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DCA Airport Information:

IATA / ICAO Codes: DCA / KDCA
Airport Name: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport
Location: Arlington County, Virginia (near Washington, D.C.), United States
GPS Coordinates: 38°51'7"N by 77°2'16"W
Area Served: Washington Metropolitan Area
Operator/Owner: Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
Airport Type: Public
Elevation: 15 feet (5 meters)
# of Runways: 3
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Facts about Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA):

  • Because of Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport's relatively low elevation of 15 feet, planes can take off or land at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport at a lower air speed than at airports located at a higher elevation. This is because the air density is higher closer to sea level than it would otherwise be at higher elevations.
  • The airport opened June 16, 1941.
  • The furthest airport from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is Margaret River Airport (MGV), which is located 11,682 miles (18,800 kilometers) away in Margaret River, Western Australia, Australia.
  • Given Reagan National Airport's proximity to the city and high-security facilities, Reagan National has extra security precautions required by the Washington Air Defense Identification Zone that have been in place since the airport began operations.
  • The closest airport to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) is Bolling Air Force Base (BOF), which is located only 1 miles (2 kilometers) ESE of DCA.
  • Originally the airport had no perimeter rule.
  • Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport (DCA) has 3 runways.

Map of Nearest Airports from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

List of Nearest Airports from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
11.34 miles (2.15 km) ESEBolling Air Force Base (BOF)Washington, D.C., United StatesView Bolling Air Force Base on a map View satellite image of Bolling Air Force Base Set BOF as destination Airport Get more information about Bolling Air Force Base
29.63 miles (15.50 km) ESEAndrews Field (ADW)Camp Springs, Maryland, United StatesView Andrews Field on a map View satellite image of Andrews Field Set ADW as destination Airport Get more information about Andrews Field
310.83 miles (17.42 km) NECollege Park Airport (CGS)College Park, Maryland, United StatesView College Park Airport on a map View satellite image of College Park Airport Set CGS as destination Airport Get more information about College Park Airport
412.23 miles (19.68 km) SWDavison Army Airfield (DAA)Fort Belvoir, Virginia, United StatesView Davison Army Airfield on a map View satellite image of Davison Army Airfield Set DAA as destination Airport Get more information about Davison Army Airfield
521.97 miles (35.36 km) NETipton Airport (FME)Odenton, Maryland, United StatesView Tipton Airport on a map View satellite image of Tipton Airport Set FME as destination Airport Get more information about Tipton Airport
622.90 miles (36.85 km) NNWMontgomery County Airpark (GAI)Gaithersburg, Maryland, United StatesView Montgomery County Airpark on a map View satellite image of Montgomery County Airpark Set GAI as destination Airport Get more information about Montgomery County Airpark
723.37 miles (37.60 km) WNWWashington Dulles International Airport (IAD)Washington, D.C. / Virginia, United StatesView Washington Dulles International Airport on a map View satellite image of Washington Dulles International Airport Set IAD as destination Airport Get more information about Washington Dulles International Airport
826.01 miles (41.86 km) ENELee Airport (ANP)Annapolis, Maryland, United StatesView Lee Airport on a map View satellite image of Lee Airport Set ANP as destination Airport Get more information about Lee Airport
927.27 miles (43.89 km) WSWManassas Regional Airport (HEF)Manassas, Virginia, United StatesView Manassas Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Manassas Regional Airport Set HEF as destination Airport Get more information about Manassas Regional Airport
1027.27 miles (43.89 km) WSWManassas Regional Airport (MNZ)Manassas, Virginia, United StatesView Manassas Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Manassas Regional Airport Set MNZ as destination Airport Get more information about Manassas Regional Airport
1129.86 miles (48.05 km) NEBaltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport (BWI)between Baltimore, Maryland and Washington, D.C., United StatesView Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport on a map View satellite image of Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport Set BWI as destination Airport Get more information about Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport
1231.98 miles (51.47 km) WNWLeesburg Executive Airport (JYO)Leesburg, Virginia, United StatesView Leesburg Executive Airport on a map View satellite image of Leesburg Executive Airport Set JYO as destination Airport Get more information about Leesburg Executive Airport
1343.02 miles (69.24 km) NNWFrederick Municipal Airport (FDK)Frederick, Maryland, United StatesView Frederick Municipal Airport on a map View satellite image of Frederick Municipal Airport Set FDK as destination Airport Get more information about Frederick Municipal Airport
1445.50 miles (73.23 km) SESt. Mary's County Regional Airport (LTW)Leonardtown, Maryland, United StatesView St. Mary's County Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of St. Mary's County Regional Airport Set LTW as destination Airport Get more information about St. Mary's County Regional Airport
1546.79 miles (75.30 km) NEMartin State Airport (MTN)Baltimore, Maryland, United StatesView Martin State Airport on a map View satellite image of Martin State Airport Set MTN as destination Airport Get more information about Martin State Airport

