Washington Ronald Reagan National Airport (DCA) Guide
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Directions & Transportation
- You will find the taxis at the exit of each Terminal.
- The Metrobus stop, goes to destinations not served by the Metrorail, is at the base of the Metrorail station.
- The Metrorail light-rail service for the city stops at Terminals B and C.
- Taxi, shuttle, bus, rail, limousines and car
- Airport Info:
- The information desks are located in all terminals. Travellers Aid will be found in Terminal A - 703 417 3972 and Terminals B and C - 703 417 3974
- Lost property is handled by the Authority Police - 703 417 8560 unclaimed luggage after 24 hours is taken to Central Lost and Found Office - 703 417 0673. A porter service is available in all the terminals.
- ATMs and Foreign exchange facilities are available throughout the airport.
- More Services:
- Anyone with dirty shoes can head to Terminal A. Dirty uniforms can go to the USO lounge in Terminal A for the US armed forces.
- Eating & Drinking:
- Virtually a shopping mall in this airport, including National Geographic, The Smithsonian Museum Store, fashion outlets, PGA shop, newsagencies etc
- If you complain at the endless choice here then there is something to please all tastes except yours with about 20 outlets.
- Business Facilities:
- Customer Service Centres in Terminals B and C will take care of Fax, photocopying, legal, insurance, currency exchange and other services.
- Disabled Facilities:
- The airport is fully accessible and has lifts, disabled toilets, reserved parking, telephones with raised Braille numbers and TDD telephones. Special assistance can be arranged on booking.
- Airlines Served:
- Air Canada, American Airlines Cargo, Continental, Delta Air Lines, Midway, Midwest Express, Northwest Airlines, Sky Way Enterprises, TWA, Trans States Airlines, US Airways, United Airlines.
- Airport Taxes:
- Departure tax is usually included in your ticket price, inquire on booking.
- Activities near the Airport:
- The airport is located just a short drive from the attractive U.S. capital, which is a fantastic place to visit as there are not only important buildings, but lots of open spaces: The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum - On 6th and Independence Ave, A short drive from the airport will take you to this world famous downtown museum that tracks the history of flight from the early days to space days. With 22 galleries, an IMAX, planetarium and flight simulators, it could keep you busy for hours. The White House - Since the attacks on the US in 1991 there are no longer public tours of the interior, but as the home to the in office U.S president its outside is a must see and there is a visitors centre which does a nice video tour. The Capitol - The home of U.S. politics and the congress is still acssesable via a guided tour which just about gives one a full idea of the political landscape of the U.S. since this became the nations capital in 1790.