Visiting dignitaries, royalty, business men and women, lobbyist, senators, congressmen and women, and tourists from all walks of life make the journey to Washington DC every year, many of them by way of private aviation into and out of the Nation’s capital. If you’re considering a private jet charter to Washington DC, an amazing city that’s so rich with American culture and history, you may fly into one of the airports listed below.
Dulles International Airport (IAD)
Flights into Dulles International Airport require a little more commute time to reach DC as it is located nearly 26 miles from DC in Dulles, Virginia. The airport offers 127 gates serving more than 132 international and domestic destinations along with offering services for 35 different airlines along with private charter jet services and fixed based operators.
Two Fixed Base Operators (FBOs) provide services to private aviation craft flying into Dulles: Landmark Aviation and Signature Flight Support.
Getting to and from the airport is simple with several car rental options, bus transportation, taxi cab services, or by arranging for private car services when scheduling your private jet charter flight.
Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)
If going by the number of passengers alone, Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is the largest of the airports serving the nation’s capital. BWI is proud of its 2009 ranking by Airports Council International as the number one airport of its size in the world for that year. Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport is located in Baltimore, Maryland, and serves as a major hub for Mid-Atlantic air travel.
Private charter jets flying into BWI enjoy ground services provided by Signature Flight Support and ground transportation is available in the form of train services to Union Train station in DC, rental cars from various vendors, and private transportation options including cab services.
Stafford Regional Airport (RMN)
The location of Stafford Regional Airport, in Stafford, VA, makes it an ideal location for travelers interested in arriving in luxury and with easy access to DC (40 miles from the airport) or surrounding areas, such as Richmond, VA (60 miles away); Alexandria, VA (35 miles away), and the Capital Beltway. The airport offers limousine services, conference rooms, pilot’s lounge, catering, and on-site car rental for the convenience of private aviation travelers.
Washington Executive Airport (W32)
Also referred to as Hyde Field, Washington Executive Airport is located in Prince Georges County, Maryland. Because W32 is located within both the Flight Restricted Zone (FRZ) and the Special Flight Rules Area (SFRA), it is recommended that only people who intend to become frequent flyers into the region for business consider this is an airport of choice. It is not the best choice for one time vacation or highly infrequent business travel.
With so many different airports serving the Washington DC area, choosing the right one can make flights into and out of the nation’s capital a virtually pain-free option.
Presidential Aviation is proud to offer charter flights to Washington, DC. Call now to learn about your travel options, private jet pricing, and book your charter jet flight to DC today.