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Dulles Airport tower being built

Old Photos of Dulles Airport Under Construction

Here is a great series of photos we found at the Library of Congress showing Dulles Airport during construction. And finally, here's a post-construction photo...
"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.

Beautiful 1960s Photos of Dulles Airport

Dulles Airport has an almost Mad Men like romanticism, even though these mobile lounges were a giant pain in the ass. The photo below...
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Opening Dedication Ceremony of 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...
"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.

Boarding a Flight at Dulles in the 1960s

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...
Dulles Airport at night

Three Things You Didn’t Know About Dulles Airport

Know the history of Dulles Airport outside Washington? It was born in the 1960s as the first airport specifically built for jet aircraft.
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Concrete, Steel and Glass: Dulles Airport is the Port of the Future

Dulles International Airport is one of only two federally owned airports in the country (National Airport being the other). Some find it to be...
Concorde taking off

First Commercial Concorde Flight Lands at Dulles

The first transatlantic Concorde flight arrived at Dulles Airport in 1976 to much fanfare. Read the story and see the photos.

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