Washington Dulles International Airport code (IAD)

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Washington Dulles International Airport is located in Loudoun and Fairfax counties in Virginia, United States, 42 km west of downtown Washington, D.C. The airport is named after John Foster Dulles, the 52nd Secretary of State who served under President Dwight D. Eisenhower. Dulles International Airport’s three-letter code was once DIA. When hand-written, it was often misread as DCA, another Washington airport. It was reversed to IAD to avoid confusion.

Airport Information

Airport Name: Washington Dulles International Airport
Airport Keywords: Washington Dulles Intl
Airport (IATA) Code: IAD


Continent: North America
Full Location: Washington, DC, United States
Website: Flydulles.com


Latitude: 38.953116
Longitude: -77.456539
Elevation: 279 (Feet)

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