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Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

General information Dulles International Airport

Country: United States (USA)
ISO code country: US
City: Washington
Airport name: Washington Dulles International Airport
Time zone: -5.0 GMT
Altitude: 95 meters
Length of runway: 3506 meters

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Dulles airport contacts: adress, zip code, phone

Tel: +1 703-572-2700
Adress: 1 Saarinen Cir, Dulles, VA 20166, USA
Web: http://flydulles.com/iad/dulles-international-airport

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General info about Dulles Airport

Washington Airport (IAD), or Dulles International Airport, is the largest airport near Washington D.C. It was named after the former U.S. politician John Foster Dulles, who was secretary of state of the United States in the 1950s. Dulles Airport, which opened in 1962, is no longer located on the territory of the capital Washington D.C., but 40 kilometers to the west, on the territory of the state of Virginia. There are two terminals: the main terminal and the midfield terminal. The midfield terminal handles mainly the passengers of the major Airlines. There are four runways around the two terminals. A fifth runway is still being planned. Washington airport handles about 25 million passengers a year and handles 350,000 tons of air freight, with 380,000 aircraft movements. The airport serves destinations all over the world. Within the USA there are flights to every major airport and to all states. The selection of international destinations is much smaller due to the proximity to New York JFK Airport. Most destinations outside the US are in South America and Europe. London, Dublin, Paris, Geneva, Madrid, Rome, Zurich, Vienna are on the flight schedule as well as Amsterdam, Munich, Frankfurt and Moscow. Depending on the location of the destination airport, a flight to Europe takes eight to eleven hours. The airlines that land at Washington Airport are mainly the major scheduled airlines. From Europe, these are Air Lingus, Air France, British Airways, Iberia, KLM and Lufthansa.

Airport Lounges

There are five airport lounges at Dulles International Airport. The operators are Northwest and United Airlines. All first and business class passengers of the operating airlines and their partner airlines have access. The lounges are equipped with televisions, newspapers and internet access as well as comprehensive catering.

Shops of IAD

Passengers who wish can go shopping at Washington IAD airport. Both the main terminal and the Midfield Terminal are home to various shops. There you can buy not only books and magazines but also fashionable clothes, jewelry, gifts, and souvenirs. Behind the passport controls, of course, there are also the classic duty-free shops. There are three of them at the airport.

Meeting and business facilities

The two business centers at Washington Airport are located at the East and west ends of the main terminal. There are currency exchange desks, insurance services and notary offices. In addition, you can use the fax machines, photocopiers and printers set up in the business centers.

Food and drink

The dining options at Washington Airport are very diverse, so there’s something for every taste. Passengers get a full meal in one of the various Restaurants and sit down pubs located in both terminals. This includes simple dining restaurants as well as grill bars, tequila and beer bars. In addition, there are various snack bars where you can buy sandwiches, tortillas, burgers or coffees in between. At Washington airport, there are several of them in both terminals.

Travellers with reduced mobility

Washington Airport is barrier-free and handicapped accessible. The public and sanitary facilities as well as the lifts are spacious and easily accessible for wheelchair users. At the airport, however, there are not only toilets for people with disabilities, but also public lounges, which are only equipped for the disabled. Passengers can also rent a wheelchair and order a companion from Travellers Aid. The staff of the aid organization is supporting disabled passengers during their stay at Washington Airport and takes them to the Gangway. The employees of the organization can be found at one of the six meeting points located in the main terminal and midfield Terminal. But you can also reach them by phone.

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Airlines alliances at Dulles Airport

  • SkyTeam
  • OneWorld
  • Star Alliance

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