Washington, DC Airport Codes

WAS is the abbreviation code for Washington, DC Airport. According to Abbreviation Finder, WAS can also mean:

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Washington, DC Airport Codes

Washington, DC Airport, all airports (IAD, DCA, BWI) (WAS)

WAS is the metropolitan area code of the US capital. The individual airports are Washington Dulles International (IAD), Washington-Ronald Reagan National (DCA) and Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) near Baltimore (Maryland ).

  • Time zone: GMT -5
  • Service phone: +1 703 417-8600 (MWAA); +1 410-859-7683 (MDOT MAA)
  • Address: 1 Aviation Circle, Washington, DC 20001-6000; Third Floor, Terminal Building, BWI Airport, MD 21240-0766
  • Operator: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority & Maryland Aviation Administration
  • Nearby cities: Washington (1 km), Arlington (5 km), Alexandria (9 km), Baltimore (58 km)
  • Flight distribution on the days of the week: Monday (14.91%), Tuesday (14.56%), Wednesday (14.87%), Thursday (15.11%), Friday (15.31%), Saturday (10.88%), Sunday (14.35%)
  • other spellings: Wakinekona, DC, Waşington, Vašingtonas, Vaşington, Wachintòn, Vaşinqton, Vašingtuons, Uashington, Waszyngton, Vašington, Ουάσινγκτον (Περιφέρεια, τ V Κ, ওয়াশিংটন, ডি.সি., واشنطن العاصمة, ዋሺንግተን ዲሲ, واشنگٹن ڈی سی, डिस्ट्रिक्ट ऑफ कोलंबिया, واشینگتن ، دی. سی., Вашингтон, ვაშინგტონი, וושינגטון די. סי., Waszyngtůn, Վաշինգտոն (Կոլումբիա), 워싱턴, 华盛顿 哥伦比亚 特区, वॉशिंग्टन डी.सी., واشینگتن دی.سی., വാഷിങ്ടൺ, ഡി.സി., ਵਾਸ਼ਿੰਗਟਨ, वाशिङ्ग्टन्, வாசிங்டன், டி. சி., וואשינגטאן די סי, వాషింగ్టన్, డి.సి., واشينطون, วอชิงตัน ดี.ซี., ワ シ ン ト ン, 華盛頓 特區, 華盛頓 哥倫比亞 特區, Уашиҥтон

Most popular destinations from Washington-DC, all airports (IAD, DCA, BWI) (flights per week)

  1. Washington DC – Ronald Reagan National Airport, VA (833, 18.88%)
  2. Boston Logan International Airport, MA (212, 4.81%)
  3. Atlanta International Airport (170, 3.85%)
  4. New York – La Guardia Airport, NY (161, 3.65%)
  5. Orlando International Airport, FL (106, 2.40%)
  6. Nashville International Airport, TN (91, 2.06%)
  7. Charlotte Douglas International Airport, NC (89, 2.02%)
  8. Minneapolis – St. Paul International Airport, MN (89, 2.02%)
  9. Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport, MI (80, 1.81%)
  10. Dallas – Fort Worth International Airport, TX (75, 1.70%)
  11. Other (56.8%)

Top airlines (share of take-offs / landings)

  1. American Airlines (2469, 40.22%)
  2. Southwest Airlines (727, 11.84%)
  3. Westjet (239, 3.89%)
  4. United Airlines (208, 3.39%)
  5. Delta Air Lines (191, 3.11%)
  6. JetBlue Airways (181, 2.95%)
  7. Aeroméxico (125, 2.04%)
  8. Virgin Atlantic Airways (125, 2.04%)
  9. Air New Zealand (114, 1.86%)
  10. KLM (108, 1.76%)
  11. Other (26.9%)

The Washington Dulles International Airport, which openedin 1962,is the largest and most important commercial airport in the metropolitan area of ​​Washington DC. It is located approximately 40 kilometers northwest of downtown Washington. Ronald Reagan National Airport is approximately 30 miles away and Baltimore Airport is approximately 95 kilometers away. It is very easy to get to by car via Virginia State Route 267 as well as State Route 28.

In addition to the usual options for arriving and departing with your own car, taxi, rental car, shuttle van or limousine, there is also the option of using local public transport. The MARC bus route 5A runs regularly between the airport and L’Enfant Plaza in downtown, which also stops at the Rosslyn metro station (Orange + Blue Line) and at the Tysons-Westpark Transit Station in Tysons Corner, between the airport and the West If Church metro station (Orange Line) runs regularly every 30 minutes, the “Washington Flyer Coach Service”. Passengers arriving by train or bus (Amtrak + Greyhound) drive from Union Station (Red Line) either in the direction of L’Enfant Station (to Bus route 5A) or with the Red Line to the Metro Center Station and then change to the Orange Line.

Washington – Ronald Reagan National Airport opened in 1941 is designed for flights within North America only and is located approximately only 5 kilometers south of downtown. Washington Dulles Airport is approximately 30 miles and Baltimore Airport is approximately 37 miles. It is also very easy to get to by car, either via the signposted Interstate I-395, via Virginia State Route 400 or via US Highway # 1. In addition to the usual arrival and departure options, there is also the option of using local public transport. The “Yellow” and “Blue” metro lines run regularly between the airport and downtown.

The Baltimore-Washington International “Thurgood Marshall” Airport opened in 1950is approximately 10 miles southwest of downtown Baltimore. Washington Dulles Airport is approximately 95 kilometers away and Ronald Reagan Airport is approximately 60 kilometers away. The airport, like the others, is very easy to reach by car, either via the signposted Interstate I-195 or via Maryland Route 295 (Baltimore-Washington Parkway). Since 1980, the airport has had its own train station, the BWI Rail Station, at which the Amtrak “Northeast Corridor” route and the MARC “Penn Line” route regularly stop. A free shuttle service runs between the BWI Airport Rail Station and the terminal, which is just 2 kilometers away. Furthermore, the bus route # C-60 to Annapolis runs regularly from the main terminal,

A direct public shuttle bus service between all three airports is currently not available.

Passengers who have to transfer between Dulles Airport and Reagan National Airport should first travel to Rosslyn Station (Orange + Blue Line) and then change to the Blue or Yellow metro line towards Franconia-Springfield / Huntington.

Passengers between the airport Dulles / Reagan National Airport and the Baltimore airport need to change, drive to Union Station and then change to Amtrak or the “Penn Line” of MARC. Drive to the BWI Rail Station, from there is a regular and free shuttle bus service to the airport. Alternatively, you can also take the green metro line (Green Line) from the L’Enfant Plaza station in downtown to the Greenbelt station and then change to the metro bus route B30, which also goes directly to Baltimore Airport.