Skip to Main Content U.S. Department of Energy
PNNL Contacts

Visitor Information

Park in Richland
Richland, Washington, enjoys more than 300 days of sunshine a year and one of the lowest costs of living in the state.

The Pacific Northwest National Laboratory is located in north Richland, Washington, and is served by the Tri-Cities Airport in Pasco. Richland, Pasco and Kennewick make up the Tri-Cities, where the Columbia, Snake and Yakima Rivers meet before heading to the Pacific Ocean.



Visiting PNNL


U.S. citizens invited to visit PNNL need to bring a valid photo ID to obtain a badge that will permit unescorted access to our facilities. Visitors with state licenses or identification cards that do not comply with REAL ID standards will be permitted access to facilities only when escorted by a PNNL employee.

Effective June 2, 2015, state driver's licenses and state identification cards photo IDs must meet REAL-ID ACT OF 2005 standards established by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. Refer to REAL ID Enforcement In Brief for a list of states from which a Federal agency may accept driver's licenses for an official purpose.


All non-U.S. citizens must present sufficient immigration documentation upon each visit to PNNL. Lawful permanent residents (LPR) of the United States must provide a valid LPR card or evidence of lawful status if waiting for an LPR card to be issued. Non-U.S. citizens who are not LPRs must provide valid passports and visa documentation, including I-94 Departure Record or applicable admission stamp in passport.

The Guest House at PNNL

The Guest House at PNNL is located on the campus of PNNL and is open and available for reservations. The 28,000-square-foot facility can house about 80 guests.

Local Information

Note: The links below leave this site. Going to an offsite website, image

You may contact the local visitors organizations:

Visit the online version of our local newspaper, Tri-City Herald, for information about the region and what it has to offer.

Visit the Tri-City Industrial Development Council (TRIDEC) to learn more about local efforts to diversify the economy.

We hope you find the resources noted above useful. It’s by no means comprehensive. We limit our list to associations and intentionally don’t include individual companies. Like all government organizations, at PNNL we don’t endorse or recommend one vendor over another. We’re simply providing you with a quick reference of area services provided by our wonderful Tri-Cities community.

Airline Information

The Tri-Cities Airport is serviced by:

Local Transportation

Bus Service

Car Rental

  • Budget, (509) 547-8888 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-527-0700 worldwide)
  • Hertz, (509) 547-0111 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-654-3131 worldwide)
  • Avis, (509) 547-6971 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-831-2847 nationwide)
  • Enterprise, (509) 544-9404 in Pasco (1-800-325-8007 nationwide)
  • National, (509) 545-9266 at Tri-Cities Airport (1-800-CAR-RENT worldwide)

Limousine Service

  • A Royal Limousine Service, (509) 545-1662
  • Affordable Limousine/Event Shuttle Service, (509) 539-9552 or (509) 521-2476
  • Celebrity Limousine, (509) 586-7810
  • Desert Wave Limousine, (509) 735-7358

Taxi Service

  • A-1 Tri-Cities Cab, (509) 547-7777
  • A+ Transportation NW, Inc (509) 586-0212


Real Estate (Purchasing)

Rental Property

PNNL Contacts

Contact us

Laboratory Contact Info

PNNL Mailing Address

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
P.O. Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

PNNL Street Address

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
902 Battelle Boulevard
Richland, WA

PNNL Toll Free

1-888-375-PNNL (7665)