Washington National Airport

Washington National Airport District of Columbia Airports


Stock #: 624164
Type: Postcard
Era: Continental Chrome
City: Washington
State: District of Columbia (DC)
Size: 4" x 6" (10.25 x 15.25 cm)
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Officially opened June 16, 1941. 56 years later, July 27, 1997, the new terminal officially opened. Architect Cesar Pelli designed the new terminal, which is part of a $1 billion renovation program at National (the new terminal cost $450 million). The concourse is 1,600 feet long and includes 54 "Jeffersonian" domes. $5.5 million worth of artwork can be found throughout the building. Three piers, with 35 gates for airline passengers, come off the concourse.
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