Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) handles close to 24 million passengers each year. This architecturally beautiful airport is situated 26 miles (42km) from downtown Washington DC and serves a metropolitan area that includes Washington, Baltimore and Northern Virginia.
Washington Dulles International Airport was named after John Foster Dulles who was a former US Secretary of State. The airport is well-connected to Washington and Virginia, and is also connected to more than 125 destinations around the world, making it a popular gateway to the eastern United States.
The airport has a range of shopping options including book shops, fashion, jewelry, gifts, gadgets and music. The duty-free shops at the Washington Dulles International Airport are well-stocked and the amenities are top-class.
The airport serves as a hub for United Airlines, however passengers can book flights to Washington Dulles International Airport on most major international and domestic airlines.