Ronald Reagan Washington Natl Airport Guide (DCA)
< Cheap flights to Washington
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located 3 miles south of downtown Washington, DC. DCA is the closest commercial airport to Washington, DC. In 2010, over 18 million passengers passed through Reagan National Airport. The airport opened in 1941 and was renamed in honor of President Ronald Reagan in 1998.
Transfer between Terminals
Reagan National Airport has three terminals: Terminals A, B, and C. The terminals are accessible by foot.
Nearby Airport Hotels
Residence Inn Arlington Capital View, 2850 South Potomac Ave, Arlington, VA 22207, This Residence Inn boast complimentary breakfast, free wireless internet, and a free shuttle service. Crystal City Marriott at Reagan National Airport, 1999 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Arlington, VA 22202, This Marriott offers its guests on-site dining, a fitness center, and a free shuttle service.
Transport into Town
Rail: DCA is located on Washington’s metro system. Trains on the Yellow and Blue metro lines stop at the airport. The metro station is located adjacent to Terminals B and C. An underground pedestrian walkway and shuttle service provides access to Terminal A. Bus: Both Metrobuses and private shuttle operate from the airport. Taxi: Taxis are available outside each terminal. Uniformed taxi dispatchers assist passengers with finding the appropriate taxi. Amtrak: Two local Amtrak stations are accessible from the airport via the Metro Rail. Washington’s Union Station and Alexandria Station are both located near DCA.
American Admiral's Club Lounge is located in Terminal B on the Mezzanine level. Delta Sky Club Lounge is located in Concourse B above Gate 15. United Club is located in Terminal B opposite G 11. US Airways Club has two locations in Terminal C, Airside. USO Lounge is located in Terminal A across from the Lost and Found, and is open from 6am - 10pm.
Approximately 15 airlines serve DCA. Reagan National is a hub for US Airways. US Airways accounts for 19.97% of traffic at DCA, Delta Air Lines accounts for 13.00% of traffic, and American Airlines in third with 12.71%.
Free wireless internet is available throughout the airport. DCA supports an airport Arts Program. The airport is home to rotating exhibits, live performances, and an extensive Gallery Walk located in Terminal A. The airport is located on the former site of Abingdon Plantation. Two restored plantation buildings are located between parking Garage A and Garage B/C, and historical artifacts are on display inside the airport. An Interfaith chapel is located in Concourse B.
Hourly and daily parking is available in three garages within close proximity to the terminals. Hourly parking in Garages A, B, and C costs $5 per hour or $36 maximum for 24 hours. Daily parking in Garages A, B, and C costs $5 per hour or $22 maximum for 24 hours. Long-term parking can be located in the Economy Parking Lot and costs $3 per hour or $14 maximum for 24 hours.
Cheap Flights to Ronald Reagan Washington Natl
Historical prices for Washington flights.