Dulles Airport

"Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Virginia, 1958-63. Eero Saarinen, architect. Mobile lounge, control tower and terminal." All we need now is an airplane. Medium format negative by Balthazar Korab.

Dulles Airport has an almost Mad Men like romanticism, even though these mobile lounges were a giant pain in the ass. The photo below is another angle in black and white of this photo we posted a long...

Dulles Airport in 1962

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlTRF4r1J8E This is a video of the dedication ceremony for Dulles Airport in 1962. It was the first airport built exclusively for jets, and 27 miles outside of D.C.,...

"Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, Va., 1958-63. Eero Saarinen, architect. Mobile lounges." A sort of giant rolling jetway (mostly out of frame at left) that carried passengers at Dulles from terminal to plane. The stair truck supported the gangway. 120mm color transparency by Balthazar Korab.

Here's a cool old photo of passengers boarding a flight at Dulles Airport, probably some time in the early 1960s. If you've lived in the area for a long time, you'll remember those old gangways, when ...

Washington Dulles International Airport (Wikipedia)

Today I'm kicking off another new series called "Three Things..." I will do my best to keep these brief and pack in three key points or "ah ha!" moments for the regular and curious GoDC readers. ...

Dulles Airportvideo

Dulles International Airport is one of only two federally owned airports in the country (National Airport being the other). Some find it to be an ugly monstrosity. Others find it to be an architectura...

Concorde taking off

May 20th, 1927, Charles Lindbergh takes off from Long Island, heading east in the Spirit of St. Louis and lands in Paris about 33 hours later, completing the first solo flight across the Atlantic Ocea...

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