Map of Furthest Airports from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

List of Furthest Airports from Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport:

RankDistance & DirectionAirport Name & IATA CodeAirport LocationFurther Actions
111,681.77 miles (18,799.93 km) WSWMargaret River Airport (MGV)Margaret River, Western Australia, AustraliaView Margaret River Airport on a map View satellite image of Margaret River Airport Set MGV as destination Airport Get more information about Margaret River Airport
211,658.39 miles (18,762.32 km) WSWBusselton Regional Airport (BQB)Busselton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Busselton Regional Airport on a map View satellite image of Busselton Regional Airport Set BQB as destination Airport Get more information about Busselton Regional Airport
311,640.72 miles (18,733.87 km) WSWManjimup Airport (MJP)Manjimup, Western Australia, AustraliaView Manjimup Airport on a map View satellite image of Manjimup Airport Set MJP as destination Airport Get more information about Manjimup Airport
411,633.68 miles (18,722.55 km) WSWBunbury Airport (BUY)Bunbury, Western Australia, AustraliaView Bunbury Airport on a map View satellite image of Bunbury Airport Set BUY as destination Airport Get more information about Bunbury Airport
511,586.54 miles (18,646.68 km) WSWRottnest Airport (RTS)Rottnest Island, Western Australia, AustraliaView Rottnest Airport on a map View satellite image of Rottnest Airport Set RTS as destination Airport Get more information about Rottnest Airport
611,574.33 miles (18,627.04 km) WSWAlbany Airport (ALH)Albany, Western Australia, AustraliaView Albany Airport on a map View satellite image of Albany Airport Set ALH as destination Airport Get more information about Albany Airport
711,574.29 miles (18,626.97 km) WSWJandakot Airport (JAD)Jandakot, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jandakot Airport on a map View satellite image of Jandakot Airport Set JAD as destination Airport Get more information about Jandakot Airport
811,563.78 miles (18,610.06 km) WSWPerth Airport (PER)Perth, Western Australia, AustraliaView Perth Airport on a map View satellite image of Perth Airport Set PER as destination Airport Get more information about Perth Airport
911,545.69 miles (18,580.94 km) WSWKatanning Airport (KNI)Katanning, Western Australia, AustraliaView Katanning Airport on a map View satellite image of Katanning Airport Set KNI as destination Airport Get more information about Katanning Airport
1011,531.56 miles (18,558.20 km) SWJurien Bay Airport (JUR)Jurien Bay, Western Australia, AustraliaView Jurien Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Jurien Bay Airport Set JUR as destination Airport Get more information about Jurien Bay Airport
1111,470.35 miles (18,459.69 km) SWGeraldton Airport (GET)Geraldton, Western Australia, AustraliaView Geraldton Airport on a map View satellite image of Geraldton Airport Set GET as destination Airport Get more information about Geraldton Airport
1211,436.80 miles (18,405.70 km) SWMorawa Airport (MWB)Morawa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Morawa Airport on a map View satellite image of Morawa Airport Set MWB as destination Airport Get more information about Morawa Airport
1311,428.31 miles (18,392.03 km) SWKalbarri Airport (KAX)Kalbarri, Western Australia, AustraliaView Kalbarri Airport on a map View satellite image of Kalbarri Airport Set KAX as destination Airport Get more information about Kalbarri Airport
1411,421.14 miles (18,380.50 km) SWMullewa Airport (MXU)Mullewa, Western Australia, AustraliaView Mullewa Airport on a map View satellite image of Mullewa Airport Set MXU as destination Airport Get more information about Mullewa Airport
1511,349.87 miles (18,265.79 km) SWShark Bay Airport (MJK)Monkey Mia, Western Australia, AustraliaView Shark Bay Airport on a map View satellite image of Shark Bay Airport Set MJK as destination Airport Get more information about Shark Bay Airport