Baltimore Washington BWI Airport Terminal Map Overview

Main Terminal / Concourses at Baltimore Washington BWI Airport

BWI Terminal Layout, Getting Around, International Arrivals, & Terminal Details:

Baltimore/Washington International Airport ‘BWI’  has a two-level Main Terminal
withConcourses A through E. The terminal is shaped like a horseshoe, surrounding parking & transportation facilities in the center. The underground tunnel connects the hourly parking garage with the Main Terminal, and Skywalks A through E from level 6 of the garage connect to concourses (for Concourse C use Skywalk B or D, or the tunnel), while level 5 of the garage connects by Skywalk E to the international concourse E.  A new 9-lane security checkpoint now serves Concourses C, B & A.
If arriving at the Airport by Light Rail service you arrive at the Main Terminal's lower level, outside international arrivals.
If taking the ICC Bus Route 201 from the Gaithersburg Park & Ride Lot at I-270 & MD 124, the 201bus stops at Concourses A (Southwest Airlines) and E (International terminal), dropping off passengers on the upper level and picking up passengers on the lower level. (The route terminates at the BWI Rail Station.)

Getting Around: 
1. No shuttle services are needed between the Main Terminal and the Concourses.  Unless you arrive on an international flight, you can proceed to your next Concourse and gate.  Note that there is now a secure connector between Concourses A, B & C, referred to as the B/C Connector. The Skywalk A - E connections to Concourses:  A or B to Conc. A; B to Conc. B; B or D (or tunnel) to Conc. D; E to Conc. E
2.  A free shuttle runs between the terminal complex and the BWI Marshal Rail Station (where you can pick up the MARC trains to Baltimore or Washington. This shuttle makes stops on the lower-level terminal roadway, between doors 1-2, 8-9, 14-15 & 17-18. 
3.  Light Rail service (accessible from Main Terminal, lower level outside International Arrivals) runs from BWI Airport to downtown Baltimore, Timonium, and Hunt Valley. If you need to get to Penn Station, exit the train at Mt. Royal Avenue, and change to the Penn Station Light Rail.

International arrivals
at Concourse E: Unless you have gone through US customs clearance by participating airports in Canada and the Caribbean, you need to go through passport check, retrieve checked bags, go through customs clearance and - if transferring to another flight - re-check-in bag. 

NOTE that the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine ranked BWI as Numer One Airport for Healthy Meals!  Passengers may stretch their legs between long layovers at walking paths inside the terminal, as well as at the 12.5 mile scenic outdoor trail encircling Airport property.

    The Upper Level of the Main Terminal is the departure & ticketing level is surrounded by Concourses A trough E at the following locations: Concourse C is in the center, to the left is Concourse D , followed by a short Concourse E. To the right of the Terminal center is Concourse A/B, which runs along the right side of the terminal and then splits into separate concourses. Three Skywalks from this level lead to level 6, and one at the south-east corner, to level 5, of the parking garage.  Concourses A & B are connected by the B/C Connector, while Concourses B & C are now connected by the B/C Connetor - both of which house food & retail concessions.  NOTE:  US Airways ticketing & check-in operations are now next to American Airlines & its departures are now from Conccourse C.
      Concourse A/B with gates A1-11 and B1-15 on opposite sides, currently serve Southwest exclusively.  It houses a Travelex currency exchange, an M&T Bank, an ATM cash machine, a UPS & FedEx, and an Information desk.  A new 4-lane security checkpoint on the lower level of Terminal A/B provides access to all of  Concourses A & B gates, which have a large number of food & drink, and retail concessions. Curbside check-in was added along the terminal roadway at Concourse B.
To get to Concourse C, use the new B/C connector, which houses food & drink, duty-free & other shops, and ATM cash machines.

       Concourse C with gates C1-C13, currently serves Alaska, American, Southwest, Spirit & US Airways airlines, and has an ATM cash machine, 2 food & drink & a news concession. Concourse C is connected to Concourse A/B via the B/C connector.
       Concourse D with gates D1-D37 &  temporary walls after gate D37 for gates D30-D35, and after gate D37 for gates D38-47 -  currently serves Air Canada,Delta, JetBlue, & United, and houses the AirSpace Lounge, accessible to all passengers at a daily fee. Concourse D has an ATM machine, children's paly area, charging stations (next to gates D7, D20, D23; across from Greene Turtle restaurant and from the food court, and nar Be Relx spa), shoeshine, food & drink and some retail outlets. is between  D30-35 -  currently serves Air Canada, Delta, JetBlue, & United, and houses the AirSpace Lounge, accessible to all passengers at a daily fee. It has an ATM machine, children's paly area, charging stations (next to gates D7, D20, D23; across from Greene Turtle restaurant and from the food court, and nar Be Relx spa), shoeshine, food & drink and some retail outlets.
       Concourse E - the official International Terminal with gates E1-E8, currently serves AeroMexico, Air Mobility Command, Bahamas Air,  British Airways, Charters, Condor, & Frontier airlines. It handles all international arrivals from Airports without U.S. pre-clearance facilities.  Conc. E has the Wine Bar & Eatery, a newsstand and a tax & duty-free shop.  The British Airways Chesapeake Club Lounge near its entrance (a common-use lounge available to passengers of all international concourse airlines).   
   The Lower Level of the Main Terminal is the arrivals & baggage claim level, housing baggage claim areas numbered: 1-5, 6-9, 10-12 and 13-14.  A USO lounge is near  baggage claim 13-14. Past USO is International Arrivals with customs, information desk and light rail access. The outside of the lower level is surrounded by the following modes of transportation stops: light rail, shuttles to parking and to Amtrak & MARC trains, MTA buses, SuperShuttle & Airport Shuttle, Taxi stands & limousines and rental car shuttles.
Other Amenities & Services in the Main Terminal and Concourses include: Food & drink and retail concessions; the Customer Service Center (upper level near Concourse D), the USO International Gateway Lounge ( next to baggage claim 14, at lower level, international pier (tel. 410-859-4425)); Information desks (tel. 800-I-FLY-BWI); a conference room (410-859-7394), internet access, ATM cash machines, M&TBank, mail boxes, UPS & FedEx drop, tax & duty-free shop at Concourse E; Currency Exchange near Concourse C, and an  Observation Gallery.  BWI now offers the option of free internet access or paid premium service.
New charging stations in the A/B baggage claim areas for Southwest & AirTran airlines and in the International Terminal's seating lounge are able to charge up to ten electronic devices, put on the shelf provided, simultaneously. 
A new lounge - available to all passengers
with a day pass at about $20 offers free food & drink, work stations & WiFi access .

NOTE:  A further improvement plan will create a new secure connector between D & E concourses, a new security checkpoint for domestic & international passengers, and configure airline gates to accommodate more international flights - scheduled for completion by late 2016.

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