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Washington Dulles International Airport

Dulles International Airport is located in Dulles, Virginia[?] and serves the Washington, DC metro-region. It is a hub to United Airlines.

In 1962, the metropolitan area of Washington, D.C. (with much help from the federal government) opened a large airport (in addition to the eventually renamed Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport) to serve the city and surrounding communities. Designed by famed Finnish architect Eero Saarinen, the airport was constructed west of the town of Herndon, on the border of Fairfax and Loudoun Counties Virginia and the airport is called Washington Dulles International Airport after Dwight Eisenhower's United States Secretary of State John Foster Dulles. While initially considered a white elephant, it has steadily grown. The airport serves both as a regional hub and, along with Baltimore-Washington International Airport as the international gateway to Washington D.C. Its IATA airport code is IAD.

A flight from Dulles, American Airlines Flight 77 was crashed into the Pentagon on September 11.

Dulles International has 7 Concourses

Table of contents

Main Terminal ("M" Gates)

"H" Gates

Midfield Concourse A

Midfield Concourse B

Midfield Concourse C

Midfield Concourse D

International Arrivals Building

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