Dulles International Airport Celebrates Inaugural United Airlines Flight to Amman, Jordan

May 6, 2022 - 10:56AM EDT
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Dulles International Airport Begins Transition to All-Electric Buses

Mar 24, 2022 - 11:44AM EDT
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority announced on Thursday the purchase of five fully electric-powered buses from Proterra Operating Company Inc. for use in its fleet of parking shuttles at Washington Dulles International Airport. This purchase, which is being funded by a grant from the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, is a major step toward the Airports Authority’s goal of a more sustainable fleet of low- or zero-emission ground transportation vehicles.  
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Tips for a Stress-Free Spring Break Journey Through Dulles International Airport

Mar 23, 2022 - 02:46PM EDT
As the popular spring break travel period approaches in the National Capital Region, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is gearing up to welcome passenger numbers expected to rival pre-pandemic levels at Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) between now and the end of April. With more travelers passing through the airports and more vehicles transiting airport roadways, here are the top tips to prepare for a safe and enjoyable experience when coming to Reagan National or Dulles International this spring:
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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Announces New Green Concessions Program

Feb 16, 2022 - 01:45PM EST
Participating airport concessions to be certified annually as part of overall expansion of sustainability efforts.
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Public Comment Period Open for Proposed Amendments to MWAA Regulations

Dec 17, 2021 - 11:45AM EST
The Airports Authority is proposing amendments to the following four sections of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority Regulations:   Sections 7.5 and 7.6, relating to permits and in-Terminal locations for Demonstrations and distribution of literature; Section 9.11, relating to the use of the Virginia Central Criminal Records Exchange for background checks of Airports Authority employees; and Section 10.2, relating to the enforcement process for collection of unpaid tolls on the Dulles Toll Road.  A public hearing will be held on the proposed amendments on January 5, 2022.  
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Year-End Holiday Travel Tips for a Better Journey Through Washington, D.C.'s Airports

Dec 15, 2021 - 12:22PM EST
The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority expects busy travel at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport to continue through the year-end holiday season. This continues the trend observed during Thanksgiving, when passenger volumes reached close to 2019 activity levels.
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Dulles International Airport Master Plan - FAQs

Oct 27, 2021 - 09:39AM EDT
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Stakeholder Engagement

Oct 27, 2021 - 09:33AM EDT
As part of the airport’s master planning process, the Airports Authority has invited technical advisers and regional stakeholders from the community to assist both the Airport Authority and its outside master planning consultant, Ricondo & Associates, Inc. These stakeholders will bring an additional level of community and stakeholder involvement and their deep knowledge and skill sets, which augment those of Airports Authority and consultant staff. The advisory committees:
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Interview with A. Bradley Mims

Jan 28, 2021 - 09:40PM EST
  In honor of Black History Month, A.Bradley Mims, FAA Deputy Administrator and Former MWAA Board Member, shared his personal stories, experiences, inspirations, what inclusion and diversity means to him individually and in the workforce.   A brief Introduction of your professional journey
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Interview with Tanisha Lewis

Jan 28, 2021 - 07:40PM EST
  In honor of Black History Month, Tanisha Lewis, Manager Human Capital Management Performance and Business Readiness - MWAA, shared her personal stories, experiences, inspirations, what inclusion and diversity means to her individually and in the workforce, and her take on how business has changed since the pandemic began.    
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Interview with Robert Crews

Jan 28, 2021 - 07:19PM EST
  In honor of Black History Month, Robert Crews - Managing Partner - CREWS, shared his personal stories, experiences, inspirations and his take on how business has changed since the pandemic began.    
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Interview with Jerome L. Davis

Jan 28, 2021 - 07:08PM EST
  In honor of Black History Month, Jerome L. Davis, Executive Vice President & Chief Revenue Officer, MWAA, shared his personal stories, experiences, inspirations, what inclusion and diversity means to him individually and in the workforce, and his take on how business has changed since the pandemic began.   A brief Introduction of your journey at the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
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Celebrating Black History Month

