Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD)

The Scoop On IAD

Whether you’re arriving or departing, find all the information you need about Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) for your next mood-lit ride on Virgin America.

IAD Airport Map

CHECK-IN

Main Terminal Door 1 to check in for all departing flights.

COUNTER HOURS

5:00 A.M. - 9:00 P.M. Eastern Time

CHECK-IN TIME

We recommend arriving 90 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights, and 120 minutes prior to departure for international flights.

CURBSIDE BAGGAGE HOURS

Curbside baggage is currently not available for Virgin America guests at IAD.

CHECKED BAGGAGE

Checked baggage will be accepted up until 45 minutes prior to flight departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior for international flights.

CARRY-ON

Check-in without bags closes 30 minutes prior to departure for domestic flights and 60 minutes prior for international flights.

ARRIVAL

Baggage Pick Up Carousel 14

BAGGAGE SERVICE HOURS

5:00 A.M. - 11:00 P.M. Eastern Time

TSA PRE CHECK

TSA Pre✓™ expedited screening is available at the Main Terminal of IAD 4:30 A.M. - 9:00 P.M.

PROHIBITED ITEMS

Certain sharp objects, liquids, foods, and gifts are not prohibited past security checkpoints. Read the TSA’s Prohibited Items list for more information about prohibited items in carry-on and checked baggage.

SPECIAL ASSISTANCE

Need help with unaccompanied minors, travelling with pets or infants, or in need of special assistance? Click here for information on our assistive services.

Getting Around Main Terminal

Zip through the Terminal like a pro with our IAD Main Terminal, Concourse B map, and find everything you need from WiFi to tasty eats when you arrive to Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) on your day of travel.

IAD Terminal Map

DINING PRE SECURITY

District ChopHouse
703.572.4699

DINING POST SECURITY - CONCOURSE B

Auntie Anne's
703.572.5208

Capitol Grounds Coffee
703.661.0999

Chipotle
703.661.5018

City Wok
703.572.6455

Five Guys
703.661.6676

Green Leaf's & Bananas
703.572.6474

Carrabba's Italian Grill
703.572.4688

Max & Erma's
703.572.6470

Starbucks Evenings
703.572.4606

Urban Market Starbucks
703.572.2572

Potbelly Sandwich Shop
703.572.6369

Vino Volo
703.996.8466

SHOPPING PRE SECURITY

Forbes News
703.349.4671

Hudson News
703.572.7349

iTravel 2
571.477.0151

SHOPPING POST SECURITY - CONCOURSE B

AMERICA!
703.572.6079

Appalachian Spring
703.996.8660

Coach
703.572.3385

Concourse Concession News
703.661.8361

Estee Lauder/M.A.C.
703.572.7585

Kiehl's
703.572.3355

Landau Jewelry
703.572.3198

L’OCCITANE
703.572.3210

Michael Kors
703.572.3177

Stellar News
703.572.1808

Swarovski
703.572.1465

Tax & Duty Free
703.572.0220

Techshowcase
703.661.8592

Thomas Pink
703.572.3420

Tumi
703.996.0737

Washingtonian News
703.539.5872

TRAVEL SERVICES PRE SECURITY

ICE Currency Change
703.572.3335

Capital One Bank ATM

ShoeShine

TRAVEL SERVICES POST SECURITY

Capital One Bank ATM

Massage Bar
703.572.6075

Smoking Lounge

WIFI

IAD provides complimentary WiFi in the Main Terminal and concourse areas. To access, simply select the complementary network for Dulles Airport WiFi network and a "splash screen" will appear. Review and accept the terms of the complimentary service.

CHARGING STATIONS

Free charging stations are located throughout each concourse gate areas at IAD Main Terminal. Additional charging stations are located in Concourse B Food Court near Gate B73.

SWEET EXTRAS

PET RELIEF AREA

Ruff ruff! Find relief for your pet at an IAD Pet Relief Area. Located outside the Main Terminal adjacent to Baggage Claim Carousel 1 and inside on opposite ends of the Main Terminal before security. Additional areas are located inside Concourse A, across from the Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse, and Concourse D across from Gate D1.

PUBLIC ART PROGRAM

The Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority Public Art Program is featured at IAD in dozens of sculptures​, paintings, live performances and exhibits throughout the airport. Performances and exhibitions are scheduled throughout the year to enhance the traveler’s experience at IAD.

MASSAGE BAR

Enjoy a massage post security at IAD at the Massage Bar. Located in Concourse B of the Main Terminal.

ELEVATE PARTNERS

Join Elevate and earn points when booking with select Elevate partners at and around IAD.

Alamo
800.462.5266

Hertz
800.654.3131

Avis
800.331.1212

National
800.277.7368

Budget
800.527.0700

AIRLINE PARTNERS

MAIN TERMINAL

Aeromexico
800.237.6639

Air China
800.882.8122

Emirates
800.777.3999

Ethiopian Airlines
800.445.2733

Etihad Airways
877.690.0767

Icelandair
877.435.9423

Korean Air
800.438.5000

South African Airlines
800.722.9675

Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
800.221.2350

Turkish Airlines
800.874.8875

Virgin Atlantic
877.359.8474

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