Metropolitan Washington Airport Authority

Dulles International Airport

D2 Projects: AeroTrain System

AeroTrainLogo A new way to move through Dulles

The AeroTrain will replace most of the current Mobile Lounge system that is used to transport passengers between the Main Terminal and the Midfield Concourses. The train will operate on an underground dual track system.  The AeroTrain will carry passengers between the Main Terminal and Concourses A, B, and C. The stations are located at convenient points along the concourses to minimize walking distances to the airline gates.  The AeroTrain is scheduled to open in 2009.


Statistics about the AeroTrain:

  • Total Number of vehicles: 29
  • Waiting Time Between Trains: 1.9 minutes
  • Maximum Speed: 42 miles per hour
  • Travel Time between Stations: 72 seconds

Construction Details:

  • Estimated Program Cost: $1.3 billion - entire project including tunnels and stations
  • Estimated Completion: 2009

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