Law Enforcement Exercise on Saturday, November 7

November 3, 2015

Exercise Site, Including B/C Terminal Departures Roadway, Will Be Closed to the Public Overnight


The Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority will be conducting a law enforcement exercise at Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport during the overnight hours of Saturday, November 7, into Sunday, November 8.

During the exercise, a portion of the C Terminal, as well as the entire departures level roadway, will be closed to the public. The airport typically has a small number of scheduled flights during the time period of the exercise; Airport personnel will be on hand to help any passengers navigate around closed areas.

The exercise, which will run from 11:30 p.m. to 1:30 a.m., will simulate response to a law enforcement incident in the airport and will involve the participation of MWAA Police, MWAA Fire and Rescue, and Airport Operations, as well as first responders from surrounding jurisdictions.

PLEASE NOTE: A large number of emergency vehicles will be at the airport beginning in the evening of November 7 in preparation for the exercise. Additionally, some elements of the exercise may be seen or heard by individuals within the airport or surrounding communities.

***Please remember, this is only an exercise. It is not open to the public.***