Jan 28, 2021 - 11:49AM EST
Dulles International Airport salutes the African American community’s culture and contributions to the National Capital Region.
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News and Events

Sep 3, 2020 - 06:11PM EDT
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New Pickup Curb for App-Based Ride Services Set to Debut at Dulles International Next Week

Aug 14, 2020 - 10:40AM EDT
Dedicated pickup location will better distribute airport traffic, add convenience for passengers
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Things to do

Aug 10, 2020 - 12:46PM EDT
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Arrivals and Departures

Aug 7, 2020 - 08:24AM EDT
Your airline is the best source for the most up-to-date flight status.
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Exclusive Discounted Parking for just $10 / day

Jun 2, 2020 - 11:17AM EDT
Customer parking has moved to the close-in terminal lot and Garage 1 for only $10 per day saving you 40% or more! 
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Special Events

Apr 29, 2020 - 11:28AM EDT
Washington’s airports are a popular venue for exciting events from time to time.  You may be surprised at what you will see when you travel through Washington Dulles International and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airports. From exciting performances by local artists, to opportunities for an insider’s view, a surprising treat awaits you! We also offer the opportunity to create a private special event at the airport for your child. Birthday Party rentals are available in the Terminal on select Saturdays.
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Dulles International Airport Traveler Update on COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Mar 16, 2020 - 12:01PM EDT
Dulles International Airport Traveler Update on Coronavirus
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Airports Authority Awards Contract for New Passenger Lounge at Dulles International

Mar 2, 2020 - 05:09PM EST
First-ever Capital One-branded passenger lounge set to open in 2021
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Biometric Verification Software veriScan Surpasses 1 Million Airline Passengers Processed

Dec 17, 2019 - 11:09AM EST
Innovative biometric screening solution gaining steam with airlines and airports across the United States
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Dulles International Celebrates New Cabo Verde Airlines Service to Sal

Dec 9, 2019 - 02:09PM EST
Three nonstop flights per week to the West African island destination
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Iberia Arrives at Dulles International with New Flights to Madrid

Nov 13, 2019 - 10:15AM EST
Service begins May 2020 with four flights per week, expands to five flights in July
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Congratulations Washington Nationals

Oct 25, 2019 - 10:31AM EDT
Dulles International congratulates the Washington Nationals on their World Series win!
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Dominion Energy and Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to Study the Development of First Large-scale Solar Project at Dulles International Airport

Oct 3, 2019 - 11:48AM EDT
Solar facility would be one of the largest in Northern Virginia; renewable energy would connect to grid to serve all regional customers 
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Dulles International Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2019

Sep 13, 2019 - 12:41PM EDT
Celebration features Latin American dance, musical performances and concessionaire profiles.
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Cabo Verde Airlines to Commence New Dulles International Service to Sal

Aug 13, 2019 - 12:48PM EDT
Service begins in December with three nonstop flights per week
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2019 Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull

Aug 1, 2019 - 10:10AM EDT
Each year for more than 26 years, Washington Dulles International offers a free, one-day open house for thousands of visitors to experience aviation up close.
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Emirates Deploys One-Step Biometric Boarding at Dulles International Airport with veriScan

Jul 1, 2019 - 04:18PM EDT
Airports Authority-developed veriScan eliminates need for passports and paper boarding passes, cuts cost and time spent at the gate  
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Dulles International Airport Rental Cars Go Green

Jun 19, 2019 - 11:49AM EDT
Airports Authority Board of Directors approves five-year contract for airport rental car services, including an increased number of "green vehicles"
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Dulles International Celebrates New TAP Air Portugal Service to Lisbon

Jun 17, 2019 - 05:01PM EDT
Five nonstop flights per week to the Portuguese capital
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Summer Travel Tips

Jun 13, 2019 - 05:39PM EDT
  Verify which airport your flight leaves from. DCA = Reagan National, IAD = Dulles International Pack efficiently
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2019

