Express Drop Off provides the fastest route to Gates 10-59 for all passengers who:

  • Are ticketed on Alaska, American, Delta, JetBlue or United; AND
  • Have their boarding pass; AND
  • Don't have bags to check

Express Drop Off at Reagan National


Follow purple signs to “Express Passenger Drop Off,” which leads to a marked pull-off area between Terminal Parking and the Metro station.

Vehicles may not stop and wait in this area - use Terminal Parking garages instead (free up to 60 minutes). 

Passengers can reach the North and South security checkpoints from this curb without going up or down.

Express Drop off - DCA

The Express Drop Off is a short walk to the Security Checkpoints for Gates 10-59 for passengers with no bags to check.