Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) is located in Dulles, Virginia, United States, about 26 miles (41 kilometers) west of downtown Washington, D.C. It is the primary international airport serving the Washington metropolitan area.
As a major hub for United Airlines, IAD offers nonstop flights to destinations across the United States and around the world, including Canada, Mexico, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East. Some of the airlines that fly to IAD include United Airlines, Air France, British Airways, Lufthansa, Emirates, Qatar Airways, and Turkish Airlines.
The surrounding area of IAD offers many attractions for tourists, including historical sites, museums, parks, and shopping areas. In nearby Washington, D.C., visitors can explore landmarks like the White House, the National Mall, the Smithsonian museums, and the Lincoln Memorial. There are also numerous parks and outdoor spaces, including Great Falls Park, the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, and the National Arboretum. The area also offers a variety of shopping and dining options, including the Tysons Corner Center and the Reston Town Center.