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Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

More federal cash to be sought for new Dulles terminal

If there’s more federal funding available for a planned new 14-gate concourse at Washington Dulles International Airport, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will take it. The authority has applied for additional grant funding to support the half-billion-dollar project, CEO Jack...

McLean’s Sudow will again chair Airports Authority

Meet the new boss, same as the old boss! William Sudow of McLean on Nov. 16 was re-elected by his colleagues to chair the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s board of directors for 2023. Sudow is a Virginia representative on the body. Also...

Holiday travelers urged to plan before heading to airports

Don’t say you haven’t been warned to plan ahead if you’re aiming to park at Northern Virginia’s two major airports over the holiday season. Officials with the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority continue to put out the warning that spaces may...

Airport officials: Plan ahead if flying away for holidays

With passenger levels back to pre-pandemic levels, travelers using the local region’s two major airports have some planning to do. The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority is advising airport travelers to expect congested airport-area roads, full parking facilities and busy terminals...

With passengers back, local airports prep for holiday travel

Northern Virginia’s two passenger airports continue to edge ever closer to pre-pandemic traveler counts, with the upcoming holiday season potentially getting them there – while also bringing some challenges. The combined 4.2 million in passengers traveling through Ronald Reagan Washington...

Airports Authority to get federal reimbursement for resettlement efforts

Efforts by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority to assist the processing of refugees and others from Afghanistan in 2021 won praise. And now it is being accompanied by cold, hard cash. Federal officials have agreed to reimburse the authority for...

Advocacy group to mark 60 years since opening of Dulles

On Nov. 17, 1962, President John F. Kennedy and former President Dwight Eisenhower were on hand as the brand-spanking-new Dulles Airport was dedicated, becoming the nation’s first airport purpose-built for the jet age. On the exact 60th anniversary of the...

Airports continue to make up ground; one already at pre-COIVD levels

Northern Virginia’s two major airports have just a little more ground to make up before they surpass pre-COVID travel figures. The 4,373,369 passengers moving through Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport in July compared to 4,539,322...

Airports Authority aims to get board meetings back in person

For an agency whose success depends in large part on convincing the public that it’s safe to congregate and move about the nation and world, the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority does seem, from the outside looking in, to be...

Airport officials pleased with beagle brigade at Dulles

They’re adorable. Just don’t try to sneak anything past them. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority president/CEO Jack Potter on Sept. 21 praised an initiative that has seen U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and U.S. Department of Agriculture send trained beagles to...
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