Washington, DC is the capital of the United States and home to its’ President, Congress and Supreme Court. With a growing and diversified economy, and as a popular tourism destination, Washington, DC is on most people’s itineraries for business or pleasure. If you are planning to charter a jet from Toronto’s Lester B. Pearson International Airport (YYZ) to Washington, DC then here are a few things worth bearing in mind.
Washington, DC has three international airports handling more than 2,200 daily flights. They are:
Reagan National Airport is just 4 miles from central Washington, DC but mostly handles domestic traffic. Dulles International is 32 miles away while Baltimore-Washington International is situated in Baltimore at 33 miles away. Evaluate your needs carefully before choosing your preferred airport, bearing in mind that Washington, DC has some of the most congested roads in the Nation.
A non-stop commercial flight ordinarily takes about 1 hour and 12 minutes to get from Toronto to Washington, DC. Both Toronto and Washington, DC are usefully in the same Eastern Time Zone.
Washington, DC is generally hot and humid in summer, with relatively mild winters and glorious weather through spring and autumn. Remember when packing for your trip that it is likely to be warmer than Toronto, although if you travel in winter you can expect snow.
There is so much to do in Washington, DC that you are unlikely to get through it all in just one visit. It has a treasure of national monuments, memorials and museums, which are situated on or around the National Mall, and for most visitors that would be the best place to start. Washington, D.C., is also a national center for the arts and with 19 million tourists visiting annually, has some of the Nation’s best restaurants and leading hotels.
If you are headed for the U.S. capital then make the journey by jet charter from Toronto to Washington DC. It will not only make a perfect statement but it will make your trip to the city, smooth and memorable.
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