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. 

Low-cost carrier Allegiant Air (currently serving Cincinnati only) will offer: 
- by April 29, 2016 two weekly flights to Cincinnati and Savannah;
- by May 19, 2016 two weekly seasonal flights to Asheville &Tulsa.
- by May 20, 2016 two weekly seasonal flights to Knoxville;
- by June 3, 2016 two weekly seasonal flights to Lexington.
Low-cost carrier Spirit Airlines (currently serving 10 cities) will add:
 - by April 21, 2016 twice daily service to Boston and daily service to Detroit.

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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BWI Delays: 15 mins or less.

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