Airports in Virginia
Virginia state has a several airports passengers can choose when traveling to this state. There are 9 Virginia airports offering commercial flights. Most of them are smallhub and nonhub airports, with the exception of Ronald Reagan Airport. Below are listed all airports in Virginia, ordered by passenger numbers. Note there’s a map of airports located at the end of the section.
List of airports
Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport – IATA Code – DCA (~ 23 M Passengers)
Washington National Airport, also known as Reagan Airport, is an international airport serving Washington D.C. and the National Capital Region. Airport is located about 6.5 km from D.C. downtown and 8 km from Arlington. 11 airlines operate at the airport, with American Airlines holding the most of the traffic. Airport is pretty large, with 4 terminals and 46 gates. To get to the airport, you can use pick-up apps, airport shuttles and taxis.
Washington Dulles International Airport – IATA Code – IAD (~ 23 M Passengers)
Dulles Airport is the second large US airport serving the Washington area, located about 42 km west of the center. Airport basically serves the entire Baltimore – Washington area, handling more than 20 million passengers. United Airlines uses it as a major hub, but there are also dozens of other airlines connecting the airport with domestic and international cities. LA, Denver and London are just some of the cities with more than 0.5 M passengers flying to IAD airport.
Richmond International Airport – IATA Code – RIC (~ 4 M Passengers)
Richmond Airport is one of the small-hub US airports, serving Richmond city in Sandston county. It’s located 11 km from the state capital. 10 airlines currently serve the airport, led by Delta and American. As for the flights, focus is on US cities like Atlanta, Charlotte and Bost.
Norfolk International Airport – IATA Code – ORD (~ 4 M Passengers)
Norfolk Airport is the 4th busiest Virginia airport, situated 11 km northeast of Norfolk. Airport is classified as a small-hub. Therefore, it’s no surprise that domestic flights are prioritized. Delta and Southwest control about 40 percent of airport traffic. And for everyone traveling to Norfolk, note there are only taxis and car rentals available.
Roanoke Regional Airport – IATA Code – ROA
- Also Called: Woodrum Field
- Nearby city(s): Roanoke (5 km)
- Airline(s): American, Delta, Allegiant Air
Charlottesville–Albemarle Airport – IATA Code – CHO
- Nearby city(s): Charlottesville (12 km)
- Airline(s): American, Delta, United
Newport News/Williamsburg International Airport – IATA Code – PHF
- Also Called: Patrick Henry Field
- Nearby city(s): Newport News (6.5 km), Hampton (30 km)
- Airline(s): American, Delta
Lynchburg Regional Airport – IATA Code – LYH
- Also Called: Preston Glenn Field
- Nearby city(s): Lynchburg (9 km)
- Airline(s): American Eagle
Shenandoah Valley Regional Airport – IATA Code – SHD
- Nearby city(s): Staunton (18 km)
- Airline(s): United Express
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