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Visiting ODASD(SE) Locations

Pentagon | Mark Center

Three airports service the Metropolitan Washington, DC area:

  • Reagan Washington National (DCA), Arlington, VA, closest to SE offices
  • Dulles International (IAD), Chantilly, VA
  • Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), Baltimore, MD

The Washington Metropolitan Airports Authority and BWI Airport websites provide directions, maps, and other transportation information.

Pentagon, Arlington, VA

Army-Navy Drive and South Fern Street (for online directions)
Arlington, VA

Local Transportation

By Metro Rail ─ Take either the yellow or blue line to the Pentagon metro stop. Take the escalator to the top and proceed to the Pentagon Visitor Entrance. Show your ID at the visitor entrance and follow the escort/non-escort security procedures outlined by your SE point of contact. For routing information, see the Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority (WMATA) website.

By Metro Bus ─ A number of buses stop at the Pentagon Transit Center. For routing information see the WMATA website. Upon arrival, proceed to the Pentagon Visitor Center. Show your ID at the visitor entrance and follow the escort/non-escort security procedures outlined by your SE point of contact.

By Taxi ─ Taxis are required to drop off visitors in the Pentagon south parking lot. Proceed counter-clockwise from your dropoff point to the Pentagon Visitor Entrance. Show your ID at the visitor entrance and follow the escort/non-escort security procedures outlined by your SE point of contact.

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Mark Center Offices, Alexandria, VA

4800 Mark Center Drive
Suites E15D08, E16E08-08, and E17C08
Alexandria, VA 22350-3600

Local Transportation

By Metro Bus ─ Take the 7A/F/X/W/M bus to/from the Pentagon to the Mark Center Station. For routing information check out the Metrobus website. Proceed to the Visitor Control Center (VCC). Show your ID at the visitor entrance and follow the escort/non-escort security procedures outlined by your SE point of contact.

By Taxi ─ Taxis are required to drop visitors off at the designated location near the Mark Center Transit Center. Proceed to the Visitor Control Center (VCC). Show your ID at the visitor entrance and follow the escort/non-escort security procedures outlined by your SE point of contact.

Bus/Rail/VRE/Bicycle ─ The City of Alexandria GO Alex website provides information about an array of transportation resources.

Hotels

The list below provides a brief sampling of hotels convenient to the Pentagon and Mark Center in nearby Crystal City, Arlington, and Alexandria.

Americana Hotel Crystal City
1400 Jefferson Davis Highway
Entrance on S. Eads Street
Arlington, VA  22202
Phone: 703-979-3772 or Toll Free: 1-800-548-6261

Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703-920-3230
Fax: 703-271-5212

Crystal City Marriott
1999 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703- 413-5500
Fax: 703-413-0192

Courtyard Arlington Crystal City
2899 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703-549-3434

Doubletree by Hilton Hotel Crystal City
300 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, VA 22202
Phone: 703-416-4100 or Toll Free: 1-800-222-TREE
Fax: 703-416-4126

Residence Inn Arlington Pentagon City
550 Army Navy Drive
Arlington, Virginia 22202
Phone: 703-413-6630

Hilton Garden Inn Arlington Shirlington
4271 Campbell Avenue
Arlington, VA 22206
Phone: 703-820-0440

Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road
Alexandria, VA 22311
Phone: 703-845-1010
Fax: 703-845-7662

Marriott Courtyard Alexandria Pentagon South
4641 Kenmore Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304
Phone: 703-751-4510
Fax:703-751-9170

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