Baltimore Washington BWI Airport Overview

Baltimore/Washington Thurgood Marshall International Airport BWI can serve the tri-State area of Washington D.C., Delaware & Maryland. It is one of the top ten easiest U.S. Airports to get to, with a light rail station right in the terminal. The name Thurgood Marshall was added to the airport name in honor of its native son, the late Supreme Court Judge Thurgood Marshall.

Located about 10 miles outside of the city of Baltimore in Maryland, BWI Airport is surrounded by highways I-695, 295, 100, I-97, and I-195 (directly into the terminal).  Situated between the cities of Baltimore and Washington, D.C., it serves both metropolitan areas.

With three runways and over 22M passengers a yearl, Baltimore/Washington International is a hub for AirTran Airways and is served by a host of airlines offering flights throughout the U.S., the Caribbean islands, Canada,  London & Frankfurt, with connections to all points of the globe. 

Both low-cost airlines Spirit & Allegiant have added many new flight destinations, some year-round and others seasonal.
Southwest Airlines will add the following flights between August & November 2016: to Denver, Seattle, Portland ME, New Orleans, Minneapolis and Boston.

The passenger terminal at BWI Airport has Concourses A through E (A & B Concourses are connected). 

that passengers on a longer layover may now be able to rent a bicycle for up to 12 hrs at $5 at the Light Rail station outside the terminal by Concourse E (or simply walk or jog) part or all of the 12.5 mile scenic outdoor trail encircling Airport property.

Airport Contact: Tel. 410-859-7111 or 1-800-IFLYBWI

Present and future Airport developments: Ongoing airport improvementsd (the total project is  to be completed by 2017):
- Creation of a new security checkpoint serving both domestic & international passengers;
- Construction of a new secure connector between D & E Concourses with additional two international gates should be completed by 2016;
- Re-configuration of airline gates to support more international flights;
- Replacement of passenger boarding bridge.

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