Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington Airport (DCA)


Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport is a hub for the largest carrier in the United States - US Airways. DCA accepts flights from across North America and the Caribbean with routes between DC and Atlanta, New York, Dallas, Miami, Houston and Chicago being the busiest.

DCA is well connected to downtown Washington via the Metrorail, making it a convenient airport to use when travelling in the region.


Three miles (4.8 km) south of Washington DC

Getting to the city

The airport has a Metrorail station connected to the councourse level of Terminals B and C which offers connecting service to downtown Washington DC. Metrobus provides service to Washington DC on weekend mornings when the Metro isn't operating. There are several shuttle companies that offer door-to-door service within the city.


GMT -5 (GMT -4 from March to November).


Tel: +1 (703) 417-8000.

Car rental

There are several car hire companies with offices at Ronald Reagan Washington Airport, including Alamo, Avis, Budget, Hertz, Dollar, Thrifty and Enterprise.

Airport Taxis

There are taxi stands located near the baggage claim exits of each terminal. The taxis are metred and charge additional fees per person and bag.


The airport has ATMs, charging stations for computers and cell phones, foreign exchange offices, a chapel, post office, and a number of shops and restaurants within the terminal. There is also a USO Lounge available for American military personnel. There is complimentary wireless internet access throughout the airport.


Parking at DCA ranges from hourly lots costing $2 per 30 minutes for the first two hours, to $4 per hour thereafter and $36 per day. Daily lots charge $5 per hour or $20 per day. The economy lot rates start at $ 3 per hour and go up to $12 per day.




Flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport can be booked on US Airways, Delta, JetBlue, AirTran, American Airlines, Continental, Alaska Airlines, Air Canada and Spirit Airlines.


Free wifi is available throughout the airport.

Business Lounges

There are several airline lounges at the airport including United Airlines Red Carpet Club, US Airways, Northwest World Club, the Delta Crown Room Club, Continental Presidents Club and American Airlines Admirals Club. They generally offer photocopying, faxing and Internet facilities as well as complimentary snacks, cash bar and newspapers.

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Taxis: the taxi fares above are intended as a guideline only.