Washington Dulles Airport - IAD Guide to Washington Dulles Airport

Washington Dulles Airport (IAD)

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The airport is named after John Foster Dulles, the 52nd Secretary of State.


In 2017, Dulles Airport handled more than 22M passengers. This figure ranks the airport between the three major airports in Baltimore-Washington Metropolitan area.

Terminal Information + info

Dulles Airport Terminal consist of a Main Passenger Terminal building, which is connected to a couple of Midfield Concourses (A-B and C-D), from where both international and domestic flights are hosted.

Please, note that the International Arrivals building is an independent building attached to the Main Terminal.


Inter-terminal transportation

The AeroTrain connects the Main Terminal with A, B and C gates within 2 minutes.

Free shuttle buses also connect the Main Terminal with Garage 1.



As said, Dulles Airport Terminal is composed by a couple of Concourses buildings:

- Concourses A-B: Hosting boarding gates A1-A32 and B35-B79. Mainly operate international flights and some regional charter flights.

- Concourses C-D: Hosting boarding gates C1-C30 and D1-D32. Exclusively for United Airlines carrier. More info

Lost and Found center

Office: Baggage Claim area.

Security Poing - Phone:

703-662-2234. Opening hours: Monday - Saturday from 10am to 2:30pm. On Sundays and Holidays, closed.

Transport + info

Washington Dulles Airport is connected to downtown by the following ground transportation:


- Silver Line Express Bus: Links the airport with the Silver Line’s Wiehle-Reston East Metro station in about 15 minutes. Price: $5 for one way. More information


- Fairfax Connector Bus: Fairfax Bus offers two routes: 981 and 983. Route 981: stops at the Smithsonian Udvar-Hazy Air & Space Museum. Route 983: It is subjected by the opening hours of the museum. As well as route 981, it serves the Reston population. More information


- Metrobus: Route 5A: runs to/from Rosslyn VA and L’Enfant Plaza in Washington D.C. including the Herndon–Monroe Park and Ride garage as well. More information


- Taxi: Get within 30 minutes to downtown Washington DC. To pick up one taxi follow the Ground Transportation signs marked at the Main Terminal (lower level). To call a taxi: 703-572-TAXI (703-572-8294). More information


Rental Cars :

Several agencies provide car rental offers available to all drivers who request itCheck here car rental options!

To get more information about transportation from IAD airport, please, visit the Transport online page.

Contact Information

Address: 1 Saarinen Cir, Dulles, VA 20166, U.S.A.
Telephone: +1 703.572.2700

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