Welcome to Dulles International Airport
Average TSA Security Checkpoint Wait Times (IAD) based on April 2013 data from East and West Main Terminal checkpoints (Click here for current wait times):
|Time||Average Wait Time|
|4:00 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.||Up to 15 minutes|
|8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.||5-10 minutes|
|10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.||Up to 25 minutes|
|12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.||Up to 15 minutes|
|2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.||10-25 minutes|
|5:00 p.m. and later||Up to 15 minutes|
TSA Pre✓™ is available. Click here to learn more.
parking spaces, taking a taxi, coach, van or public transportation, getting to Dulles is easier than ever. Click here to view options and fares
here on the website. Click here to view wait times on your smartphone. Since both mezzanines are connected beyond security, passengers have the option to select the line with the shorter wait.
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Arts Program News
- Asian-Pacific Heritage Month Performances: Dulles Airport will be hosting Asian Pacific Heritage Month Performances in May. Passengers and visitors can experience Asian-Pacific culture and heritage with events to include performances by Miji, a popular girl group hailing from South Korea, that performs well-known American and K-pop songs; traditional Japanese Taiko drums; demonstrations of the dance phenomenon Gangnam Style; and other traditional Filipino, Afghan and Indian performances. View the schedule here.
- "Wonder of Wonders" by artist Yuriko Yamaguchi was recently installed near the airport's A-Gates AeroTrain Station. The permanent abstract artwork, cast in bronze in a variety of mettalic hues, is specially mounted into place to accent the walkway leading to the A Concourse.
- The new Gateway Gallery exhibit “Mars as Art” showcases more than 45 NASA and European Space Agency images taken from orbit and on the surface of Mars by spacecraft that have visited there. The photos allow passengers to experience the cosmic bodies around Mars and on its surface through stunning photographic images. “Mars as Art” will be on display until November 30, 2013, in the Gateway Gallery at Dulles International Airport.
- Wall for Peace 2011 On Display at Dulles
Dulles Airport has DC-based artist Anil Revri’s Wall for Peace 2011 sculpture on display in Concourse A/B. The 7 feet long, 6 ½ feet high art piece, encourages religious and social tolerance throughout the world and continues this effort at the Airport, a hub of international travel activity. The artwork will be on display through July 2013.
Scheduled Lane Closures on Dulles Airport Access Highway: Week of May 19-25
For an overview of scheduled lane closures which are due to ongoing construction of the Dulles Corridor Metrorail Project, visit here.
* IN ADDITION, unscheduled or intermittent lane closures along other portions of the highway could occur for work related to the Metrorail. Please use caution when driving near construction areas.
Click here to view a map of the ramp.
The Latest-Generation Aircraft Serve Dulles PassengersWant to fly on the newest widebody aircraft? Book a flight on one of these international routes:
- Dulles to Addis Ababa on Ethiopian Airlines - Flights on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner began August 15, 2012.
- Dulles to Frankfurt on Lufthansa - Flights on the Boeing 747-8 Intercontinental began June 1, 2012.
- Dulles to Paris on Air France - Flights on the Airbus A380 began in June 2011.
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Volunteer at Your Local Airports!There is a need for volunteers to work with Travelers Aid at Dulles International and Reagan National Airports. You can also choose to be a Mobile Guide, a service in which you scout for travelers with questions and assist them. If you can spare 3 1/2 to 4 hours a week and would like to help air travelers, please contact Travelers Aid:
- To inquire about volunteer opportunities at Dulles please click here to send an email
- Click here for Travelers Aid assistance and paging information at Dulles
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