Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI) has become the area’s busiest airport, thanks in part to the number of flights offered by low-cost carrier Southwest Airlines. But the airport is served by other airlines, too, including Delta Air Lines and Delta Connection, JetBlue Airways, Spirit Airlines, United Airlines and United Express, and US Airways and US Airways Express. Popular destinations include Atlanta, Orlando, Las Vegas and Cancun, Mexico.
Dulles International Airport (IAD), located 26 miles west of Washington DC is served by some of the world’s biggest airlines, including United and United Express, American Airlines, JetBlue, Southwest and Delta. Popular domestic destinations include Los Angeles, San Francisco and Denver and popular international destinations include London, Frankfurt and Paris.
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is located just three miles outside of Washington DC. With a few exceptions, National only handles flights to destinations no more than 1,250 statute miles away. The airport, which is a hub for US Airways, also handles flights operated by American, Delta, JetBlue and United, among others. Popular destinations include Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, New York and Orlando.
Whether you live in Maryland, Virginia or the District of Columbia, you have several airport choices when traveling. Whether you’re looking for cheap airfares to Los Angeles or Lima, Miami or Manila, San Juan or San Francisco, consider searching for flights from all of the area’s airports to ensure you find the lowest airfare available.
Are you ready to escape winter? Florida destinations offer a variety of activities and attractions that appeal to all ages.
If you’ve taken a cruise, there’s a good chance you’ve set sail from Miami or Fort Lauderdale. But these cities—located about 20 miles apart on the southeast end of Florida’s Atlantic coast—are more than just cruise ship ports. Beautiful beaches, fantastic restaurants, world-class shopping and a host of sports options all beckon visitors to the area.
Consider visiting timing your visit to coincide with one of the area’s major festivals or sporting events, including the Orange Bowl (New Year’s Day), the South Beach Food & Wine Festival (late February), the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show (October), NASCAR’s Ford Championship Weekend (mid-November) Art Basel Miami Beach (early December).
Non-stop flights are available from National, Dulles and BWI to Miami International Airport (MIA) and Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL).