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Connecting flights in IAD Airport?

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Connecting flights in IAD Airport?

I will be most likely flying domestically from Texas to IAD maybe with United Airlines. How can I go to the international flights (Desk 2 for Qatar AIrways) do I just exit the airport after baggage claim. Then how do I get back to the floor where the Qatar Airways/International Flights are? Can I walk there or what.

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1. Re: Connecting flights in IAD Airport?

There are not separate terminals for domestic and international flights. You could arrive at the same terminal you will leave from. If at all possible you should check you luggage through to your final destination. Otherwise you will have to come to the main terminal to collect your bags, go to recheck your bags at the Qatar desk and go through security before going out to the gate.

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2. Re: Connecting flights in IAD Airport?

“Passengers on flights from Washington D.C. with Qatar Airways will need to go to Departure Area 2 to find the Qatar Airways check-in desk. Once you have passed through security you will need to board an Aero Train, which will take you to the gates on the four main concourses.”

In other words, you get your bags and take the escalator up on level from Arrivals to Departures.

But the real issue is whether you’re doing this on 2 separate tickets.

If that’s the case, you run a risk of missing the Qatar flight if your incoming flight is delayed.

How much time do you have between the flights?

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