Daily Archives: November 17, 2012

President Kennedy dedicates Washington Dulles International Airport 50 years ago today (1962)

Video: 'President John F. Kennedy dedicates Dulles International Airport and Chicago O'Hara Airport'

(Saturday, November 17, 1962) — Washington Dulles International Airport, which serves the Baltimore-Washington-Northern Virginia metropolitan area centered on the District of Columbia, was dedicated today by President John F. Kennedy. It was named after John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State under former President Dwight D. Eisenhower.