Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority

Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/Getty Images)

Fourth of July Travel Tips

With more than 41 million people expected to travel for the Fourth of July holiday weekend, officials are asking travelers to prepare ahead of time to prevent long lines at airports and traffic delays on the road.

07/02/2014

Metro's new map with the Silver Line addition. (Credit: WMATA)

Metro To Take Over Silver Line Later This Month

The agency that operates the region’s Metrorail system expects to take control of the behind-schedule Silver Line extension through Tysons Corner later this month.

05/19/2014

Platform level finishes and signage at Wiehle-Reston East Station. (Credit: David Claypool, Kalorama)

Silver Line Could Carry Passengers By The End of the Summer, Metro Says

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has approved the first phase of the Silver Line project, it announced Thursday, and the line can now be passed on to Metro for further testing.

04/24/2014

Platform level finishes and signage at Wiehle-Reston East Station. (Credit: David Claypool, Kalorama)

Metro Silver Line Project Director Resigns

The head of the beleaguered $3 billion project to extend Metro’s Silver Line through Tysons Corner is resigning.

04/16/2014

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Contractor Again Hands Off Silver Line For Review By MWAA, Metro

The first phase of Metro’s Silver Line, which includes five stations from East Falls Church to Wiehle Avenue in Reston, appears complete.

04/10/2014

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Metro Silver Line Debut Delayed For 3rd Time

For a third time, officials say construction delays will push back the scheduled opening of a $2.8 billion extension of the region’s Metrorail system in northern Virginia.

02/24/2014

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Metro Line Through Tysons Two Months Behind Schedule

The $2.8 billion extension of the D.C. region’s Metrorail system known as the Silver Line is now about two months behind schedule.

07/17/2013

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Search on for Woman Who Went Missing From Reagan Airport

An elderly woman went missing after arriving at Reagan Washington National Airport on Friday afternoon, and police are asking the public to be on the lookout.

05/05/2013

US Flight To China Diverted Over Child Custody Battle (Credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Ex-Airports Board VP Sues For Defamation

A former vice president at the board that oversees metropolitan Washington’s two major airports has filed a $10 million defamation suit against his one-time employer.

01/23/2013

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Runway Closed For Private Plane Parking at Dulles

The westernmost runway at Dulles International Airport has been closed to accommodate private planes for inauguration weekend.

01/18/2013

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