The nearest airport to East Lansing is Capital Region International Airport (LAN) which is about 7 miles from the East Lansing Marriott at University Place. The hotel offers a free shuttle but an advance reservation is required, to reserve a spot on the shuttle call: 1-517-337-4440.
Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport (DTW) can be used as an alternative airport, but it is approximately 90 miles away from East Lansing. The best way to get to the hotel from the airport is to take the Michigan Flyer Bus which drops off in front of the hotel and is $30 each way. If you are flying in to Detroit be sure to arrive before noon on Friday to make the opening sessions.
East Lansing is located in central Michigan. You can get driving directions to the East Lansing Marriott at University Place here.