Old Airport Terminal

The station at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport serves the Yellow and Blue Lines.  It was the final stop south during the early Metro years, and it is one of the few stations anywhere on the system with three tracks.

This photo is from a time before the modern airline terminal was constructed.  It was a long hike or a shuttle bus ride to or from the congested old building.  The station name was simply National Airport then. 

Only six of the system's 86 stations are classified as "aerial."  Of the rest, 47 are in subway, and 33 are at surface.

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