Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, commonly known as National Airport, is located just 4 miles from downtown Washington, DC in Arlington County, Virginia. See a map. National Airport has a short runway that limits the size of the aircraft to a maximum of a Boeing 767. The airport provides domestic flights and a few flights to Canada and the Caribbean. Shuttles depart every half hour to New York and Boston.
For information about flight reservations and pricing, you'll have to call the specific airline directly or check online with a reservation service.
Airlines Serving National AirportAir Canada
Air Canada Jazz
America West Airlines
US Airways Shuttle
US Airways Express
Recent Improvements to Security ScreeningReagan National was among the first airports in the country to debut TSA Pre-Check. This program opens expedited screening lanes to frequent flyers of Delta, Alaska and US Airways, active members of the U.S. military who show their "CAC" (Common Access Card) at the checkpoint and passengers enrolled in "Global Entry."
Parking at National AirportParking lots provide hourly, daily and economy parking. Daily parking and hourly parking is available in Parking Garages A, B, and C and Lot A-2. Courtesy shuttle buses are available from the parking lots to the terminals, although the garages are within walking distance of the terminals. Parking spaces are limited at National Airport. During peak travel times, parking lots may be full. Passengers are advised to call (703) 417-PARK, or (703) 417-7275 before driving to the Airport. Read more about airport parking
Ground TransportationTaxicabs are readily available outside the terminal. Advance reservations are not needed.
SuperShuttle, a van service offers shared rides within the metropolitan area. For information, call 1-800-BLUEVAN.
Rental Cars On-site include Avis, Budget, Dollar, Hertz and National.
The Washington Metrorail has an elevated station connected to the concourse level of terminals B and C at National Airport. For more information, call (202) 637-7000.
Got an early morning flight? You may want to considering staying overnight at a hotel near National Airport. See Hotels Near National