BWI Airport - Baltimore Washington Airport ( Baltimore , MD )

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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.
'Thrillist' (the food, drink & travel website, announced that BWI Marshall Airport ranked among the 'top 10 Most Surprisingly Great Airports in America' - including its offers for fitness, rest, relaxation, cultural enrichment and outdoor activities.

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 25.1M passengers in 2016, Baltimore/Washington International 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. 
Airline news:
 - British Airline is now using its Dreamliner for its flights to London Heathrow  Airport.
 - Allegiant Air offers 2 weekly flights to Destin /Fort Walton Beach Airport (Florida)
 - Alaska Airlines offers daily flights to San Diego; and seasonal flights to Portland (OR);  Starting Oct. 16, 2017, it will add seasonal service to San Francisco.
 - Spirit Airlines now offers seasonal flights to Oakland, San Diego & Seattle;  and to San Francisco starting October 2017
 - Southern Airways Express serves the smaller US Airports at Hagerstown, MD, and the Pennsylvania cities of Altoona, Lancaster, DuBois & Johnstown;  and also flies to Morgantown, W.Virgina. For more information visit www.iflysouthern.com or call 800-329-0485.
The passenger terminal at BWI Airport has Concourses A through E (A & B Concourses are connected).  The Airmall added early 2017 a number of new food & drink venues.  (For detailed terminal information open 'Terminal Map' and scroll down to the text; for Parking information open 'Parking Map'; for transportation open 'Transportation: Buses /Trains'.
Note:
 - 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.
 - A Mobile Passort Control is now avilable.
 - Airport Contact: Tel. 410-859-7111 or 1-800-IFLYBWI

Present and future Airport developments: While creation of a secure connector between D & E Concourses with two more international gates was completed - ongoing airport improvements include:
- creation of a new security checkpoint serving both domestic & international passengers;
- Re-configuration of airline gates to support more international flights;
- Replacement of passenger boarding bridge.
The total project is to be completed by 2017.
- Lyft & Uber ride-shares will soon be available.

Address
7062 Friendship Rd
Baltimore, MD 21240
USA
Website: http://www.bwiairport.com/en
Contact: http://www.bwiairport.com/en/en/about-bwi/contact
Phone: (410) 859 7111 or 1-800-435-9294