Press Release

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority
1 Aviation Circle - Washington, DC 20001-6000 - (703) 417-8370 - Fax: (703) 417-8371

Tuesday, January 27, 1998

New Dulles Facility To Be Dedicated at Ceremony January 28

Alexandria, VA— Congressman Frank Wolf, District of Columbia Mayor Marion Barry, Jr., former U.S. Transportation Secretary Elizabeth Dole, and Steve Ridgway, Executive Director of Customer Services for Virgin Atlantic Airways, Ltd., one of the international airlines that will operate from the new concourse when it opens on February lst, will join hundreds of invited guests and officials from the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority at a dedication luncheon in the new Midfield Concourse B at Washington Dulles International Airport at noon on Wednesday, January 28.

The media is invited to attend the brief ceremony and lunch and to tour the new facility which will open for business on Sunday.

Mobile lounges will take you to Concourse B. The lounges will leave from the B Gates in the Main Terminal between 11:30 and noon.

Media attending the event should park in the hourly lot in rows 34-37 closest to the east end entrance to the Main Terminal and proceed upstairs through security to Gate B-11 where press materials will be provided. For media information, please contact: Tara Hamilton at (703) 417-8370.