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Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

Ronald Reagan Washington Airport (DCA)


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 concourse 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, Payless, and Enterprise. Rental car counters are located on the first floor in the Terminal Garage A.

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.

Transfer between terminals

A shuttle service is available throughout the airport to various terminals and parking. There are walkways between the terminals that allow passengers to walk between concourses without re-clearing security.


The airport has ATMs, charging stations for computers and cell phones, foreign exchange offices, a chapel, post office, a spa, 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 costs $6 per hour in the terminal parking lots and $25 per day. The Economy parking has no hourly rate, but cost $17 per day. Shuttles are available to transport passengers from the parking lots to the terminals.



Flights to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport can be booked on Air Canada Express, Alaska Airlines, American Airlines, Delta, Frontier Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Southwest Airlines and United 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.