U.S. and European Union flags wave as members of the EU Delegation arrive to attend the G8 Summit, May 18, 2012, at Dulles International Airport in Chantilly, Va. [AP File Photo] This week, the second round of negotiations on the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (T-TIP) is taking place in Brussels. Show More Summary
Circa 1962. "Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia, 1958-63. Eero Saarinen, architect. Control tower interior." Note the "mobile lounge" near the jet. Medium format negative by Balthazar Korab. View full size.
Circa 1958. "Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Va. Model in construction. Eero Saarinen, architect." Self-portrait by Balthazar Korab. View full size.
A more complete view of the "mobile lounge" whose gangway was seen here yesterday. "Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia, 1958-63. Eero Saarinen, architect. Mobile lounges." Photo by Balthazar Korab. View full size.
"Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Va., 1958-63. Eero Saarinen, architect. Mobile lounges." A sort of giant rolling jetway (mostly out of frame at left) that carried passengers at Dulles from terminal to plane. The stair truck supported the gangway. 120mm color transparency by Balthazar Korab. View full size.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, 19 hijackers took control of 4 commercial airliners en route to San Francisco and Los Angeles from Boston, Newark, and Washington, D.C. (Washington Dulles International Airport).At 8:46 a.m., American...Show More Summary
The man, who was on his way to Denver, gave up the mortar round willingly. [ more › ]
On December 1,1974, TWA Flight 514 approached Dulles International Airport outside Washington. D.C. Although it was morning, stormy weather conditions required an instrument approach. At 11:01 the FAA’s enroute controller cleared the...Show More Summary
It is curious how the drums are being beaten loudly for more truck traffic related to Dulles International Airport in a part of the metropolitan area that is already overwhelmed with traffic congestion. Read full article >>
brownpau, Flickr They're a bit quirky. They're an unconventional way to move mass quantities of people from one airport terminal to another. Yet Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD) still relies on these "people movers" to shuttle...Show More Summary
Solar Impulse has successfully hopped its way across the US, completing the final leg of the journey from Washington Dulles International Airport. While today marks the end of journey at New York's JFK airport as expected, the solar-powered...Show More Summary
A California man wanted in the killing of a family of four in the Czech Republic was detained Thursday evening at Dulles International Airport. [ more › ]
Congressman Frank Wolf busts up a spy ring: On March 16, in what appeared to be another case of Chinese espionage, FBI agents boarded a plane at Dulles International Airport to arrest Bo Jiang, a Chinese national with a doctorate in electrical engineering from Old Dominion University. Jiang, a former contractor at NASA’s Langley Research Center in Hampton, [...]
U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials working international arrivals at Dulles International Airport turn up the oddest things. Most recently: a trunk full of 20 raw black chickens. [ more › ]
A woman boarding a flight on Monday at Dulles International Airport was stopped briefly by the Transportation Security Administration after an X-ray scanner found that her walking cane was concealing a sword. [ more › ]
Bo Jiang, a researcher at NASA's Langley Research Center, was arrested by the FBI Saturday night on a plane as it pulled away from the gate at Dulles International Airport bound for China. Rep. Frank Wolf (R-Va.), whose district includes the NASA research facility, accused Jiang of being a "Chinese spy. Show More Summary
In what must have been like a total James Bond scenario, a NASA researcher at Langley named Bo Jiang was arrested on a plane bound for China as it pulled away from the gate at Dulles International Airport. No facts confirm that this was actually an action movie-worthy moment, but one can imagine. More »
Over the weekend, Chinese national and ex-NASA contractor Bo Jiang was arrested on a Beijing-bound plane departing from Dulles International Airport, charged with lying to federal agents. [ more › ]
Bryan Jones shot this lovely portrait of Space Shuttle Discovery at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center; the companion site to the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum is located near Washington Dulles International Airport.
Two airplanes have clipped wings this afternoon at Washington Dulles International Airport, according to WJLA ABC 7 of Washington.