations of Spain or of other States with which Spain has an agreement to this end. Furthermore, they must not to appear on the national list of alerts [for refusal of entry] of the Member State in question.

At any event, entry may be refused (even with a valid passport and/or visa) at police checks for: journeys of a professional, political, scientific, sporting or religious nature or undertaken for other reasons

The presentation of any of the following documents may be required:
1.  Invitation from a company or an institution to take part in meetings, conferences, etc., of a commercial, industrial or similar nature.
2. Document proving the existence of commercial, industrial relations, etc.
3. Entry tickets to trade fairs, congresses, conventions, etc.
4. Invitations, tickets, bookings or programmes indicating, as far as possible, the name of the host organisation and the duration of the stay, or any other document indicating the purpose of the visit.

The ISHA Secretariat holds no responsibility for visa applications.

Invitation Letters

ISHA 2019 will offer invitation letters to persons who have registered and paid the complete registration fee. The letter will provide proof of registration and proof of payment.

It should be understood an invitation is intended to help potential participants obtain a visa. It is not a commitment on the part of the ISHA 2019 ASM to provide any financial support.

You may request such a letter on the online registration form or from the ISHA 2019 Registration Office at registration@ishaconference.com.

 

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