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The terminal at Washington/Dulles International Airport. Credit: KAREN BLEIER/AFP/Getty Images

Federal Audit Reveals More Problems at D.C. Airports

A federal audit of the authority that runs metropolitan Washington’s two major airports has revealed more problems, including overreliance on no-bid contracts and executives accepting expensive gifts from contractors.


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Knives Found Taped To Lining Of Woman’s Carry-On at Dulles

A woman was caught attempting to board a flight at Dulles yesterday with concealed knives in her carry-on.


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Police Investigation at Dulles Airport Delays Flights, Closes Parking Garages

A possible bomb threat at Dulles Airport closed a number of parking garages and delayed flights Monday night.


Stock image of United flight at Dulles Airport (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Lufthansa Plane Clips United Express Flight At Dulles Airport

Two planes clipped wings Friday afternoon at Dulles Airport. Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority officials say a Lufthansa A330 and an United Express plane touched while on the taxiway.


Stock image of United flight at Dulles Airport (Credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Severe Thunder Storm Watch In Effect For D.C. Area Until 9 P.M., Ground Stop At Three Major Airports

A severe thunder storm watch is in effect for the D.C. Metro area until 9 p.m. with threats of damaging winds and hail. All flights have been grounded at the three major local airports until further notice.


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Heroin Ring Leader Edward Macauley From Ghana Gets 14 Years For Dulles Dope Smuggling

The drugs were smuggled through Dulles International Airport through a variety of methods: special compartments built into carry-on luggage, attached to underwear. In one case, the smugglers had sewn two pounds of heroin into a courier’s wig.


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Dulles Airport Nearly Doubles International Traveler Capacity

International passengers at Dulles airport are expected to benefit from newly completed construction on an expanded building to process arrivals.


Officials seized 924 packs of cigarettes from a man trying to smuggle them into the country (credit: U.S. Customs and Border Protection)

Customs Officials Bust Man Smuggling 924 Packs Of Cigarettes Into U.S.

Customs officials at Dulles Airport seized 924 packs of cigarettes from a passenger who was returning to the United States from Vietnam earlier this week.


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Last Day To Name The Metro’s Silver Line

Today is the last day to get your ideas in on what to name the future Silver Line locations. Metro has been conducting an online survey to help name the eight new stations to be built, Phase One scheduled for completion in 2013.


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Dulles Toll Road Fares Could Triple By 2018

The cost to travel the Dulles Toll Road already increased at the start of the year, but a much more drastic increase could be right around the corner.





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