Jun 13, 2019 - 04:26PM EDT
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival takes place this summer on the National Mall between 12t and 14th streets from June 29-30, 2019. Programs run most days from 11:30-6pm and evening concerts start at 6:30. Accessibility services are available. This year’s festival highlights the Social Power of Music.  Enjoy craft demonstrations, music and dance performances, discussions, wine tastings, great food, shopping, and more. For more information, including the complete schedule, visit www.festival.si.edu.
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Dulles International Celebrates New EgyptAir Service to Cairo

Jun 4, 2019 - 10:46AM EDT
Three nonstop flights per week on Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner aircraft
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Dulles International Celebrates New United Airlines Service to Tel Aviv, Israel

May 22, 2019 - 01:20PM EDT
Dulles International the only airport in the National Capital Region offering nonstop service to Tel Aviv 
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Gary Sinise: Remembrance, Gratitude, Appreciation

May 8, 2019 - 04:27PM EDT
By Jenny Peters
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Dulles International Celebrates New Alitalia Service to Rome

May 2, 2019 - 03:37PM EDT
Nonstop service on A330-200 to begin with five flights per week
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Dulles International Airport Hosts Public Workshop on Airport Aircraft Noise Contour Map Update

Feb 14, 2019 - 12:42PM EST
Public comments are welcome during the workshop and online
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Get Here Faster

Feb 13, 2019 - 10:50AM EST
IAD: I’m Already at Dulles  Getting to Dulles is easier than you think. With a 14-mile airport access highway that connects to I-66 and the beltway, Dulles is your closest International Airport.    Drive Time Comparison
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Get Here Faster

Feb 13, 2019 - 10:49AM EST
IAD: I’m Already at Dulles  Getting to Dulles is easier than you think. With a 14-mile airport access highway that connects to I-66 and the beltway, Dulles is your closest International Airport.    Drive Time Comparison
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Hilarie Burton Gets it done on screen and off

Jan 31, 2019 - 10:19AM EST
By Jenny Peteres
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Holiday Travel Guide 2021

2021 Holiday Travel Guide

Nov 14, 2018 - 11:44AM EST
To help your holiday travel journey take off smoothly, we've prepared these informative guides about our airports that include: travel tips, entertainment listings, parking specials and promotions.   We're gearing up a busy holiday travel season between Thanksgiving and the New Year at  IAD, with passenger traffic approaching pre-pandemic levels not seen since 2019.
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Alex Ovechkin

Nov 1, 2018 - 02:57PM EDT
Considered one of the greatest hockey players of the modern NHL, Alex Ovechkin finally got to raise the Stanley Cup earlier this year when he led the Washington Capitals to a championship victory following a 4-3 win in Game 5 of the finals against the Vegas Golden Knights on June 7. The 33-year-old left wing also won the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoff MVP for scoring 15 playoff goals. 
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19th Annual Dulles Charity Golf Classic

Sep 21, 2018 - 10:43AM EDT
Presented by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority and the Washington Airports Task Force
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Dulles International Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2018

Sep 14, 2018 - 09:58AM EDT
Celebration features Latin American dance, musical performances and concessionaire profiles.
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Across the Map: Saudi Arabia

Aug 27, 2018 - 03:17PM EDT
Saudi Arabia has a vision for the future — Vision 2030. Spearheaded by the reformist 32-year-old, Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, it seeks to open up the famously conservative country in a number of ways. These are referred to as the three “pillars”: an ambitious nation, a thriving economy, and a vibrant society.
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Lisbon

Jul 31, 2018 - 05:59PM EDT
Nestled on the coast of the Atlantic, Lisbon is a vibrant capital city rich with history, art, and culture. Full of old-world charm, labyrinth-like streets, and pastel hillsides, it’s easy to see why over half a million people choose to call this city home.  
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2018 Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull - CANCELED

Jul 17, 2018 - 01:55PM EDT
UPDATE: The 2018 Dulles Day Festival and Plane Pull has been canceled due to severe weather forecasts associated with Hurricane Florence
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Patriot Brass Ensemble at IAD

