Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Dulles VA 20166
- Mon: 12am-12am
- Tue: 12am-12am
- Wed: 12am-12am
- Thu: 12am-12am
- Fri: 12am-12am
- Sat: 12am-12am
- Sun: 12am-12am
Washington Dulles International Airport IAD is an airport serving the Northern Virginia-Washington-Baltimore metro area in Dulles, Virginia. The Dulles Airport is located 26 miles west of the heart of Washington D.C. Being the largest airport in the D.C. area Washington Dulles Airport is one of the busiest shuffling along over 23 million passengers annually. Dulles International Airport opened in 1962 after federal backing came through in 1950 and then President Eisenhower selecting the location in 1958. The Dulles Airport is named after John Foster Dulles who served as Secretary of State in the Eisenhower Administration.
IAD Airport is easily accessible from Highway 28 and Highway 267 with parking options that include economy, garage, hourly, short-term, long-term and valet. These options include: Terminal Parking, Garage 1, Garage 2, Blue Economy Lot, Green Economy Lot, Purple Economy Lot and Gold Economy Lot.
Washington Dulles International Airport consists of a main terminal and four concourses (A, B, C, D). Dulles Airport is one of the last airports to use "Mobile Lounges” which transport passengers between concourses. However the mobile lounges are being phased out in favor of the AeroTrains. Over 30 airlines serve the IAD airport and fly to over 125 destinations worldwide.
Dulles International Airport offers a wide array of shopping options including a duty free. Each concourse has many dining options from quick eateries, bars and sit down restaurants. Dulles offers being services for travelers, some even unexpected such as a manicurist in Concourse D.
Getting to and from the Washington Dulles International Airport could not be easier. Washington Flyer provides several options including taxis, shared vans, and even a couch bus if needed. Other options include rental car, Fairfax Connector Bus, Metrorail and Metrobus. If staying near the Dulles Airport there are over 55 hotel and motel options fitting any budget.