Posted on April 19th, 2018
Washington Dulles International Airport (IATA: IAD, ICAO: KIAD, FAA LID: IAD) is one of three major commercial airports serving the Washington DC and Baltimore metropolitan areas; the others are Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI) and Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA). Outside of New York, Dulles Airport has the most international commercial passenger traffic of any of the airports in the mid-Atlantic region. The Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority is the operator of this airport which comprises more than 13,000 acres in Loudoun and Fairfax Counties in Virginia.
Named for John Foster Dulles, the 52nd Secretary of State the main terminal of this commercial airport is a famous landmark designed by architect Eero Saarinen.