× Parking Lot Update Last Updated: August 02, 2019 16:03 EDT

Attention travelers: In an effort to simplify parking options, the hourly and daily parking lots have been combined into one lot, called Terminal Parking. Parkers entering the Terminal Parking Lot may use any available space. Effective Wednesday, August 14, the rate is $6 per hour up to a maximum of $25 per day. For more information please click here.

× Parking Lot Update Last Updated: August 02, 2019 16:03 EDT

Attention travelers: In an effort to simplify parking options, the hourly and daily parking lots have been combined into one lot, called Terminal Parking. Parkers entering the Terminal Parking Lot may use any available space. Effective Wednesday, August 14, the rate is $6 per hour up to a maximum of $25 per day. For more information please click here.

IAD Dulles Int'l - Aircraft Procedures

What Arrival & Departure Procedures are Typically used at Dulles International?

The air traffic direction, North Flow or South Flow, is primarily based on airfield and enroute wind and weather conditions.  As a safety factor, aircraft arrive and depart into the wind to maximize aerodynamic lift.

Typical North Flow Operations (Figure 1)*:

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Click to see a regional depiction of Dulles International operations in North Flow (PDF file)

 

Typical South Flow Operations (Figure 2)*:

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Click to see a regional depiction of Dulles International operations in South Flow (PDF file)

 

*  FAA Procedures for Dulles International (IAD):

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