Flight Delay in Arlington – Alexandria, VA

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Washington Dulles International Airport. Handling ninety percent of international passenger traffic in the DMV region, with nonstop international flights to Beijing, Toronto, Dublin, Paris, Delhi, Tokyo, London, Cairo, Dubai, Frankfurt, Amsterdam, Istanbul, Accra, Honolulu, Los Angeles, New York and beyond, Washington Dulles International Airport is the world’s gateway to America’s capital. If your travels have brought you here to Washington Dulles International Airport with a flight delay, whether due to inclement weather, maintenance, loading luggage or other reasons, worry not. With the selection in dining, shopping, entertainment, and services here at IAD, any unexpected layover goes in a breeze. Read on for some of our favorite highlights in dining, shopping, relaxation and entertainment here around Dulles Airport.


With over forty eateries, kitchens, restaurants and vendors, travelers of any craving arriving here at Washington Dulles International Airport will find themselves spoiled with variety. Whether you are looking for speedy, on-the-go service for those travelers on a tighter itinerary, or wanting a full, sit-down meal to stay for a while, Washington Dulles International Airport has you covered. Travelers on the move can recharge with caffeine and good food before takeoff at locations such as Capitol Grounds Coffee (Concourse B), Dulles Gourmet Market (Concourse D), Potbelly Sandwich Shop (Concourse B, D), and Starbucks (Concourse A, C, D). For those passengers wanting traditional, sit-in table service, there are multiple options, including American Tap Room (Concourse C), Bistro Atelier (Concourse D), Bracket Room (Concourse B), Devil’s Backbone Taproom (Concourse C), The Kitchen By Wolfgang Puck (Concourse A), and Vino Volo (Concourse B) just to name a few.  


Places to read, study, work

For those travelers arriving here at Washington Dulles International Airport who want to get some work done, study, or read and relax a while during their layover/flight delay, there are a range of environments and workspaces here to choose from. Aside from the complimentary airport wifi and charging stations throughout the airport, there are also the United Club (Concourse C), British Airways Galleries Lounge (Concourse B), Etihad Airways Lounge (Concourse A), Lufthansa Business Lounge (Concourse B), Turkish Airlines Lounge (Concourse B), Virgin Atlantic Clubhouse (Concourse A), Air France (Concourse A) providing food, drink, wifi, ample seating arrangements and plenty of space to unwind, read, study, or nap before your flight. If you are not a member of United, British Airways, Turkish Airlines, Virgin Atlantic, Etihad, Lufthansa or Air France’s loyalty programs, inquire about the policy on purchasing a one-day pass as a passenger of their airline or of a partnered/alliance airline.


Shopping and Entertainment 

For those wanting to pass their time at shopping a wide variety of travel supplies, reading materials, tech, local souvenirs and everything in between, look no further than the vendors here at IAD. These include Brookstone (Concourse C), Chanel & Christian Dior (Concourse B), Coach (Concourse B), M.A.C/Estree Lauder (Concourse B), Duty Free Americas (All Concourses), Hudson News (Concourse A, C), and InMotion Entertainment (Concourse C, D). In addition to the shopping, families will enjoy the Kids Play Area, (Concourse B) a joint effort with NASA featuring fun and interactive ways to recharge and unwind before/after a long flight. 


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