Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA)
(Washington, District of Columbia - DC, USA)
Set in a particularly modern building, Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is a three terminal facility, situated just 4 miles / 7 km to the south of central Washington. An important operational base for US Airways, Washington's number two airport is sited on the banks of the Potomac River, next to Pentagon City and close to the Thomas Jefferson Memorial.
A number of different air carriers operate from the Ronald Reagan Washington Airport, providing non-stop flights to some 80 notable US and Canadian destinations. With over 19 million passengers passing through the facility's three terminals and 45 gates each year, it is actually busier than many of the world's largest international airports.
A solid ground transport infrastructure offers buses and trains operated by the highly efficient Metrorail service. Other popular transport options at the Ronald Reagan Washington Airport (DCA) include shuttles, hotel shuttles, taxis and limousine pickup services.
Crossing the adjacent Potomac River is necessary in order to reach central Washington DC. The airport is linked to the river by the George Washington Memorial Parkway (GW Parkway), which leads to the Arlington Memorial Bridge, George Mason Memorial Bridge and the Arland D. Williams Jr. Memorial Bridge (14th Street Bridge), carrying the I-395 interstate
About Washington Tourism
As the capital of the United States, Washington DC is a city of great importance and one which draws many visitors who are interested in its fascinating past, its highly relevant present and its unpredictable future. For tourists interested in getting a deeper insight into the country's political past and present, limited tours of the White House are available, while children will always enjoy a trip to the National Aquarium and the National Zoological Park (Smithsonian Zoo). Washington DC tours onboard a sightseeing trolleybus offer a simple way to learn more about this city, starting at the Union Station and taking in prominent sights such as the US Capitol, the Jefferson Memorial, the Lincoln Memorial, the National Archives, Dupont Circle and Georgetown University, before finishing the tour at Chinatown.
Ronald Reagan Airport (DCA) is also close to some fascinating museums, which include the National Air and Space Museum, the Science Museum of Virginia and the Smithsonian Institution. Around Washington, there are many areas worthy of exploring by car, such as Assateague Island, Harper's Ferry, Georgetown and the Potomac Valley and Chesapeake Bay.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA):|
|Address: 1 Aviation Circle, Washington, District of Columbia (DC), 20001, USA|
|Airport Code: DCA
Tel: +1 703 417 8000
Fax: +1 703 417 8002