ADA Compliance - Americans with Disabilities Act

Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport and Washington Dulles International Airport operate in compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and the Rehabilitation (Rehab) Act.


Visitors Guide for Patrons with Disabilities

For general information regarding Airport services provided to travelers with disabilities or special needs, please click one of the links below:


ADA Contact Information

The Airports Authority’s ADA Coordinator is designated, in accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act and the Rehabilitation Act, to coordinate the Airports Authority’s efforts to comply with the ADA and the Rehab Act, including investigation of any complaint communicated to the Airport regarding a denial of access to an Airports Authority facility, service or program, where the denial of access was based on disability.

The Airports Authority’s ADA Coordinator is Joseph Kalet who may be reached by email at joseph.kalet@mwaa.com or by phone at (703) 417-8615. You may also write to:

Joseph Kalet
ADA Coordinator
Office of General Counsel
1 Aviation Circle
Washington, DC 20001-6000


Grievance Procedure Under the ADA

The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority has established a formal process for submitting a grievance if you believe that you have been denied access to an Airport facility, program or service due to a disability. Click here for more information (PDF document).


Unlawful Discrimination

It is unlawful for airport operators and their lessees, tenants, concessionaires and contractors to discriminate against any person because of race, color, national origin, sex, creed or disability. Click here for more information (PDF document).