IAD Airport

Washington Dulles

IAD Airport
Washington Dulles
Washington Dulles International Airport is located in Chantilly, Virginia, on 12,000 acres of land on suburbs of downtown Washington, DC. The main terminal was opened in 1962 and was designed by the architect Eero Saarinen.
Dulles is an important hub for national and international air travel with several legacy and low-cost airlines that provide air services worldwide. The current four-runway configuration has a capacity of up to 600,000 aircraft operations per year. With the construction of a future fifth runway, the capacity of the airfield could increase to 1 million aircraft operations per year.
Management company:  Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority 
Address: 1 Saarinen Circle - Dulles, VA 20166
Telephone: (703) 572-2700 - (703) 572-6240

IATA code: IAD
National code: US

Transport to/from the airport
Silver Line Express Bus to Metrorail Station
Metrorail to Washington Dulles is closer. With direct service from Dulles Airport to Metro's Silver Line, the Silver Line Express Bus provides a connection between Dulles' Terminal and the Wiehle-Reston East Metrorail Station on Metrotrail's Silver Line. The trip takes about 15 minutes.
By car from Downtown Washington DC: go west on I-66 to exit 67 (VA-267 W - Dulles Airport/I-495 N/Baltimore). Follow signs to the airport, approximately 16 miles from exit 67.
Washington Flyer Taxicabs serve Washington Dulles International Airport. The Taxi stands are located outside the main Terminal. A ride into DC will cost about $60-$70. 24-hour service to and from the Airport.
Car Rental
All rental car companies are located on the airport and free shuttle buses, operated by each rental car company, take you between the rental car facility and the Terminal. Is possible to rent a car at the airport with Alamo, Avis, Budget, Dollar, Enterprise, Hertz, National, Sixt and Thrifty.
Text by Alisè Vitri
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Updated September 2019
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