Jul 3, 2018 - 02:37PM EDT
We celebrate Independence Day with the Patriotic Brass Ensemble. 
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2018: Celebrating Armenia and Catalonia

Jun 19, 2018 - 04:20PM EDT
The Smithsonian Folklife Festival takes place this summer on the National Mall between 12t and 14th streets from June 27-July 1 and July 4-8, 2018. Programs run most days from 11:30-6pm and evening concerts start at 6:30. Accessibility services are available. This year’s festival highlights cultural creativity from Armenia and Catalonia, plus the 40th anniversary Sisterfire concert on July 8. Enjoy craft demonstrations, music and dance performances, discussions, wine tastings, great food, shopping, and more.
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Get Here Faster

May 15, 2018 - 03:30PM EDT
IAD: I’m Already at Dulles  Getting to Dulles is easier than you think. With a 14-mile airport access highway that connects to I-66 and the beltway, Dulles is your closest International Airport.    Drive Time Comparison
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Winter Storm Causes Unexpected 6,000 Passengers to Land at Dulles

Feb 26, 2018 - 10:53AM EST
Dulles International's teamwork in action.
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New, Nonstop Flights to San Salvador on Volaris

Feb 9, 2018 - 03:42PM EST
Dulles International to offer new service to San Salvador on Volaris with fares as low as $79 one way.
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I–A–D means I Always fly Dulles

Feb 9, 2018 - 01:24PM EST
Dulles International offers over 140 nonstop travel destinations--more than any other airport in the region. 
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Eight Shades of Edinburgh

Feb 8, 2018 - 04:43PM EST
Explore the new seasonal destination at Dulles.
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VDOT Tolling I-66 Inside the Capital Beltway

Nov 27, 2017 - 01:59PM EST
E-ZPass is required during rush hours - including Dulles Airport traffic
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Dulles International Celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2017

Sep 15, 2017 - 11:03AM EDT
Celebration features Latin American dance and musical performances, concessionaire profiles and social media giveaway.
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Frontier Offers New Flights from Dulles International

Aug 8, 2017 - 04:02PM EDT
Frontier Airlines will launch new service from Washington Dulles International Airport to San Antonio, Texas, and Ontario, California on October 6. The new flight to San Antonio will continue to Ontario with the same aircraft. 
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Frontier Launches Service to Colorado Springs and Las Vegas

Jul 10, 2017 - 11:17AM EDT
Nonstop service to Colorado Springs and Las Vegas.
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Air India Launches at Dulles International

Jul 7, 2017 - 11:09AM EDT
Dulles International and Air India celebrated the first-ever nonstop flight connecting the National Capital Region and Delhi, India.
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Network Cargo Management

Apr 21, 2017 - 05:26PM EDT
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Dulles International Hosts Delegation from Beijing Capital International Airport

Apr 12, 2017 - 04:21PM EDT
Exhibit Unveiled Promoting Tourism to China as Part of Sister Airport Promotional Exchange
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Beijing Capital International Airport Photo Exhibit Unveiled at Dulles

Apr 12, 2017 - 04:18PM EDT
Photo exhibit of Beijing unveiled in Terminal AeroTrain station.
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Dulles Unveils Beijing Capital International Airport Photo Exhibit

Apr 11, 2017 - 04:38PM EDT
Photo exhibit of Beijing unveiled in Terminal AeroTrain station.
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Dulles International Welcomes Delegation from Beijing Capital International Airport

Apr 7, 2017 - 12:21PM EDT
Exhibit promoting tourism to China to be unveiled as part of Sister Airport exchange
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Sunoco to Rebrand to 7-Eleven at Dulles International

Jan 17, 2017 - 02:10PM EST
Fill up and grab a bite at the new Sunoco.
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Dulles International Celebrates the National Cherry Blossom Festival

Jan 10, 2017 - 01:08PM EST
Park. Shop. Dine. Join us as we celebrate the National Cherry Blossom Festival with entertainment and specials in the airport.
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Explore Airport Information in Five Foreign Languages

