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Baggage Claim at Reagan National DCA Airport

The baggage claim at each terminal is located on the ground level.

Baggage Carts / Skycap at Reagan National DCA Airport

SmarteCarte baggage carts are available throughout the terminals, parking garages, and at the Metrorail station. Its kiosks accept coins, & 1 & 5-dollar bills, as well as cash. TA, TB & TC locations:

   Terminal A: Behind Info Counter & outside, along taxi cab entrance.
   Terminal B: At Concourse, outside of: Metrorail area &  on baggage claim level (outside between baggage claims 1 & 2,  3 thru 6, &  7 & 8;
    Terminal C: At Cncourse, outside of Metrorail area & on baggage claim level (outside of baggage claims 8 & 9; inside baggage claim 11, & outside of baggage carousel 12.

At outside of the Arrivals level:  locations for the following airlines: US Air - doors 4 & 5; United Airlines - door 3
Delta Airlines - door 2.

Skycap services are available curbside and throughout the terminals.

Security at Reagan National DCA Airport

Security at DCA Airport:
For the latest Transportation Security Administration travel tips and prohibited items list click to the http://www.tsa.gov/public/ or http://www.ifly.com/airport-security/

Helpful Tips & Resources

Whether you're a seasoned jet-setter or a first-time flyer, iFly.com has everything you need to make your airport experience stress-free. Check out these helpful tips for traveling to, from, or through DCA: 

  • Take advantage of the free wifi and explore the web if you have some time before your departure! Additionally, you can relax, grab a snack, and browse the shops.
  • If you're looking for ways to pass the time before your flight takes off, check out these cool layover ideas at Reagan National Airport.
  • If you want to know if your flight might be late, check out the arrival status of the inbound flight.
  • Are you planning a trip to the airport and unsure of the different parking options and their associated costs? Check out this link to find out the locations and fees for both on-airport and off-airport parking.
  • If you need to know what business services are available, like copy machines, postal services, or notaries, please check here.
  • If you are travelling within the local area and need a fast way to reach your destination, take a look at the airport shuttle options available here.