Located in Dulles, Va., and named after John Foster Dulles, secretary of state under President Dwight D. Eisenhower, this international airport is situated on more than 11,000 acres approximately 26 miles from downtown Washington, D.C. In 2015, more than 21.6 million passengers traveled through Dulles airport. It is governed by the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority.
Among its facilities:
- four runways
- 139 airline gates
- five concourses
- AeroTrain for passenger conveyance
- 1,000-foot moving walkway connecting terminal to Concourse B
- Mobile Lounge/Plane Mate or other passenger transport vehicles
Major Airlines serving Washington Dulles International Airport:
- Air Canada
- Air China
- Air France
- American Airlines
- British Airways
- Korean Air
- Southwest Airlines
- Turkish Airlines
- Virgin Airlines
- See a full list here (link to http://www.flydulles.com/iad/airlines-serving-dulles-international )
What should I do if I’m injured at Washington Dulles International Airport as a patron?
- Seek assistance immediately from an airport employee. Emergency medical care is available at most airports, whether it’s first aid, an on-site infirmary, or skilled EMS transport to the nearest hospital.
- Consult airport security or law enforcement to obtain official documentation of the accident.
- If feasible, document the incident yourself using a mobile phone camera.
- Ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident for their contact information.
What should I do if I’m injured while on the airplane at IAD?
- If you experience an accident while on the aircraft, inform a flight attendant immediately to request assistance.
- If possible, document the unsafe situation using a mobile phone camera.
- Ask fellow passengers who witnessed the accident for their contact information.
What if I am employed by the airport or the airline?
Remember, Abrams Landau Ltd., has a wealth of experience assisting clients who have been injured while on the job. Whether it’s a workers compensation claim, Social Security Disability claim, or a straightforward case of negligence and mismanagement on the part of the airport, the governing organization, or an airline, our agenda is a just settlement or award for you.
Need an example of why it’s important not to go it alone? Check out this blog post from Doug Landau regarding an airport worker’s personal injury case.