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Dulles International Airport (IAD) is the main airport serving Washington, DC. The airport is commonly referred to as Washington Dulles. It is named after John Foster Dulles, who was Secretary of State under U.S. President Dwight D. Eisenhower. It is one of three airports serving the area, along with Washington National Airport and Baltimore Washington International Airport. It is located in Virginia. It is a hub for United Airlines. It has four runways.

The airport has a single terminal that was built in 1962. The terminal is famous as it was very futuristic for the age. It was designed by Eero Saarinen, who also designed the TWA Flight Center at John F. Kennedy International Airport and the Gateway Arch in St. Louis). There are also two midfield concourses (C/D is used by United and A/B is used by everything else).

The airport was unique because it originally used mobile lounges to transport people to their plane from the terminal. This was replaced by the midfield concourse layout in the 1980s, and the mobile lounges were mostly replaced by the AeroTrain in 2010, except it still transports people to Concourse D.

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