Reagan National DCA Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Reagan National DCA Airport

Getting around at Reagan National Airport;  Passenger Terminal Layout, Notices, Terminal Details & Passenger Pickup Areas: 

Getting Around:
    The Airport's elevated Metrorail station is connected to the Concourse Level of Terminals B & C. There is also an elevator at the platform's center, while a sloped sidewalk at ground level connects to both pedestrian bridges - follow signs.
    Free shuttle buses run between Economy parking, Satellite Lot, Garage/Rental Cars, Metrorail & the Terminals.

The passenger terminal complex at Reagan National Airport consists of a large Main Terminal, divided into three Terminal sections TA, TB & TC: Terminal A (forming the semi-circle at its west-end) and 3-level Terminals B & C
. No shuttles are needed transferring between terminals.  If you arrive at the Airport via Metrorail's blue or yellow lines, you will arrive at Terminals B & C via enclosed pedestrian bridge.  The multi-level parking garages for hourly & daily parking are across from Terminals C/B, connecting on the lower level to Terminal A's hourly/daily parking garage with rental car pickup, and to a pedestrian tunnel with moving sidewalks.

- Reagan National Airport does not have a US Customs facility; therefore, passengers from participating airports in Canada & some other countries must clear customs at their home airport .
  - DCA has a TSA Pre-Security check available for select frequent flyers and for military active-duty service members (contact TSA 571-227-2829).  It is presently available at Terminal B, South checkpoint - for Delta Airlines. Eligible at present are also Trusted Travelers, Global Entry, SENTRI  & NEXUS members.
- The newly available CLEAR Registered Traveler Program is another option to reduce wait time at security checkpoints

  - American Airlines (AA) passengersAmerican Airlines operates out of both Terminals B & C.  For departing AA passengers, curbside dropoff points & ticket counters offer three options - AA Priority, AA Shuttle (relocated to TB) and AA.  Arriving AA passenges claim checked bags at Terminal B/C, lower level.


Terminal A of Reagan National  - with current gates 1 to 9 - is presently served by Air Canada, Frontier, Southwest, & Sun Country.    On the main level are baggage claim, ticket counters and security check leading to gateway with gates 1 to 9.  A pedestrian walkway with moving sidewalks connects to Garage A.
    NOTE: Terminal A completed its renovation project with an improved curbside check-in; new ticketing counters, lobby upgrades, custom tile flooring & enhanced lighting, new outbound baggage facility, remodeled information desks and a new security screening checkpoint. It has also added more food options, iPads with charging stations & a full-service spa.
Terminal B* of Reagan National with:
    Gates 10 to 22 (Alaska, Delta, Delta Shuttle & United);
    Gates 23 to 34 (American, American Shuttle, JetBlue & Virgin America);
Terminal C* of Reagan National with gates 35-45 is presently served by American.
Both Terminals B & C, and their B/C gate areas have recently added more concessions & are still adding more.
* NOTE:  On a long-term basis, 'Terminal B/C' will undergo redevelopment for better passenger service & efficiency, with a new concourse (replacing the current hardstands) & relocated security checkpoints.

New Food & Drink and Retail Concessions at Reagan Airport:  DCA Airport has been busy transforming and enhancing its shopping and dining areas with a new wave of food & retail options - mainly in the post-security A & B gate areas.  Food for on-board consumption at TA: (a) Cibo Walk-Thru Market at both pre- & post-security areas; and (b) Meridian Deli at post-security. 

Passenger Pickup Areas: Other than parking your car in the Cell Phone Waiting Area and awaiting your call for pickup at the curb, you have the following options to pick up a passenger closest to the arrivals gate:
- Gates 1-9 of Terminal A: use Daily Garage A, with underground walkway to terminal; Gates 10-45 of Terminal B or C: use Hourly Garage B or C, take elevated walkways to concourse level and go down one level to Arrivals.  
-  Meet passengers outside security screening of:  Gates 1-9 on main level of Terminal A; Gates 10-22 at south end of T-B, concourse level; Gates 23-34 at center of T-B/C, concourse level; and Gates 35-45 at north end of T-C, concourse level.

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