Washington Dulles Airport Informational Guide to Washington Dulles Airport (IAD) - NON OFFICIAL

Washington Dulles Airport Main Terminal

Washington Dulles Airport is formed by a large main passenger terminal which handles both domestic and international flights.

The International Arrivals building is immediately attached to the Main Terminal and only handles international arrivals. 

Levels

Arrivals level

This is the arrivals and baggage claim area. It is also home of the AeroTrain Station. Access to the AeroTrain and shuttle buses, also to Z, A, B and D gates. There is access to transportation options too. 

International Arrivals are located to the right of the lower level.

Services: Baggage claim carousels, ATMs, lost & found, nursing room, information counter, food, drink and retail concessions.

Departures level

This is the Departures and ticketing level, where the check-in facilities are located with both security checkpoints, east and west, straight to Z Gates (Z6-Z10), passenger walkway to both A and B Gates and to D and C gates by shuttle. It recounts with a total of 123 gates.

Services: Currency exchange, information counter, pet relief area, CEAR Security lane, souvenir store, kids’ funway for children area, shoe deposit and charging stations.

In order to access to gates there are three possible ways: By the pedestrian walkway, the AeroTrain and a shuttle bus. 

IAD Airport has 2 Concourses buildings: A & B and C & D, two satellites connected to the Main Terminal. 

Concourses A-B

It is home of A Gates (A1-A32) and B Gates (B35-B79). These gates are connected to the main terminal by a walkway and also by train shuttles.

A Gates mostly operates with international flights, having several gates that manage regional jets and small planes. These gates are located on the ground floor. 

B Gates operate with all non-United domestic and Canada flights but some international carriers use them as well. They have direct connection with the AeroTrain.

The shuttle bus to D Gates is located close to A6 Gate.

Services: Currency exchange, duty free stores, children’s play area.

Concourses C-D

It is home of C Gates (C1-C30) and D Gates (D1-D32). Both are connected by a walkway.

A shuttle bus to A gates is available close to Gate D11. There are some services available too. 

Services

- Restaurants and cafeterias
- Shops
- Duty Free
- Disability services
- Information Desk 
- Lost and Found
- Baggage Carts
- Charging Stations
- Currency Exchange

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Lounges

Turkish Airlines Lounge Washington D.C.: Concourse B. Open from 6:00 am to 11:00 pm. Services: Food, snacks, showers, snacks, flight monitors, among others. 

Passes start at 49$ per person. 

Lufthansa Business Lounge: Concourse B. Open from 8:20 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Premium food, snacks, Wi-Fi, drinks, showers, newspapers and magazines, TV, non-smoking. 

Passes start at 45$ per person. 

Etihad Airways First & Business Class Lounge Concourse A: Open from first departure to last departure of the day. Services: Snacks, food, showers, Wi-Fi, TV, Children’s Area, Internet Terminals, among others. 

Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse: Concourse A. Open from 6:00 am to 1:30 pm and 2:20 pm to 6:20 pm. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, snacks, flight monitors, snacks, beer, among others. 

Air France/KLM Lounge: Concourse A. Open from 11:30 am to 2:00 pm and from 6:00 pm to 7:20 pm. Services: Premium food, drinks, Wi-Fi, showers, newspapers and magazines, TV, printers, among others. 

British Airways The Concorde Dining Room: Concourse B. Open from 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Services: Food, Wi-Fi, snacks, beer and wine, drinks, among others. 

British Airways Galleries Lounge (Priority Pass): Concourse B. Open from 7:00 am to 2:00 pm. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, flight monitors, showers, drinks, among others. 

Lufthansa Senator Lounge: Concourse B. Open from 8:20 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Premium food, snacks, showers, Wi-Fi, among others. 

British Airways Galleries Lounge: Concourse B. Open from 2:30 pm to 10:30 pm. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, snacks, showers, among others. 

United Airlines United Club (Gate C4): Concourse C. Open from 11:00 am to 6:30 pm. Services: Premium food, snacks, Wi-Fi, drinks, among others. 

United Airlines United Club (Gate C7): Concourse C. Open from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Snacks, drinks, Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, among others. 

United Airlines United Club (Gate C17): Concourse C. Open from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Snacks Wi-Fi, newspapers and magazines, among others.

United Airlines United Club: Concourse D. Open from 5:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Snacks, Wi-Fi, drinks, newspapers and magazines, TV, Internet Terminals, among others.  

USO Lounge: Main Concourse. Open from 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. Services: Premium food, Wi-Fi, Internet Terminals, snacks, TV, printer, among others. 

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