Privacy Statement and Website Policy

Disclaimer: The material on this website is historical and has been posted for the convenience and general information of persons interested in such historical material, speaks only as of its date, and has not been updated to reflect subsequent developments.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

If you do nothing during your visit but browse through the web site, read pages, or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. This information does not identify you personally. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  1. The Internet domain (for example, "" if you connect from a government domain, "" if you connect from a university's domain, or "" if you use a private Internet access account) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our web site;
  2. The type of browser and operating system used to access our site;
  3. The date and time you access our site;
  4. The pages you visit;
  5. If you linked to our web site from another web site, the address of that web site; and
  6. In some cases, which links you follow from our site.

We use this information to help us make our site more useful to visitors, to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record information about individuals and their visits. We do not utilize "cookies" (A "cookie" is a file placed on your hard drive by a web site that allows it to monitor your use of the site.) except for short duration cookies that enable us to limit the repetition of informational "pop up" windows that may appear while visiting sections of our site.

If You Send Us Personal Information

If you choose to provide us with personal information as in an email to one of our online email boxes, or by filling out a form with your personal information and submitting it to us through our web site we use that information to respond to your message and to help us get you the information you have requested. We treat emails the same way we treat other communications sent to the Authority, but we do not collect personal information for any purpose other than to respond to your request. We collect personally identifiable information (name, email address, Social Security number, or telephone number) only if specifically and knowingly provided by you. We only share the information you give us with another organization if your inquiry relates to that organization, or as otherwise required by law. Moreover, we do not create individual profiles with the information you provide or give it to any private organizations. We do not collect information for commercial marketing.

Links to Other Sites

Our web site has links to other organizations’ web sites. This does not constitute an endorsement of their policies or products. Once you link to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site.

Site Security

We ensure that our web site remains available to all users by using a computer system that employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.

Use of Photographs from the Website

Copyright © 1997-2015 Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority ("MWAA"). All rights reserved.

All photographs contained on this web site are protected by United States copyright law. You may browse, search, retrieve, view, download, store or print photographs from for your personal, noncommercial use only. Otherwise, photographs on this web site may not be copied, reproduced, modified, distributed, transmitted, displayed, published or broadcast without the prior written permission of the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority. You may not alter or remove any trademark, copyright or other notice from the content on this web site.

Send questions or requests for permission to:

1 Aviation Circle
Washington, DC 20001-6000

Contacting the Web Site

If you have any questions about this privacy statement, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this Web site, you can contact

1 Aviation Circle
Washington, DC 20001-6000