DCA Terminal A

Terminal A at DCA Airport consists of a semi-circle, which is located at its west-end.



Inter-terminal transportation

Please note that passengers do no need to take shuttle buses to transfer between terminals, since Terminals B and C are easily accessible by pedestrian bridge.


On the other hand, DCA Airport counts with an elevated Metrorail station, which is connected to the concourses of Terminals B and C.


Shuttle buses are available from the terminals to the parking garages (Economy parking, Satellite Lot, Rental Cars) and also to the Metrorail.




DCA Terminal A consists of the following levels:


Level 1: Baggage claim, ticket counters.


Level 2: Security checkpoint, departures and gate areas, including services and amenities.


Terminal A at DCA Airport hosts boarding gates 1 to 9. There is a pedestrian walkway which includes moving sidewalk connected to parking garage A.



See the Airlines in Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Terminal A




Find the following services at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport Terminal A:


  • ATMs
  • Baby care facilities
  • Baggage carts
  • Duty free stores
  • Food, drink and retail concessions
  • Information desk
  • Mobile chargers
  • Traveler’s aid


See more Services here.  



Airport lounges

Terminal A at DCA Airport hosts the USO Lounge.


The USO is the United Service Organization that provides different services to military men and women and their relatives. The variety of facilities includes to enjoy relaxing areas, free beverages, information, Internet access, a children’s room, TV, books and magazines, emergency medical assistance or flight information among others.