An American Eagle E175 taxis at Reagan National with a "monumental" backdrop. (Photo: AirlineGeeks | Ryan Ewing)

The Battle for The Nation’s Capital: Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport

With the signing of the Residence Act in 1790, Washington D.C. was slated to be the new capital of the United States of America. While the federal jurisdiction has had its battles, both won and lost, it has become the center of all government affairs for the nation. Over time, three major airports have been built that provide access to the nation’s capital for the nearly 20 million visitors that arrive each year; Baltimore-Washington International Airport (BWI), Washington Dulles International…