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Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour

Dupont Circle and Embassy Row Architecture Tour
Duration:
2 hours
From:
USD 38.00
Gilded Age opulent mansions and grand embassies line the streets of Washington DC's most fashionable neighborhood, Dupont Circle. Walk along Embassy Row and see some of the city's most impressive properties, spanning the architectural gamut from Neo-classical to Beaux-Arts to Queen Anne and more. Hear the stories and scandals that helped shape the Nation behind the doors of the District's most extravagant homes.

Private DC Monuments at Night Biking Tour

Private DC Monuments at Night Biking Tour
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 299.00
Cycle through the streets of DC to experience the monuments at night. With fewer tourists and light traffic, take in the breathtaking sights and serenity while enjoying an easy ride around the city. Have a personalized experience with this private 2.5-hour bike tour.

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Washington Dulles International Airport

Where is Washington Dulles Airport?  


Washington Dulles International Airport (IATA: IAD, ICAO: KIAD, FAA LID: IAD), also referred to as Washington Dulles Airport, or simply Dulles Airport, is located in Sterling (Dulles), Virginia, 41.6 kilometres (26 miles) west of downtown Washington, District of Columbia, United States. The airport is named to honour John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. The community of Sterling, where the airport is located, has subsequently adopted the Dulles moniker.


In 2013, Washington Dulles Airport served 21,701,353 passengers, making it the 2nd busiest of the three airports serving Washington, D.C. The busiest is Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport (BWI). The 3rd airport serving DC is Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA).


Construction is now underway to connect the airport to Washington via the Silver Line of the Washington Metro. Initial plans called for completion in 2016, however officials now expect to complete construction in 2017.


Washington Dulles Airport is a hub for Frontier Airlines, Silver Airways and United Airlines. Other airlines that fly to Washington Dulles Airport include Air China, Air France, All Nippon Airways, American Airlines, British Airways, Delta Air Lines, Emirates, Ethiopian Airlines, Etihad Airways, Icelandair, JetBlue Airways, KLM, Korean Air, Lufthansa, Qatar Airways, Saudia, South African Airways, Southwest Airlines, Turkish Airlines, US Airways, Virgin America and Virgin Atlantic.


Cities with flights to Washington Dulles Airport include Abu Dhabi, Amsterdam, Aruba, Bahrain, Beijing, Bogota, Brussels, Cancún, Doha, Dubai, Dublin, Frankfurt, Guatemala City, Honolulu, Istanbul, Johannesburg, Kuwait, London, Los Angeles, Madrid, Mexico City, Moscow, Munich, New York, Paris, Riyadh, Rome, San Francisco, San José de Costa Rica, San Juan, San Salvador, São Paulo, Seoul, Singapore, St. Maarten, St. Thomas, Tokyo and Vancouver.


Your best bet for a Washington Dulles Airport transfer is a bus. Details on all options are included in this guide.


Or, to truly arrive stress free, treat yourself to a private Washington Dulles Airport transfer from IHateTaxis.


 

 Other Items of Interest at Washington Dulles Airport


Above the B-Gates AeroTrain Station hangs the Daedalus 87, the first human powered aircraft. The aircraft spans 112 feet and is named for the mythological inventor of aviation. It was built by students, faculty and graduates of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). The exhibit offers several views of the aircraft as passengers ride the escalators and elevators around it. To locate the exhibit, check out Gallery Walk Map.



The Gateway Gallery is located in the connector walkway between the AeroTrain C-Gates station and the C Concourse. The gallery provides an opportunity for local photography associations to showcase the works of their member photographers. Forty-eight images are displayed in backlit frames. To locate the gallery exhibits, check out Gallery Walk Map.



The airport also offers:

  • 10 minute manicures: Concourse D (D13)
  • Massage bar: Concourse B (B71)
  • Shoeshine: Main Terminal (pre-security and baggage level), Concourse C (Aerostation)
  • Charging stations in gate areas for electronic devices
  • United Service Organizations (USO) lounge
  • Travelers Aid
  • Interfaith Chapel open 24x7 across from Gate A28
  • Smithsonian Museum Store
  • Borders Books Stores: Concourse B (Aerostation), Concourse C (c18), Concourse D (D14)
  • Duty Free


 

The Dulles main terminal is a well-known landmark designed by Eero Saarinen.

 

*NEW* IAD Washington Dulles International Airport now offers eight parking spaces equipped with charging stations for electric cars. See Long Term Parking for details.




Additional Washington Dulles Airport information may be found by visiting their official website below.



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Last Updated: 12 Apr 2016