Nov 17, 2016 - 11:37AM EST
Dulles International Airport serves passengers with translated airport information options.
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Cover Story: Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture

Oct 13, 2016 - 05:18PM EDT
The hopes, dreams and aspirations for the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in our nation’s capital have been resilient, remarkable and are now a reality. 
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Morocco: The gem of North Africa

Oct 13, 2016 - 04:32PM EDT
Travelers to morocco are filled with expectations formed from the many movies, novels and news based in the region. the kingdom’s extensive heritage and culture, its food, architecture, landscapes and people, all of which combine to make it a must-visit destination for today’s travelers.
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Cover Story: Smithsonian's Museum of African American History and Culture

Oct 13, 2016 - 04:16PM EDT
The hopes, dreams and aspirations for the Smithsonian’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture (NMAAHC) in our nation’s capital have been resilient, remarkable and are now a reality.
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#FlyWashington Magazine

Oct 11, 2016 - 02:21PM EDT
Download #FlyWashington today for free or view in Kindle for $2.99.
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Drive Time from Rockville, MD to Dulles International

Jul 13, 2016 - 01:30PM EDT
Plan your summer travels. 
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Drive Time from Potomac, MD to Dulles International

Jul 13, 2016 - 01:10PM EDT
Plan your summer travels. 
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Drive Time from Bethesda, MD to Dulles International

Jul 13, 2016 - 01:02PM EDT
Plan your summer travels. 
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Drive Time from Gaithersburg, MD to Dulles International

Jul 12, 2016 - 01:28PM EDT
Plan your summer travels.
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Destinations

Jul 1, 2016 - 03:53PM EDT
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Drive Time from Fairfax, VA to Dulles International

Jun 30, 2016 - 02:04PM EDT
Plan your summer travels. 
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CAF Snowbirds Visit to Washington, DC

May 20, 2016 - 12:33PM EDT
The Canadian Armed Forces air demonstration team flew over then landed at Dulles Airport on May 24 to prepare for a one-day visit to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
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Passport DC and Dulles International Invite You to Explore the World

May 6, 2016 - 12:10PM EDT
Passport DC runs May 1-31.
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Thanks to CBP/Dulles Passport Express for Helping Dulles Become 2nd Fastest for International Arrivals

Feb 10, 2016 - 05:27PM EST
Dulles International maintained the second shortest average wait time for arriving international passengers in January.
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Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24

Jan 23, 2016 - 06:17PM EST
Reagan National and Dulles International Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24. Significant snowfall and high winds, coupled with the continued closure of roads and public transportation in surrounding communities,  make resumption of normal flight operations at the airports unlikely on Sunday.
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Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24

Jan 23, 2016 - 05:48PM EST
Reagan National and Dulles International Runways Expected to Remain Closed Through Sunday, January 24. Significant snowfall and high winds, coupled with the continued closure of roads and public transportation in surrounding communities,  make resumption of normal flight operations at the airports unlikely on Sunday.
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Welcome Marine Corps Marathon Participants!

Oct 15, 2015 - 11:54AM EDT
Dulles International welcomes all participants and their supporters traveling to Washington for the Marine Corps Marathon
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Other Transportation Options

Jul 8, 2015 - 09:22AM EDT
Other transportation providers with service to/from Dulles International
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D2 Projects: Main Terminal Improvement Project

Jul 2, 2015 - 04:59PM EDT
In 1996, the Airports Authority completed an architectural milestone with the expansion of the original 1962 Terminal to its design length. Careful attention to the design documents of Eero Saarinen and painstaking construction resulted in a seamless building with accompanying expanded roadways at its front door.  With that project complete, the focus shifted to the Main Terminal's interior.
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D2 Projects: AeroTrain Maintenance Facility

Jul 2, 2015 - 04:46PM EDT
  Maintenance Facility
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Airport and Terminal Maps

May 27, 2015 - 11:12AM EDT
Washington Dulles (IAD) - Airport and Terminal Maps
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Dulles International Airport

May 17, 2015 - 10:56PM EDT
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