Washington Dulles International Airport

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Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located 25 miles (40 kilometres) west of Washington, D.C., in Dulles, Virginia. United Airlines, JetBlue Airways and American Airlines are the main airlines at this airport.

For more information about other airports throughout the world, also see the list of airports.



Getting there and away

  • Washington Dulles Airport is served by a private bus company that picks you up at the terminal and drops you off at a Metro station in DC. For a cheaper option, one can take the Metro Bus, which runs on a slightly longer schedule, every hour or so. This 5A express bus makes two to three stops on its way from the airport to downtown Washington, depending on the time of day. Stops include the Herndon–Monroe transfer station in Herndon and the Rosslyn Metro station in Arlington.
  • Loudoun County Transit provides bus service which runs from the Dulles Town Center shopping center, to the airport, then to the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center Air and Space Museum.
  • Taxis, shuttles and rental cars are widely available and byc ar Dulles is accessible via the Dulles Access Road/Dulles Greenway (State Route 267) and State Route 28.



Getting around

From the main terminal, passengers can take the Aerotrain or mobile lounges to their concourses, "plane mates" directly to their airplanes, or take the passenger walkway to concourse B. The plane mates/mobile lounges are also used to transport passengers arriving on international flights directly to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection inspection center located in the International Arrivals Building adjacent to the west side of the main terminal.



Airlines, Destinations and Terminals

There is a main terminal and the Midfield Terminal. The terminals are divided into 5 concourses: A to D, and Z. For more information about airlines, also see the list of airlines and the details about flying with budget airlines.

Concourse A

  • Continental Connection operated by CommutAir - Cleveland, Newark
  • Continental Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines - Houston-Intercontinental, Newark
  • Qatar Airways - Doha
  • United Express operated by Colgan Air - Allentown/Bethlehem, Altoona, Beckley, Binghamton, Charleston (WV), Charlottesville, Clarksburg, Johnstown, Morgantown, Parkersburg, Shenandoah Valley, State College, White Plains
  • Virgin Atlantic Airways - London-Heathrow
  • United Express operated by Atlantic Southeast Airlines (als uses Concourse C) - Albany, Boston, Buffalo, Burlington (VT), Charleston (SC), Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Columbia (SC), Columbus (OH), Dayton, Detroit, Greensboro, Hartford, Huntsville, Jacksonville (FL), Manchester (NH), New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Pensacola, Portland (ME), Providence, Rochester (NY), Savannah, Syracuse
  • United Express operated by ExpressJet Airlines (als uses Concourse C and D) - Albany, Buffalo, Burlington (VT), Charleston (SC), Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Columbia (SC), Detroit, Greensboro, Greenville/Spartanburg, Huntsville, Indianapolis, Knoxville, Nashville, New York-LaGuardia, Pensacola, Providence, Rochester (NY), Savannah, Syracuse
  • United Express operated by GoJet Airlines (als uses Concourse C and D) - Albany, Austin, Burlington (VT), Detroit, Greensboro, Jacksonville (FL), Kansas City, Manchester (NH), Montréal-Trudeau, New Orleans, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Oklahoma City, Portland (ME), Providence, Richmond, Rochester (NY), St. Louis, San Antonio, Syracuse, Toronto-Pearson
  • United Express operated by Mesa Airlines (als uses Concourse C and D) - Albany, Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Buffalo, Charleston (SC), Charlotte, Hartford, Indianapolis, Jacksonville (FL), Kansas City, Nashville, New York-LaGuardia, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Pittsburgh, Portland (ME), Providence, Raleigh/Durham, Rochester (NY), San Antonio, Savannah, Syracuse
  • United Express operated by Shuttle America (als uses Concourse C and D) - Atlanta, Columbus (OH), Dallas/Fort Worth, Fort Myers, Halifax, Indianapolis, Kansas City, Miami, Montréal-Trudeau, New Orleans, New York-JFK, New York-LaGuardia, Norfolk/Virginia Beach, Ottawa, Pittsburgh, Raleigh/Durham, Rochester (NY), Toronto-Pearson
  • United Express operated by SkyWest Airlines (als uses Concourse C and D) - Colorado Springs, Kansas City, Pittsburgh
  • United Express operated by Trans States Airlines (als uses Concourse C and D) - Boston, Burlington (VT), Charleston (SC), Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Cleveland, Columbus (OH), Dayton, Detroit, Greenville/Spartanburg, Harrisburg, Knoxville, Montréal-Trudeau, Myrtle Beach, Nashville, Newark, Ottawa, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Providence, Quebec City, Richmond, Roanoke, Rochester (NY), St. Louis, Savannah, Syracuse, Toronto-Pearson

Concourse B

  • Aeroflot - Moscow-Sheremetyevo
  • AirTran Airways - Atlanta, Orlando
  • Air France - Paris-Charles de Gaulle
  • All Nippon Airways - Tokyo-Narita
  • American Airlines - Dallas/Fort Worth, Los Angeles, Miami, San Juan
  • Austrian Airlines - Vienna
  • Avianca - Bogotá
  • British Airways - London-Heathrow
  • Cayman Airways - Grand Cayman
  • Copa Airlines - Panama City
  • Delta Air Lines - Atlanta, Cancún, Salt Lake City
  • Delta Connection operated by Comair - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Detroit, New York-JFK
  • Delta Connection operated by Compass Airlines - Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • Delta Connection operated by Freedom Airlines - Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky, Detroit
  • Delta Connection operated by Pinnacle Airlines - New York-JFK
  • Iberia - Madrid
  • JetBlue Airways - Boston, Cancún, Fort Lauderdale, Long Beach, New York-JFK, Oakland, Orlando
  • KLM - Amsterdam
  • Korean Air - Seoul-Incheon
  • Lufthansa - Frankfurt, Munich
  • Mexicana - Cancún, Mexico City
  • OpenSkies - Paris-Orly
  • Saudi Arabian Airlines - Jeddah, Riyadh
  • Scandinavian Airlines - Copenhagen
  • South African Airways - Dakar, Johannesburg
  • Southwest Airlines - Chicago-Midway, Denver, Las Vegas, Orlando, Tampa
  • Sun Country Airlines - Minneapolis/St. Paul
  • TACA Airlines - San Salvador
  • Turkish Airlines - Istanbul-Atatürk
  • Virgin America - Los Angeles, San Francisco

Concourse C

  • Air Canada Jazz - Montréal-Trudeau, Ottawa
  • United Airlines (also uses Concourse D) - Accra, Albuquerque, Amsterdam, Aruba, Austin, Bahrain, Beijing-Capital, Boston, Brussels, Buenos Aires-Ezeiza, Cancún, Chicago-O'Hare, Denver, Dubai, Frankfurt, Geneva, Hartford, Houston-Intercontinental, Kuwait, Las Vegas, London-Heathrow, Los Angeles, Mexico City, Montego Bay, Moscow-Domodedovo, Munich, New Orleans, Orlando, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Phoenix, Portland (OR), Punta Cana, Raleigh/Durham, Rio de Janeiro-Galeão, Rome-Fiumicino, Sacramento, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, San Diego, San Francisco, San Juan, São Paulo-Guarulhos, Seattle/Tacoma, Tampa, Tokyo-Narita, Zürich

Concourse D

  • Aer Lingus - Madrid
  • Ethiopian Airlines - Addis Ababa

Concourse Z

  • US Airways - Charlotte
  • US Airways Express operated by Air Wisconsin - Charlotte
  • US Airways Express operated by Mesa Airlines - Charlotte
  • US Airways Express operated by PSA Airlines - Charlotte



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