Why was Clooney in Washington? Turns out it was his dad’s birthday. So he flew in, had dinner, spent the night, and this morning was spotted back at the airport jetting off for parts unknown.

As you can see, he was a sweetheart with the security lady.

Many of you wrote after seeing yesterday’s post – how the paps knew to hit up the airport for George’s arrival.

How indeed?

Photos from Splashnewsonline.com